The Digital Leader Academy Programme enables children to:
The academy runs 3 cohorts over the year where a member of staff and 6 children attend 2 half day training sessions, a celebration event and receive a school visit. Included is full support for staff and children for a year through the online Edmodo platform and the award of Digital Leader virtual badges and certificates for achievements completed by the pupils.
Cohort 2 details
Session 1 26/11/19 09:30 – 11:45
Understand the role of a Digital Leader as an ambassador, communicator and technologist. Investigate new technologies and some key areas of (e)Safeguarding. Record your successes as a Digital Leader using Edmodo.
In-school visit Date TBC with the school
A chance to see Digital Leaders in situ to discuss and record progress since the initial meeting and publish this on our Digital Leader blog.
Session 2 11/02/2020 09:30 – 11:45
Feedback from each school on their Digital Leader successes so far. Explore 3D printing and create a personalised 3D printed Digital Leader badge. Investigate password security and revisit the online badges and Edmodo.
Celebration Event 30/06/20
Children share group and individual successes within their schools and become accredited Digital Leaders.
All training is delivered at the Innovation Centre and the cost of the programme is £450 (£360 for subscribing schools) for all the above training for a maximum of six pupils.