1st April 2008, Reading, UK; NetOp Tech Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Danish IT company Danware, has reported that its NetOp School software solution has helped Ysgol Pencoed School in Wales to improve student’s GCSE ICT results by 72%. Ysgol Pencoed is just one of the 35% of UK schools currently using the company’s classroom management software with amazing results.
Rob Green, Head of ICT at the school said; “Thanks to the support of NetOp, the ICT department has improved from being the lowest-achieving in the school to one of the best in Wales. Using this education solution has made sure that all students are able access demonstrations, whereas visually impaired students would not normally be able to see data-projector led demonstrations.”
The ICT Department’s GCSE results have improved from 23% (68 students) in 2002 to 95% (128 students) grade C or above in 2007. A-Level students have maintained a consistent 100% pass rate and 70% A-C grade. These are well above the local and national average.
Rob continues; “The thing that stands out about NetOp School is that it gives teachers who are nervous about using technology the confidence and tools to take control of the classroom – NetOp call this e-confidence.”
Peter Claxton, Educational Business Development Manager at NetOp added “NetOp School, is a easy to use, flexible and extremely secure all-round solution for computerised teaching at any level. It helps you personalise the learning experience, manage the classrooms and its resource in a 100% safe searching environment allowing you to get on with teaching. This means that you can prepare for a class, teach and then test all from one solution. Ysgol Pencoed has made particular use of the demonstration and screen-sharing facilities, with great success.”
The school, which first implemented the technology in 2003 is dedicated to fulfilling the potential of all students, by providing a collaborative and effective personalised learning environment for all. This enables all students to acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to create quality of life and personal well-being whilst improving learning outcomes.
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NetOp Tech Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Danware A/S, which develops and markets software based on NetOp technology. This technology enables swift, secure, and seamless transfer of screens, sound, and data between two or more computers.
The company has three business areas: NetOp Remote Management, NetOp Education, and NetOp Security. NetOp Remote Control makes it possible to remotely control one or more computers; NetOp School is used for computer-based classroom training; NetOp Netfilter is an internet filter and NetOp Process Control limits the applications and programs that can execute on a user's computer.
Danware products are sold in more than 80 countries worldwide, and in 2006 turnover was approximately DKK 97.93m. Danware is listed in Copenhagen and forms part of the SmallCap+ index.
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