Published: July 2015
UCL Academy wanted to make it easier to engage in independent learning and problem-solving, and to prepare pupils for working in a digital age. In particular, the school had positive experiences of using mobile devices for specific apps, and for researching and collecting evidence.
Over the first year…pupils had learned how to use them appropriately and were now regarding them as tools for learning rather than exciting gimmicks”
The school also had a number of concerns, including potential cost, and sustainability. Their main challenge was the lack of a functioning e-portfolio system.
The school also noted that it was essential to invest in professional development training and provide ongoing support to use technology in the school in order to take advantage of other technologies and opportunities.
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