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Jan 24, 2013

Using computers and the internet with looked after young people. Aspire Scotland provides high quality residential care and education for children and young people aged between eight and seventeen. Aspire Education is based in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, in a converted cinema which is also home to a number of community facilities - including a cafe, gym and games hall as well as a range of NHS facilities - to which the the school has access. These facilities play an important part in the education programme, helping the young people integrate with the local community and learn about trust and respect. They make extensive and innovative use of computers and the internet and the school has embraced the iPad and other devices as valuable educational resources. Iriss's Ian Watson talked to Head of Education, Francis Scott and Paul Neilson, ICT Manager about the school and its use of computers.

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