With the announcement of over €30m in ICT infrastructure grants for primary and post-primary schools earlier this year it mus

The investment marks the start of the implementation of the government’s €210 Million Digital Strategy for Schools

The funding will support the development and implementation of an eLearning Plan for each school to embed ICT in teaching and learning.

Some examples of the infrastructure that schools can purchase with this funding are:

  • Teaching computers/shared student computers. These may include desktop PCs, laptops, tablets or hybrid devices.
  • Projectors including short throw or ultra-short throw, long throw, interactive, or interactive flat screens (IFS).
  • Cloud based tools and applications to support learning.
  • Learning platforms – these are generally cloud based applications used to support the teaching and learning process.

Here at The PC Repair Centre, we can quote and supply you with all your ICT Requirements – Get in touch via our link at the bottom of the page

PC and Notebook Procurement Framework:
A new combined PC and Notebook  procurement framework is available for schools and other parties. We have developed a ‘Guideline for Schools on using the PC & Notebook Procurement Framework’ which is available PC Notebook Framework (2017).doc (size 749.1 KB).

Wireless Networking Procurement Framework:
As of May 2016, a new ‘Wireless Networking and Associated Services’ procurement framework has been put in place for all schools and educational institutions. For more information on this framework go to: www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie/en/Technology/Networking-Wireless-Networks/

Digital Projector frameworks:
The following two frameworks are available for schools to use to specify, seek quotes and purchase projectors while achieving value for money.

Short-Throw Projector.doc (size 193 KB)
Long-Throw Projector.doc (size 112.1 KB)

Apple iPad, Macbook and iMac Framework
A new procurement framework is available for schools to assist in purchasing Apple iPad, Macbook and iMac and associated services. We have developed a guideline for schools on using the framework which is available at: Guideline-Apple-Framework(2017).doc (size 88.6 KB)

Chromebook & Android Devices Framework
A new procurement framework is available for schools to assist in purchasing Chromebook & Android devices and associated services. We have developed a guideline for schools on using the framework, and this is available at: Guideline-Chromebook-Android-Framework(2017).doc (size 313.3 KB)

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