Audio Network produces copyright free music which can be used in film projects. Teachers and pupils can access and download music clips from Audio Network through LNI on your school network in Northern Ireland.
British Universities Film and Video Council
The BUFVC Off-Air Recording Back-up Service runs a television recording back-up service on behalf of UK universities and colleges. Any educational institution holding an Educational Recording Agency licence for off-air recording can take advantage of this service by taking out BUFVC membership.
A Buyers Guide to Cameras. This video on Teachers TV features two schools discussing digital cameras with top experts, providing information before you buy.
Teachers TV has a trainee teacher section of the site with videos to help trainee teachers, looking at the national curriculum, behavioural issues, top tips, planning and preparing, there are also discussion groups to join.
Also on Teachers TV this Resource Review looks at Primary CPD Resources.
In 2007, the NCTE launched ImageBank, a searchable photo library website containing thousands of moderated, safe photos for teachers and students to use in teaching and learning. ImageBank is a community website and encourages users to submit and share any relevant photos on the site. Creative Commons licensing is in place to allow users specify how other users may use their images.
BECTA – ICT in education
Becta leads the national drive to inspire and lead the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning. BECTA has a number of free publications and videos highlighting the use of ICT in education, http://schools.becta.org.uk/index.php?section=pb
Scoilnet is the education portal of the Department of Education and Science
(DES) in the Republic of Ireland. Resources referenced from Scoilnet mainly comprise lesson plans, interactive and printable worksheets, notes and multimedia content. These are aimed at students, teachers, school managers and parents.
Resources are also curriculum focused and have been selected and reviewed by curriculum specialists and teachers.
A range of video resources linked to specific stages of the ROI primary and second level curricula can be accessed by entering the term ‘video’ in the search function at www.scoilnet.ie