What’s on this site

In this website, you will find information about various ed-tech tools available at PPLS. Besides informing you on the essentials about these tools, we share the procedures specific to our school and other tips learnt from our collective experience and other external sources.

For any IT equipment related support (e.g. office laptops), please contact IS Helpline    

Blackboard Learn (VLE)

Step-by-step guides and links to centrally-provided support

Collaborate Ultra

Video conferencing software


Guides to help with using the plagirism checker tool and online marking

Media Hopper

A video hosting service for the University, incorporating the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder

Microsoft Teams

A teamwork hub that fuses group chat and meeting software with collaboration tools.


Another option for live university events. Currently not recommended for live teaching although work on an integration with Learn is ongoing.

Microsoft Bookings

Software that can allow students to signup for scheduled sessions such as class activities or one to one meetings.

Video Clip Galleries

Sharing videos with Media Hopper Create, YouTube and Vimeo

Image Galleries

Sources of legally reusable images for online projects