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Wriggle is a new brand brought to you by Irish-owned company Typetec, established in 1982.

Typetec employs over 40 people at its Dublin headquarters, with additional staff based throughout the country.Typetec has over 20 years experience as a trusted technology partner in the education sector, working with primary schools, secondary schools and third level institutions all over Ireland.

Wriggle understands the challenges facing the education system. With fewer resources available, there is still enormous pressure to transform the system to meet the needs of 21st century workplaces.

Wriggle has the expertise and experience to successfully integrate technology into the education environment: interactive and engaging digital content, affordable and easy to use technology and professional development for teachers to develop new digital teaching practices (pedagogies)

 

Click on link below for access to our parent pack:

 

Parent Pack  Jesus and Mary College 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for iPad 1:1 Programmes

Parents often have questions and concerns about the introduction of mobile technology into the classroom and home learning environment. These questions are completely normal and can, in most cases, be answered quickly. Below you will find answers to the most common questions that we are asked in relation to these programmes. As always, your school has an open door to answer any further questions and would welcome your feedback. Please feel free to contact your school or contact us for further information.

click on the question for drop down answer 

How often will the iPad be used in class and for homework tasks?
Are students able to load their own apps and content on the iPad?
 
Who will monitor what apps each student is downloading and ensure that iPads are used appropriately?
Why use eBooks?
Can students use Facebook at school if they download the app?
Can students visit unsuitable sites by tethering to the 3G network on their mobile device?
Will each iPad be password protected?
Are iPads insured – what happens if they are damaged, stolen or lost either at school or outside of school?
Will the school backup the iPads of each student?

 

What happens to my child’s work if the iPad is damaged, stolen or lost?

 

Can I choose a different iPad or cover than those on the supplier site?

 

Will there be any information seminars?