Mar 212017

Glow Users can now download for free the Microsoft Office 2016 apps on up to 15 personal devices; up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets (Windows, iPad and Android) and 5 phones. 

‎Making the these apps available helps Glow users take full advantage of the opportunities these tools offer. The Office apps which include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote provide a learning platform that translates beyond school and into the world of work. 

To download the Office 2016 apps, log in to Glow and either click on the Download Office Now tile or go to the Office 365 Home tile and once in Office 365, click on “Install Office 2016” at the top right of the page.

Further details here

Dec 132012

Yes everyone, it’s that special time of year again.  Here is the REAL Santa at a school near you, answering your hard Santa questions and checking if you’ve been naughty or nice – well have you?  Tune in this Friday (14th) and join all the Christmas fun! Ho ho ho!   Click Here to sign up or join in on the day.

Nov 222012

Our photograph shows what looks like an everyday Maths lesson.  But in the top right hand corner of the whiteboard, a pupil, at home on Gigha because of adverse weather, joins the class through webcam and GLOW.  Douglas can see the teacher’s whiteboard on his computer at home, can see his classmates working and joins in all their activities.  Tarbert Academy is successfully piloting Lessons at Home for pupils who travel by ferry each morning so that learning and teaching time is not lost this winter. Continue reading »

Jul 102012

A new ‘Excellence Group’ has been announced by Cabinet Secretary Mike Russell to consider the future direction of GLOW.  It certainly seems like a group constituted to think big and to be creative, leading us to think that the recent GLOW agreement with Microsoft and their “365” suite of tools may not yet indicate our long term direction. 

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