school initially chose to upgrade their ageing interactive whiteboards and
projectors in phases - the first phase being the purchase of 7 interactive
touchscreens on which they continued to use their Promethean ActivInspire
Unfortunately the school were not given the correct advice during the procurement process, and mistakenly believed that they could continue to use the software and their previous lesson plans without purchasing a new software licence.
In partnership with Promethean, we approached the school highlighting that ongoing use of Promethean software with non-Promethean hardware was in fact contravening the licence agreement - after we explained the situation, their obligations and some possible solutions, the school immediately took steps to address the issue.
This resulted in the following:
The following letter was prepared by the headteacher:
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