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Unlocking the many benefits of ICT in the classroom

A post-primary principal in Baltinglass, County Wicklow has said enterprise-level broadband was vital to improving the learning process.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
27th April, 2014
Orla Dunne, Scoil Chonglais, Baltinglass, demonstrating the school's technology to Bernard Dunne, Youth2Work Champion; Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Cathriona Hallahan, managing director, Microsoft Ireland.

A post-primary principal in Baltinglass, County Wicklow has said enterprise-level broadband was vital to improving the learning process.

Scoil Chonglais is currently using a 40 MB broadband connection. The school's principal, Rory O'Toole, said a planned upgrade to 100 MB would help students interact more with the education process. The school is working with Microsoft to increase the role ICT plays in the classroom.

''We're trying to build a working environment where we can enable synchronised uploading...

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