The NCTE are still rolling out their free web space but because they have two different hosting packages, everybody is confused including themselves. I’ve received a couple of emails since I gave my talk on Blogging at the CESI conference asking me about the Scoilnet hosting. I usually just refer them on to the NCTE helpdesk. However, I got a worrying email from someone who has been trying to get a blog up and running but has hit a wall because the people on the NCTE helpdesk don’t know what she’s talking about.
One of the criticisms that teachers had of Scoilnet’s services such as the World Map, the Britannica Encyclopaedia and the Irish Times Archive was that we could only access them at school. Furthermore, schools could only access these services if they had a decent Broadband connection from the NCTE. The good news is that the … Read more