Scoilnet Maps wins eircom Spider Award

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Scoilnet Maps has won an eircom Spider Award for Digital Geography. This category awards websites and mobile apps that make the best use of digital mapping and location based services.

 

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Scoilnet Maps has won an eircom Spider Award for Digital Geography. This new category, sponsored by Esri Ireland, awards websites and mobile apps that make the best use of digital mapping and location based services. The winner of this category enhances the education experience, providing interesting insights and statistics into the real world.

The 2013 eircom spiders took place on November 28th at The Convention Centre Dublin.

In July, Scoilnet Maps was recognised by Esri Inc as this year's Winner of the Special Award in GIS (SAG) for Ireland at an awards ceremony in San Diego.

Scoilnet Maps provides teachers and students in Irish schools with online access to detailed Ordnance Survey Ireland maps as well as world mapping. A range of curriculum-relevant GIS data layers are also viewable. Scoilnet Maps is available in all primary and post-primary schools on the Schools Broadband Network. Teachers can also access from home by using their Scoilnet account sign-in.

Scoilnet Maps in the Times - July 4th 2013:

Scoilnet Maps - "Repurposed software puts learning on the map"

Technology supplement feature - Read how Scoilnet Maps is being used by more than 865,000 students in 4,000 primary and secondary schools throughout Ireland.

Scoilnet Maps Case Study - this shows the return on investment that Scoilnet Maps has already achieved by using GIS.


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