Register
(Photography: PurchY0). (photo: PurchY0)
(Photography: PurchY0).
23.01.2018, 10:39

Transforming Teaching & Learning

Company News, Healthcare & Educational Facilities, Education, EMEA

Capita Managed IT Solutions and C2k have announced the opening of the fourth Northern Ireland annual ICT Excellence Awards.

  


Primary, post-primary and special educational needs schools in Northern Ireland are invited to apply for the awards, with this year’s theme addressing ‘Transforming Teaching & Learning through Technology’.

 

Established in 2015, the ICT Excellence Awards celebrate the innovative use of technology in schools across Northern Ireland and the positive impact this has on students’ learning outcomes and teachers.

 

Over the past four years, entries have showcased how schools in Northern Ireland are using IT to enhance their learning environments.

 

The judges will be exploring how schools have transformed teaching and learning by the innovative use of ICT and how technology has improved the engagement and motivation of students and staff.

 

The winner in each classification will be awarded a value to spend in technology products from Capita’s online catalogue, with schools awarded highly commended status across all classifications.


Capita and C2k are once again delighted to announce the launch of the ICT Excellence Awards. For the past four years the awards have given local schools the opportunity to exhibit their use of IT to enhance the educational environment. The awards present a fantastic opportunity for schools to share their achievements with the teaching community and celebrate the great work they’re doing to develop the learning environment through the innovative use of ICT.

Ed Brown

Managing director, Capita Managed IT Solutions

 
 

Tim Matchett, head of C2k managed services, added: “For four years now the ICT Excellence Awards have allowed schools in Northern Ireland to showcase their talents and achievements with the innovative use of technology. The awards offer schools the chance to celebrate the wonderful work they do daily, using technology to inspire students throughout the country.”

 

I am proud that Seaview Primary School won the ICT Excellence Awards in the primary school classification in 2017. This award was a real testament to the hard work from the team at Seaview. We strive to make learning more engaging and have embedded technology in every aspect of our curriculum and I would encourage every school in Northern Ireland to apply for the award and showcase the impact technology is making on their pupils’ every day learning.

Corinne Latham

Principal, Seaview Primary School

 

Registration for the awards is now open and entries must be submitted by Friday 9th March 2018. Finalists will be unveiled in June 2018, with winners being announced at the annual awards ceremony in October 2018.

 

Application packs can be requested on our website, where you can also read more about the 2017 awards. Videos of the 2017 finalists can be viewed on the Capita Managed IT Solutions YouTube Channel.

 


About the C2K Project

The C2k project provides the infrastructure and services to support the enhanced use of ICT in grant-aided schools across Northern Ireland.

C2k is managed by the Education Authority and delivers its services through a contract; Education Network (ni); operated on behalf of C2k by Capita Managed IT Solutions. Learn more.

 

 

Article rating:

vote data

Leave a reply

 (photo: Polyteck Group)
News Editor  - 30.09.2021

Residential PPM Contract Award

Polyteck Group has secured a one-year contract to provide planned preventive maintenance (PPM) services at Lillie Square, a new landscaped residential development in West London in the latest of a...

Pictured (L-R): New apprentices, Thomas Gordon, Emma Walker and Manveer Sangha. (photo: Mitie Group)
News Editor  - 28.09.2021

Mitie Welcomes Technical Apprentices

Mitie has surpassed a target of recruiting 50 new technical apprentices in 2021 with the addition of a new intake of 41 apprentices to its Technical Services Apprenticeship Programme.

(Photograph courtesy of Tookapic). (photo: )
Marissa Francis  - 05.03.2018

The Definition of 'Clever'

Marissa Francis, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Improver with ABM UK, explains why university isn't the only route into facilities management.

New chargepoint installation at Southampton Airport. (photo: Southampton Airport)
AGS Airports  - 26.03.2018

Southampton Airport Adds EV Chargepoints

Southampton Airport is helping power the growing number of electric vehicle (EV) drivers on UK roads with the installation of seven new Pod Point 7kW chargepoints in its short stay and priority...

 (photo: )
FM Editor  - 31.05.2019

King's College Hospital Contract

Artic Building Services will provide HVAC maintenance services under a new contract with the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Penn State University. (photo: )
FM Editor  - 03.04.2019

BACnet Site Manager for Big Building Networks

Vancouver, BC based Optigo Networks will be releasing its Visual BACnet Site Manager aggregation tool for different capture nodes across building and campus networks on 25 April. The tool was...