FAQs

Is the service FREE to use?

The service is completely free and relies on the good will of the educational community to share links to resources, guidance and support. 

 

How do I sign up to share a resource?

The Remote Learning Community Platform is completely FREE to use. It relies on the educational community to contribute links to the 'Resource Directory'.

If you are an educator, expert or anyone with a resource to contribute, please sign up and create an account. You'll then receive an activation email, click the link and your account is activated.

Once you have an account you can begin sharing resources (all submissions are subject to approval). 

I've forgotten my password / username how do I recover it?

If you've forgotten your password / username you can recover it by using the Forgotten / Username links under the login form.

Forgotten Username

Enter the email address you entered when you first registered your account. The site will send you an email containing your username.

Forgotten Password 

Enter the email address you entered when you first registered yor account. The site will send you an email containing a link to reset your password. 

Note: If you have been unsuccesful in resetting your username/password, you can also use the contact form to contact us. We will only reset the  account username/password linked to the email address first registered when the account was created. We will not change the email address linked to an account.

 

How do I add a resource to the directory?

The Remote Learning Community Platform is completely FREE to use. It relies on the educational community to contribute links to the 'Resource Directory'.

If you are an educator, expert or anyone with a resource link to contribute, please sign up and create an account. You'll receive and email from the platform with an activation link. Click on the link and you've activated your account!

Once you have an account you can begin sharing resources (all submissions are subject to approval). 


To add a link 
 

Step 1

Log into the site

After you've logged in, the 'My Account' menu will display. If you hover your cursor over this menu, you'll see 'Add an Entry' menu.

Step 2

Click on the 'Add an Entry' menu. 

Select a category for the resource you wish to add. 

Step 3

Fill in the form (Make sure you complete all the mandatory fields indicated with a *)


My Resource doesn't have a Web Address?
 

If you're sharing a resource which doesn't have a web address, why not set up a DropBox, Google Drive or OneDrive folder. Enable sharing on the folder, obtain the address and paste it into the 'Resource link' field. 

How to share a DropBox File or Folder
How to Create a Shared Folder in Google Drive
Share OneDrive Folders and Files 

! Important: When adding and links please ensure you add the full URL address, it should have https:// or http:// in front of it.

Make sure you agree to the Terms of Use of the site and consent ti the website collecting your details.

Click 'Submit'

The site will then display the following message:

Thank you for sharing a resource with the community.

A moderator will review your submission; once approved you will recieve an email informing it has been approved (resources can be rejected if they do not comply with the site's Terms of Use). Once approved the resource will then be available to the community via the 'Resource Directory'. 

Once the resource has been approved, your resource will then appear in the directory. 

 

 

 


 

How do I edit a resource I've previously added to the directory?

How do I edit a resource I've previously added to the directory?
 

Step 1 

Log into the site


Step 2

Go to 'My Account' > 'Manage My Entries

The site wil display your entries (it will only display the entries you have added to the site)


Step 3

Next to each resource a small button with a cog will display, click on the arrow on the button and select 'Edit'

Go ahead and edit your resource.


Step 4

Click 'Submit' 

The Resource I want to share doesn't have a Web Address?

If you're sharing a resource which doesn't have a web address, why not set up a DropBox, Google Drive or OneDrive folder. Enable sharing on the folder, obtain the address and paste it into the 'Resource link' field. 

The following links provide video walkthroughs on how to share files and folders: 

How to share a DropBox File or Folder
How to Create a Shared Folder in Google Drive
Share OneDrive Folders and Files 


! Important: When adding and links please ensure you add the full URL address, it should have https:// or http:// in front of it.

Ownership and Intellectual Property

The platform acts as a curated link service, all resources are located where they have been originally published. No resources are uploaded to this service, only linked to via the Resources Directory

All resources therefore remain the intellectual property of the organisations/individuals who created them and are credited throughout the site. 

I need support using the service, how do I access support?

Most of the time, users rarely experience an issue using the platform. If you do have a question or require further support, please use the contact form.