Breakout Rooms

Microsoft have released breakout room functionality within Teams Meetings.  This allows meeting organisers to create breakout rooms, and allocate meeting participants for small group working within the main meeting. Glow’s guidance (https://glowconnect.org.uk/teams-in-glow/teams-meetings-with-learners/) is that for learner safety we recommend that additional staff members are present within meetings and that learners should not be unsupervised within …

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Teams Meetings – Only Me Lobby

Do you organise Teams Meetings to support learning with pupils or work with other staff? Here are some useful updates that will help you manage access to your meetings. The Only Me lobby control is now available from Meeting options. This will help you manage access to your meetings by holding participants in a lobby …

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Welcome back to the start of the new term

Welcome back to the start of the new term. Over the coming weeks we will be showcasing the resources available on Glow Connect and beyond to help you get the most out of Glow for online learning and teaching. There will be regular posts on our @GlowScot Twitter account so keep an eye out for …

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Microsoft O365 – Further Security Enhancements.

Security of all IT systems should always be continually reviewed and that is the case with Glow also, as of today (4th March) further enhancements have been added to Glow to further protect its users and their data and devices from external threats. As of today, there is an increased level of protection being applied …

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