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    This group has been set up to encourage partnerships between education in the UK and abroad, to bring other cultures into the classroom. There is the opportunity to discuss experiences and best practice in using videoconferencing in education. The group meets three times a year via VC. Over the past year we have enjoyed a presentation given by National Archives, also Paul Gross from Metlearn, who are some of the Janet Content Providers. The next meeting date is February...

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    Megaconference Junior is an international schools’ videoconference that takes place every year. Young people (mainly aged 7 – 19) from the US, UK, Croatia, Australia and Asia join together to share stories, ideas, jokes, recipes and much more. This event is completely free, and there is no cost involved for UK schools using the Janet videoconferencing service, more information about the service can be found at: www.ja.net/janetvc

     

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    Welcome to the Janet West Midlands Group

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the West Midlands seeking information about Janet connectivity in their region, support, services and contact information.

    The advanced technology at the heart of Janet coupled with the government’s drive for shared services and efficient procurement mean that Janet’s common infrastructure can support multiple communities and deliver significant savings.

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    This group is to enable UK education to access content providers from around the globe using videoconferencing. There is content from the USA, Canada and Australia, from places such as NASA, the Great Barrier Reef which schools and colleges have been able to link to their classroom.

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    ** The streaming platform was retired in Summer 2017 **

     

     

    Jisc currently provides a Wowza-based flash streaming platform to the Student Television community, free of charge.

    Each of the 42 currently affiliated NaSTA stations has an account available to them on the platform. The servers have the capacity to reach up to 3000 viewers in HD (5000 in standard definition).

    At the moment, the servers are being rolled out to the members...

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    This year we will be holding two separate events on two separate days. One day will focus on Content, one day on the technical elements of Videoconferencing.

    The date has now been agreed for the Janet VC User group Content event-it will be on Thursday 5th December. It will be aimed at schools(all Key Stages) and FE, teachers, users, lecturers, Head teachers, subject heads.There will be presentations from a selection of Janet Content Providers,also opportunities for Janet updates...

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    Here is a list of the current Janet Content Providers - please contact the Content Provider directly to book a session. 

    Bedfordshire Archives

    Bedfordshire Archives provides free video-conferencing sessions for all schools.

    Meet the archivist sessions give pupils the opportunity to talk to an archivist and find out more about archives; what they are, how they are looked after and what they can tell us about the past.

    Each session is carefully tailored to...

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    Welcome to the Janet Videoconferencing Content Providers group. 

     

    This is a private group for Janet registered Videoconferencing Content Providers. Please join the group to view all content.

    If you are a Janet registered content provider you can login/register using the button in the top right.This will enable you to see when we publish articles, events and documents. 

    Any comments posted can only be seen by group members.

     

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