What is included?
All DSAT academies will benefit from:
- A common platform for emailing utilising Office 365
- Website redesign (if required) using the template designed for the Trust
- Access to recognised technicians
- Support with tendering for IT services as required
- The opportunity to join Trust-wide agreements for maintenance as and when these are tendered, by agreement between the academies
- Support with completing funding bids to trust funds and other potential sponsors
- Support with developing a strategic plan for IT
What is not included?
- On-going IT maintenance contract
- Internet / Broadband access
- Software / Online subscriptions
- Annual maintenance of website (approx. £300)
- Hardware purchases
As the Trust grows and develops, we anticipate being able to secure many more efficiencies and economies of scale in terms of strategic IT planning and procurement. At all stages we will grow this area of our work under the leadership and guidance of our member academies.