By Douglas Blane
Smartly dressed and quietly-spoken, Margaret Vass is no one's idea of a typical technology expert. It came as something of a surprise even to her. "When they suggested I apply for this job I told them, 'That's not me.'
"I thought an ICT specialist was somebody who came into your class and set up your whiteboard." But as an ICT curriculum support officer in Falkirk, Margaret has far more impact than that on learning and teaching. Local authorities around Scotland have moved at different speeds to embrace the benefits of new technology.