Category Archives: Information Management

OER Schools Guidance

  Leicester City Council have released four guidance documents and a range of practical information to support school staff in understanding, finding, creating, and sharing Open Educational Resources (OER). The OER Schools resource packs can be downloaded from http://schools.leicester.gov.uk/openeducation. Josie Fraser … Continue reading

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Understanding Open Educational Resources: Information for Schools

   Leicester City Council’s DigiLit Leicester team is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Björn Haßler, Helen Neo, and Janet Blair, who will working with us to create guidance for secondary school staff, which will introduce and promote the use … Continue reading

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Thematic links and resources

The Leicester City Council BSF webpages are currently being updated. We’ve been asked to provide resources linking to and supporting our ICT thematic areas. We’ve rounded these up in one handy place for you here. These lists are of course … Continue reading

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Leicester City Schools Taking BYOD Forward

Photo credit: Picture shared under a Creative Commons Licence by Charles Rodstrom Schools internationally are looking at how the currently untapped resource of learner owned devices can be put to better use. This has resulted in a recent explosion of … Continue reading

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LRC Connect

The Council’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Youth Engagement Team consulted 400 young people aged between 11-19, to find out what Leicester learners’ priorities are. Young people told us that they regard the library as one of the most … Continue reading

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Welcome to LCC SchoolTech!

Welcome to LCC SchoolTech! Leicester City Council’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme is providing the city with a once in a lifetime opportunity to not only  improve school buildings, but to make sure schools in Leicester are at … Continue reading

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