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Digital Leader Academy 19 - 20 Cohort 2

On November 26, 2019 09:30 until November 26, 2019 11:45
Led by Paul Scott
Categories: Curriculum Innovation
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The Digital Leader Academy Programme enables children to:

  • Describe and model the safe and responsible use of a range of technologies.
  • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and understanding of specific technologies relevant to each school context.
  • Exhibit good communication skills and collaborate effectively with staff and students.
  • Understand the concept of ‘Student Voice’ and become a conduit for this across the school with reference to the use of innovative digital and mobile technology.

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.