3 Background (2007) Somerset Learning Platform (SLP) started development in 2007 to help schools meet Government targets 2010 target for secondary schools 2012 for primary schools Online pupil/student data available to parents and carers
4 Vision for Somerset (2007) accessible anywhere, anytime, over the Internet allow flexibility in working practices reduce workloads and increase efficient working practices integrate data and directly present key information from different sources provide access to a range of tools and resources maximises the benefits of connectivity delivered through a web browser
5 Access to MIS data Access to VLE Access to OWA Access to information & documents Support for collaboration Access to resources for learning Access to secure web sites and services Functionality
10 Communicate & Collaborate SLP provides an opportunity to develop a holistic communications strategy within schools, between schools and with the LA. SLP also provides a mechanism for collaboration, for example: between federated schools.