Glow Blogs Housekeeping 2021-22

Do you have a Glow Blog? Most likely the answer is yes! Glow Blogs is one of the most popular services in Glow with over 500 new blogs created each month. This is fantastic news and we want to make sure Glow keeps performing well to support your blogs. To help with this we’re carrying …

Read more

Uploads in Stream and O365 Video Retiral

The ability for staff to upload in Stream will be enabled from 24th February. Please ensure you are familiar with the guidance on Stream in particular surrounding the correct permissions for content and any local policies and procedures. O365 Video will be retired starting 25th February and migrated content from O365 Video will become visible …

Read more

Coming Soon – Stream

Update: Rollout is now complete and uploads will be enabled from 24th February, with O365 Video being retired from 25th February. Please see Uploads in Stream and O365 Video Retiral for more information. Stream is part of O365 which allows storage and creation of video content.  During February Stream will be rolling out to users.  …

Read more

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 …

Read more