Innovation Services

Innovation Services

Innovation Services is part of Bradford Council’s IT Services and comprises of The Innovation Centre Bradford (TICB), the Bradford Learning Network (BLN), the Curriculum ICT team (CICT) and Education ICT(E-ICT). We are a cost recovery organisation bringing together the experience and expertise of a number of educationalists, learning and teaching consultants, learning technologists and media professionals to consult on a wide range of educational projects and initiatives.  The service is managed by Paul Scott.

The Bradford Learning Network is a not for profit provider of education focused internet for schools. The Innovation Centre and Curriculum ICT team work very closely with the BLN ensuring that the broadband provision is used to maximum effect across the Bradford district to support raising attainment across all phases.

The Innovation Centre is a state of the art facility comprising two training rooms, a research and development area and cybercafé. Services include a digital loan boxes, laser etching, blog design / hosting and video creation. Staff at the centre are highly experienced with respect to mobile devices / learning and can support partners to deploy, manage and utilise appropriate mobile devices securely across an organisation.

The Curriculum Innovation team is made up of highly experienced consultants with many years of teaching experience. The team have been delivering high quality training and support to schools and other partners in Bradford and the local region for over 10 years and has a national reputation for leading innovation in the education sector. Besides having specialist knowledge of the new ‘Computing Curriculum’ they also have a track record of raising attainment across the curriculum through the effective use of new and emerging technologies. Members of the team are accredited trainers for Into Film,CEOP, Google and SWGfL 360ºsafe assessors.

Recent initiatives include working with Bradford City of Film, British Film Institute and Cape UK on raising attainment in writing through the ‘Media Literacy Leaders programme’ and working with a range of partners on a national ‘Digital Leaders’ programme.

Education ICT provide ICT support and training to over one hundred and thirty primary schools, academies, nurseries, special schools, independent schools and pupil referral units. Originally formed in 2001 and based in Bradford city centre the staff are highly experienced in delivering services to schools. 

For further information about our subscription services, courses, events and provision please call 01274 434818, email admin@theinnovationcentres.com or visit www.ticbradford.com.

 

 


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