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Case Studies

Website Design & Training for Local Small Businesses: 2013 – 2014

Often small businesses don’t have big budgets to create an effective online presence, so after receiving many queries from local businesses we have created a ‘starter package’ where we provide website design and staff training for small businesses. The package include design consultation, website design & development, all linked to a social media presence, supported with staff training workshops.

Educational Consultancy Project: 2012 – 2013

Recruited by Amey IT, an ICT Managed Service to Integrated Bradford covering 13 schools across 10 campuses, serving approx 15,000 users, to provide an educational focus to ICT strategies. This includes leading on the development of an LA-wide virtual learning environment across secondary schools and working with the schools to ensure that Amey ICT strategies are aligned with the schools’ focus on ‘Teaching & Learning’. Developing online bespoke ICT support resources, aimed at providing schools with high quality continuous professional development opportunities for staff, regardless of ICT ability levels or experience

Business Analyst Consultancy Project: 2011 – 2012

Business Analyst designing and developing the ‘Events Module’ within the new Progresso MIS to be launched in 2012…..
“Progresso is the exciting, innovative new education information platform from Serco Learning. It is designed to support school improvement and enable transformation for the delivery of education in modern 21st century schools. Progresso delivers a powerful, flexible suite of functionality that is presented to the end-user via an intuitive web interface.”

“We hired Sharon for her invaluable experience of working in schools at a senior management level and her detailed knowledge of how IT systems can make a positive impact in education. Coupled with Sharon’s hard working nature, people skills and ability to get the job done, she has made a significant contribution to our project and I am confident that school staff, parents and learners will benefit greatly as a result of her efforts for many years to come.” February 29, 2012

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Tony Lockwood 
hired Sharon as a IT Consultant in 2011

 

“Sharon joined us to define requirements for the second release of Progresso and has worked diligently and efficiently to exceed expectations. Sharon has paid attention to detail and has used her thorough working knowledge of school requirements to provide us with an excellent design. I would have no hesitation in welcoming Sharon back into the team at the earliest opportunity.” February 29, 2012

Tom BurleyProject Manager, Serco Learning

Education Consultancy Project: 2011 

BSF project: with a focus on New Technologies within an ‘outstanding’ graded secondary school and co-located SEN school. The project involved assisting in the management of the transition  from the existing school buildings into a BSF co-located campus. Leading the change to adoption of ICT Managed Service with 2000+ devices and new technologies across the two schools, working with staff to enhance the students’ learning experience through the use of new technologies and appropriate elearning strategies across both schools.

“Sharon was brought in to help us to sort out a problem with a 3rd party supplier; her specialist knowledge enabled us to cut through many of the barriers and to start to get improving outcomes. Sharon understands the need for positive engagement + feedback and puts it into practice in her work.” December 15, 2011

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, On Time

Dominic Wall 
hired Sharon as a IT Consultant in 2011

 

“Sharon has played an essential part in our move into our new build. Her experience, knowledge and enthusiasm have had an impact on so many levels. The rare combination of genuine IT knowledge and educational experience make her a very useful person to have on board.” December 8, 2011

Daniel BarlowMIS Development Manager, Grange Technology College