VLE developed for schools/colleges everywhere
was developed as a content creation, communication & knowledge
sharing platform for schools. The vision is for a centrally
lifelong learning environment developed and used in partnership
with schools, regions or countries. The service is available
anywhere and in any language.
is a different but related platform used for eCity developments
designed for SMEs and local Government services.
has a client list which includes over 40% of UK schools.
London Grid for Learning (all LEAs and 2700 schools) www.lgfl.net
East of England Broadband Network (E2BN), comprising another 3000
Gwent a Local Education Authority in Wales have adopted the full
Learning Manager solution in every school.
has been commissioned by LGFL/DFES to develop, deploy and maintain
the Managed Learning Environment for Gifted and Talented (GAT)
students and for teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
in London. This high profile project is part of the £10m 'London
Challenge' project funded by the DFES which aims to revolutionise
education in London. GAT coordinators will be appointed at every
London school and LEA. The aim is that 10% of students at every
London school will join the programme and all of their learning
will be managed through the db LGFL MLE, where imaginative learning
programmes and learning options will be available and managed.
MLE will be a major upgrade to the existing service to LGfL and
New user profiling (e.g. to determine learning style, skills gaps)
New Individual Learning Plan application
New Record of Achievement application
New voice over IP, video conference, whiteboard and application
sharing virtual classrooms
db Asset Repository, accessed for example, from within LO/adaptamation
via browse for easy insert of media
Mixed Media/Real Player Presentation style synchronised presentation
is to become the first eCity in the UK. Newcastle.com will provide
innovative services to all SMEs and local Government.