The KingsNet Learning Platform
What is it?
It is a sophisticated, user-friendly, intuitive, online space in which teachers and learners can collaborate and communicate safely. It is a space in which all of its users can interact in ways that will enhance their work by connecting them beyond the rigid confines of classrooms and schools.
And it could be a lot of fun! Read on if you want to know more of the background to all of this or jump to the end to access the useful links to other information about this topic.
Following discussions with schools through the ICT Strategy Group we have teamed up with Viglen / it’s learning to provide a Kingston-wide online learning platform. Viglen is a major ICT company in this country (chaired by Sir Alan Sugar) with a substantial interest in the school sector. it’s learning is a market-leading Norwegian company dedicated to the provision of learning platforms to education.
Our aim is to develop this provision during 2007-8 and 2008-9 resulting, hopefully, in all of our schools engaging and working in this safe, secure, collaborative space. By setting this up as we have – with a cross-borough approach rather than at individual school level – the opportunities for exciting links to develop between teachers and learners in all of our schools is made very real.
If you want to know more about what this learning platform can offer you could start by referring to the links at the end of this page.
In order to ensure a manageable take-up of this offering the development is being phased in.
This should enable us easily to meet government targets that require that: