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  • Powering Education. Empowering Success.

    Powering Education. Empowering Success.

    Building ECNO’s new strategic plan: A conversation with Wayne Toms, Executive Director, and Brian McKay, President, Board of Directors What was the process of developing the new strategic plan? WT: […]

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  • ECNO brand updates to reflect emerging priorities

    ECNO brand updates to reflect emerging priorities

    Sharp-eyed members will notice a few changes to the ECNO logo of late. In December, we updated our brand to best position the organization to tackle the goals of the […]

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  • The Value of Secondments

    The Value of Secondments

    ECNO’s continuing contribution to technology in Ontario’s K-12 education sector is due in large part to the highly skilled temporary staff who are recruited to lead projects like Student Information […]

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  • Experts ‘hack’ online education applications to improve student safety, privacy protection, and data security

    Experts ‘hack’ online education applications to improve student safety, privacy protection, and data security

    In the early days of the pandemic, as school boards adapted to virtual learning, a team of IT, Privacy and Supply Chain Management experts from across the province was working […]

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  • Honouring a Pioneer – Gina Coish

    Honouring a Pioneer – Gina Coish

    When Gina Coish started working in education, online privacy was not on the radar. In the 30 years before her official ‘retirement’ this year (more on that later) it became […]

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  • Staying Safe Online in 2022 – Think Before You Click!

    Staying Safe Online in 2022 – Think Before You Click!

    Not falling victim to cyber scams sounds simple enough – don’t click on things you don’t recognize, don’t open things from people you don’t know, don’t send money to the […]

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  • K-12 Cyber Awareness Month reaches across Ontario

    K-12 Cyber Awareness Month reaches across Ontario

    ECNO is proud to have led a successful K-12 Cyber Awareness Month campaign (October 1st-31st, 2021) in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Education. For the second year in a […]

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  • Cost savings and equal access make Azure Labs a winning choice for London District Catholic School Board

    Cost savings and equal access make Azure Labs a winning choice for London District Catholic School Board

    A solution to enable virtual learning during the pandemic has become a permanent step away from desktop computers and into cloud computing at one Ontario school board, with other boards […]

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  • Summer is almost here – don’t take a break on cyber security

    Summer is almost here – don’t take a break on cyber security

    For most people who work in K-12, summer brings a sense of relaxation and relief from the day-to-day stresses that we have seen over the past 10 months particularly during […]

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  • Getting ready for Cyber Security Month

    Getting ready for Cyber Security Month

    As the October approaches, ECNO and the ministry of education have been preparing for Cyber Security Month. Part of our work leading up to the month has been aligning boards […]

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  • Security Corner – with Steve Payne, “Device Re-emergence”

    Security Corner – with Steve Payne, “Device Re-emergence”

    Device Re-emergence As our teachers, staff and students return to our schools and offices the thing that should be first and foremost on our minds is their health and safety. […]

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