FlashMeeting Retirement Of Service

E2BN will no longer be supporting or offering the Flashmeeting Video Conferencing Service due to increasing technological issues with the platform. We have, therefore, decided to end all support for Flashmeeting with immediate effect.

E2BN provided this safe and reliable VC service to schools and educational establishments around the World for over 15 years. We were proud and excited to offer this straightforward solution at a time when VC usually required schools to purchase high-end equipment. However, technology moves on and there are now many, often free, platforms that make video conferencing an everyday possibility in the classroom. 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the termination of the service.

 

 

VC with Father Christmas 2018

It's that magic time of year again! Yes, its September, we've all just got back from our holidays and teachers are thinking about Christmas! 

E2BN has been thinking about Christmas too and is delighted to announce...The return of Father Christmas!

Once again we have persuaded Santa to help you and your pupils get in the mood for Christmas with our very special 'Video Conference with Father Christmas' sessions.

Father Christmas plus Mother Christmas, and possibly a few elves, will be available on 11th, 12th and 13th December 2018 to speak to your pupils live from the Christmas Grotto. 

Find out how Father Christmas manages to visit so many houses in one night, learn what makes reindeer fly and how Father Christmas manages to eat all of the mince pies!

Twenty Minute Slots with 15 minutes talking with Father Christmas available on 11th, 12th & 13th December 2018 between 9 am and 3.30pm

Father Christmas

You will need

  • A PC or laptop with speakers, a microphone and a webcam. (We don't recommend that you use a tablet)
  • You may need to download a video conference client (piece of software) to your device before the session - we will supply full instructions.

You will also need to carry out a test session to ensure that the 'tech' works with one of the E2BN office elves prior to your session.

£30 per session

To check availability and to book your session please phone: 01462 834588 or email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Computing is Fun - 7 November 2018 - Free!

Are you new to teaching Computing at KS1 or KS2? Maybe you have recently been given the role of Computer lead or are teaching computing for the first time or to a new year group. You might even be an experienced computer teacher looking for some exciting ways to engage reluctant colleagues in Computing

This free, one-day course will focus on the Computer Science elements of the Computing Programme of Study

Learning Objectives:

  • Become familiar with and understand the computing curriculum programme of study
  • Understand the tricky vocabulary and computer science concepts 
  • Try practical activities that build deep understanding of CS concepts that you can replicate in your own classroom (including abstraction, decomposition, data representation, algorithms, debugging)

You will also leave with some 

  • (Free) Resources to use in your classroom
  • Fantastic ideas for making Computing a fun, engaging activity for all pupils (including why Mary Queen of Scots might have kept her head if she had been better at Cyber Security )

 

This course is FREE to staff at E2BN schools (£70 for staff from Non-E2BN schools)

 Date: 7th November 2018

Venue: E2BN Office, Unit 1, Saltmore Farm, New InnRoadd, Hinxworth, Hertfordshire, SG7 5EZ

Lunch will not be provided - please bring your own. However, tea/coffee & biscuits will be available throughout the day

To secure your place please complete the form below

Book a place: Computing Is Fun

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Additional Information & Pricing

Free places are available for delegates from E2BN Broadband Direct connected schools and academies .

Free places are available for delegates from schools or academies that take their broadband from a member local authority. See the list below.

Delegates from schools and academies in other Local Authorities or that have 'opted out' of their Local Authority broadband service or E2BN broadband provision are welcome to attend the course at £90 per person.

E2BN Member Authorities

Bedford Borough, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Luton, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock.

Cancellation Charges

Please note, full attendance charges may be applied to paying or FOC delegates for cancellation or non-attendance if notified later than 14 days before the event.

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Free teaching resource - Using your mobile safely

"Myfirstmobile" is a programme of study derived from a Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board  Digital Citizen Award project and is designed for teachers to equip pupils with basic skills to help them to make the correct choices whilst using the internet.

It starts with a 5 minute animated film created by students from The Creative and Media Studio School which is all about a boy receiving his first mobile phone on his tenth birthday. The video starts at his birthday party and takes viewers through a number of challenging issues about his ownership and safe use of his new phone.

What follows are a number of session plans on different internet related subjects taking the child through their online learning experience.

Once all sessions have been completed, children are encouraged to take the quiz to test their online safety knowledge and skills.

On successful completion of the programme all participants will be able to obtain a certificate of their achievement.

The programme is best delivered over several sessions. It has been put together by a collaboration of senior teachers and online safety professionals addressing a number of key elements covered in the PSHE curriculum.

It was funded by the local PCC through their money reclaimed from criminal activity. It is open to any school, free to use and they can access the resources at http://www.myfirstmobilephone.org.uk/ 

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