Replacing BGfL - What next? Morning Session

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Westbourne Road

Birmingham

B15 3TR

United Kingdom

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The Birmingham Grid for Learning is being decommissioned in April 2020. LGfL and SIPS are providing a free event for all Birmingham School

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As LGfL and SIPS are not for profit organisations dedicated to improving educational outcomes with technology, we want to help schools create their own IT strategy that is secure, sustainable and can deliver genuine benefit.

During the sessions we will consider the components of an IT strategy, how a move to the LGfL service will help deliver these and address the challenges of losing access to the current internent provider. We will cover how LGfL and SIPS can transfer connectivity seamlessly from BGfL, highlighting the resources and support available once the connection is up and running. We will also hear success stories from local schools already using SIPS and LGfL services.

Schedule for the morning session:

08.30 – 09.00 Arrival & Refreshments

09:00 – 09.30 Addressing the challenges resulting from the end of BGfL’s connectivity offering for schools

09:30 – 10.00 Procurement, continuity of service, timeframes, what happens next?

10.00 – 10:15 DigiSafe Online Safety and Safeguarding MA

10:15 – 10:30 Security: Helping Make Schools Secure, Protecting Schools Data and GDPR

10.30 – 10.45 Refreshments

10.45 – 11.15 Let’s Get Digital – value for money and partnerships

11.15 – 11.45 Component parts of an effective ICT Strategy for Schools and MATs

11.45 – 12.00 SIPs Success Stories

12.00 – 12.45 Lunch / Networking / meet the team

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Westbourne Road

Birmingham

B15 3TR

United Kingdom

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