Category Archives: Software

Aruba Wireless vs Rukus Wireless (2017)

Over the next 12 months, (sometime in 2018), I expect to test, select and install an new wireless solution of the college and the solution will most likely be one of either Rukus, Aruba or Ubiquiti.  I’m also searching for … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Document Management

As a college we have been considering document management for a number of years and we have been very careful to brush off numerous attempts by venders enticing us into a dark netherworld of document management. In my opinion there … Continue reading

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EdAlive – circa 2007

Today I took a trip down memory lane, to my Ed-Alive experiences of about 2006 – 2010, as I re-discovered our educational licenses, in my ‘license bible’,  which I’ve maintained from about 2005. I  keep a display folder filled with … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze on Macs in Education

Deep Freeze offers instant restore on Mac’s, Server’s and PC’s.  The first time I saw it in action was at Share IT: An ICT conference at Ferny Grove High School , I was in awe of the product because it seemed like … Continue reading

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HP IMC – Intelligent Management Center

I’ve have used HP IMC for the past 3 years and I’m reasonably happy with it. I believe it’s capable of a lot more than I use it for at present. Key Features Runs on Windows or Linux Network Self Discovery … Continue reading

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PCSchool Administration Software (2001 – 2015)

We used PCSchool as our School Admin & Student Management Software from 2001 to 2015 and it served us well enough, in fact I would go as far as saying that it served us very well during this time. Saying … Continue reading

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Lanschool for iPad

Fact: Behaviour management is difficult to manage on an iPad. Any reader of this blog will know that I love iPads, I describe them as magical in An Evaluation of iPads in Primary School and in 2013 and 2015 I issued every … Continue reading

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