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Major update to Google Apps for Education

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by admin

Google has just announce that it is updating the Google Apps for Education platform with the following features: Unlimited storage: Store as many Google Drive files, Gmail messages, and Google+ photos as you need. Individual file sizes up to 5TB will be supported. Vault: Use Google Apps Vault to archive emails and chats, to search […]

Google Apps for Education + Android Tablet Workshop

Posted on: March 26th, 2014 by admin

eLearning Services, is holding an event entitled – Google Apps for Education + Android Tablet Workshop on the 30th April, 2014 at 18.30hrs at the Sheraton Hotel, Gleeson St, Athlone, Co Westmeath. The workshop will demonstrate how both the Google Apps for Education platform and Android tablet devices can aid learning/teaching in the classroom and […]

ACCS Conference

Posted on: March 26th, 2014 by admin

We will be attending the annual ACCS conference in Killarney from the 27th to 28th March, 2014. If you are attending the conference, please do call to our stand. We would be delighted to demonstrate our solution and explain why we can aid your school with integrating technology in the classroom.  

Sharp rise in number of Irish tablet users: survey

Posted on: March 26th, 2014 by admin

eLearning Services comment Interesting finding from latest Eircom Household Sentiment Survey as outlined in a recent RTE News article. It appears that the number of people using tablet computers to carry out their daily work has increased by 60% to 1.4 million users. This is an interesting find as schools decide whether to embark on […]

Timeline of World Wide Web

Posted on: March 13th, 2014 by admin

eLearning Services comment The World Wide Web is now 25 years old, which started out as a tool to aid scientists to communicate with each other, has changed the way the developed world lives and communicates. The World Wide Web has so much to offer students of today and tomorrow, from carrying out research to […]

Get the SID2014 Anti-Bullying Kit

Posted on: February 20th, 2014 by admin

eLearning Services comment: Please see below an article from webwise.ie in relation to a resource called, #Up2US Anti-Bullying Kit, that was recently released for both Junior Cert SPHE teachers and students. The aim of the resource is to educate students on bullying, and in particular cyber bullying, using active and engaging methodologies and relevant information. […]

Engineers Week 9 – 15th February, 2014

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by admin

Engineers Week is upon us again. It is a week-long programme of nationwide events celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland. The aim of the week is to create a positive awareness of and spark enthusiasm about the engineering profession among people of various ages with little or no engineering background. Events take place nationwide […]

Safer Internet Day 11th February, 2014

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by admin

eLearning Services comment: Below is an extract from the webwise.ie website, highlighting events taking place over the coming weeks aimed at educating young people on how to use the internet in a safe and positive manner. The extract includes links to the saferinternetday.ie website where additional information can be obtained on events taking place to […]

Registrations are now open for the National Scratch Competition 2014

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by admin

Scratch is a visual programming language that makes it easy for young people to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art – and share their creations on the web. Inspire your students to become digital creators.Using Scratch allows students to develop creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills as they work […]

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 by admin

Good luck to all attending the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition from eLearning Services All the best to the students and teachers exhibiting their work at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition over the next 3 days. A special good luck to the Hugh Moyna and his students from St Macartan’s College, Co […]