Last modified: 25 July 2017

IT Equipment at Berlin Cosmopolitan School

  • About 120 PCs throughout the school
  • Thirty classrooms with SMARTBoards (interactive whiteboards) and connected teacher PC
  • Ten rooms in the Primary School are equipped with an additional PC for students
  • Two computer labs each with 24 PCs and projector
  • One class set iPads
  • Twenty-five WLAN access points for school-wide WLAN

Features for Students & Faculty

  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) for students from Grades 8-12
  • Access to school WLAN for Grades 8-12
  • Personal Office 365 account, school email address & license to install Microsoft Office products on up to five personal devices

Communication

  • Email accounts for all students & teachers
  • Communication with parents via forums & weekly newsletters on our learning management system (Moodle)

Through collaboration with various technology partners such as AixConcept GmbH, All4Teachers, MINHOFF GmbH & Microsoft, we have the ability to:

  • Use digital workgroups to distribute educational materials
  • Offer users the benefits of cloud computing/storage hosted on European servers that adhere to European and German data protections laws
  • Allow teachers to centrally administer computer labs (start/pause applications, reset student passwords, etc.)
  • Remotely deploy and administer software on all school PCs

Miscellaneous

  • Regular training for teachers to learn to effectively use SMARTBoards and online tools

 

Medienbildungskonzept (Media Education Plan) of the Berlin Cosmopolitan School