It has always been difficult to keep up with the ever changing nature of jargon surrounding education. Another new buzzword or acronym regularly pops up, saturating an already exhaustive list. The focus however should always remain the same - raising standards through high quality teaching and learning. This can be a difficult thing to start thinking about, particularly if you are a one teacher department and don't have the advantage of the sharing and developing from another technology colleague. It may also be something your department have talked about but have yet to engage in. At this time of year might be worth thinking about conducting some self evaluation. Only through such a process will you arrive at a comprehensive and realistic action plan that should aspire to school improvement. The Technology team at Clounagh have been developing some material to assist in this process, if you would like to find out more or discuss this please feel free to contact Averil or Martin at the Clounagh Centre.