A revolution is happening in education. It no longer takes place in tidy
categories of schoolwork and homework: the next step for both teachers and
students is Cloudwork
Students complete their Cloudwork in school or home learning environments,
and teachers organise, present and assess Cloudwork for digital classes.
Cloud Apps for Collaborative Learning
The Studentnet collaborative learning environment integrates
apps such as Cloudwork, Student Single Sign-On,
Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Content Management Platforms (CMP), as
Cloudwork is a 'smart layer' specifically for educational environments, to
control and configure cloud email systems such as Google Gmail.
See more on Cloudwork at Studentnet's Google Apps Marketplace
Cloudwork functions include:
Cloudwork provides email accounts for staff, students and parents under a
domain name for your school.
Logins are integrated with school access systems. Filtering for viruses
and other attacks are available.
Email/DNS accounts for life are available for alumni, creating long-term
links to the institution.
Account and utilisation reports are easily generated.
Reporting has been tailored for education.
Cloudwork allows bulk creation, maintenance, suspension or removal of email
Administrators have the 'Silent Inspection' facility for email auditing and
Powerful tools are available: calendars,
chat, learning systems, content platforms.
Contact group lists can be set up for classrooms, school years, houses,
sports and science clubs.
Student Single Sign-On
A Single Sign-On login to one Studentnet service provides immediate,
transparent and secure access to the other services authorised for that
identity. Here are some of the benefits for student:
- Easy Access: A login to Moodle allows access to
linked Cloudwork accounts without further
- Password Control:
Changing the password in Cloudwork instantly implements it in
the other facilities.
demonstrations here (Demos 1 & 2).
Learning Management Systems
Learning Management Systems supplement face-to-face courses. They can be
used for conducting online courses, or can be a collaborative community
tool, with forums, databases and wikis. Studentnet supports Moodle and
Moodle is a popular open-source LMS, used among educators worldwide as a compact
education platform for small schools or large-scale deployments.
Sharepoint is Microsoft's collaboration and publishing system, with document
and file management, social networking, and website creation.
Content Management Platforms
Content management platforms present, organise and keep track of
content on websites, with almost no technical skill or knowledge
required. Studentnet offers Joomla and Drupal:
individuals or communities to easily publish, manage and organize website
content, with dozens of freely available add-on modules.
people to build websites and powerful online applications, backed by a
growing community of friendly users and talented developers.