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Some schools have made contact to enquire how to get more visitors to their Scoilnet blog.
Mark Warner’s website www.ideastoinspire.co.uk has a presentation called FOURTEEN Interesting Waysto Encourage Pupils and their Families to visit your School Blog which is worth looking at.
You can find the the advice at http://www.ideastoinspire.co.uk/encouragingpupilstovisitschoolblog.htm
At present, there are a series of training courses running in your local Education Centre.
There are three courses that have a Scoilnet Blogging element.
CREATING YOUR SCHOOL’S WEBSITE USING SCOINET BLOGS
TFC AGUS AN GHAEILGE
Check with your local Education Centre for further details
Scoilnet Webhosting & Blogging Service is currently in “Beta” (Trial) phase. A number of schools have received their accounts and are currently trying out the different features in WordPress. We will feature some of these schools in the near future.
The numbers of Irish schools blogging are increasing as well a number of teachers and students with their own personal blogs.
Scoilnet has a list of all schools that we are aware of that are blogging.
If your school is blogging and not on the list, let Scoilnet know.
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It might be a good time to have another look at the Watch Your Space Cyberbullying video that was aired on TV in the past few months.
This is the first post on this blog. This blog will help schools with getting started on Scoilnet blogs