ICT - News
Off-site data tool
Data specialist Groupcall has launched an app to help school leaders keep management information at their fingertips. Groupcall Emerge, designed for the iPod touch, iPhone or iPad, provides remote access to records such as timetables, attendance, behaviour and medical details, making the data available when the school network is down or teachers are off-site. For more information, go to www.groupcall.com
Naace to see schools online
Naace, the association for ICT teachers, has unveiled a dedicated school corner on its website. The section provides schools with access to online journals and resources, details of courses and accreditations, special offers on products and links to ICT jobs. For more information, go to www.naace.co.uk
Quiz for creative whizzes
A new quiz aims to identify the creative strengths of teachers and students. Creative ID, developed by software company Adobe in conjunction with educational psychologist Kairen Cullen, sets a series of questions designed to reveal skills that can be used to categorise people as artists, wordsmiths, collaborators, communicators or visionaries. The quiz will be available from this month. Visit www.AdobeCreativeID.com.