Work was much better. Head agreed to get people in to reconfigure the network.
Then we had a meeting with the ICT guy at East Riding Education about the much vaunted learning platform. This had been a bone of contention for many of the schools present as trying to get a true idea of what it was all about has been nigh on impossible. But as he was explaining what it would involve it suddenly became clear.
The whole idea of a learning platform is to strip away much of the hardware architecture of a school and essentially put a lot of the essential work online. They're talking about uplifting education onto the web wholesale.
Suddenly it looks quite interesting.
I'm going to be in charge of getting our kids ready for the next generation of computing; away from operating systems and storing work in physical locations.
Or at least that's what I got from it, we shall see.