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The Schools Broadband Programme provides an integrated set of services to schools which includes broadband connectivity, and hosted services including content filtering, webhosting-blogging and security services including anti-virus control and a centralised firewall.
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The [http://www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie/Broadband/ Schools Broadband programme] provides an integrated set of services to schools which includes broadband connectivity, and hosted services including content filtering, webhosting-blogging and security services including anti-virus control and a centralised firewall.
  
 
=== Content Filtering ===
 
=== Content Filtering ===

Revision as of 09:59, 8 January 2014

The Schools Broadband programme provides an integrated set of services to schools which includes broadband connectivity, and hosted services including content filtering, webhosting-blogging and security services including anti-virus control and a centralised firewall.

Content Filtering

Content filtering is an essential and integrated element of the broadband service that is provided to schools by the Schools Broadband Programme. The purpose of Content filtering is to ensure (in so far as possible) that inappropriate websites and content are not accessible from within schools. Within the content filtering service provided, schools are given a choice of six different levels of content filtering so that they can choose a level that best meets their particular situation, age group of students etc.. Schools can choose from these six levels, and the chosen level of content filtering is implemented by the Schools Broadband team for the school. Full details on the content filtering levels can be found on http://www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie/Broadband/ContentFiltering/

Split-Level Filtering

A school may elect to have a different filtering level applied to a limited number of devices