Category Archives: Space & Place

Leadership Briefings: Flipped Classroom

The DigiLit Leicester team are currently running a series of briefings for school leaders. The briefings are designed to ensure school leaders are aware of and up to date with current, effective approaches to using technology to support learning, teaching … Continue reading

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Leicester In Minecraft! Young People Design New Buildings for Leicester

To coincide with our Leicester in Minecraft event, and to celebrate the building work Leicester City Council is carrying out across the city, we invited children and young people between the ages of 6-16 who live or attend school in … Continue reading

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Flipped Classroom Leadership Briefing

Following previous BSF ICT Leadership briefing events on Blogging and Quadblogging for schools, and Student Digital Champions programmes, we are hosting another exciting and informative free session for Leicester’s school leaders. Our briefings are free to attend, and designed to … Continue reading

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Leicester in Minecraft! Competition & Event

Leicester City Council’s BSF Programme is transforming the city! We are rebuilding and refurbishing 23 city schools, and working with our school communities to build better futures for all of our young people. Leicester City Council’s BSF team are taking … Continue reading

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Space and Place – Geography Resources

Here in the ICT Strategy team, we’re always looking for interesting resources that we can share with staff across the City. This month, we’ve focused on resources to support Geography teaching and learning. Geocaching and Education Geocaching is a treasure … Continue reading

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Minecraft Meetup – report & resources

Leicester City Council’s BSF ICT strand is all about using technology to support learning, teaching, community development, and (very importantly) about having fun. So it was no surprise that the whole team were enthusiastic about supporting the ClubClub Minecraft Meetup … Continue reading

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Siyabonga – An Innovation Project

One of the ways we support schools in making use of technology to transform learning and teaching in Leicester is via BSF ICT Innovation Grants. All BSF school staff can apply for funding to support projects that focus on the … Continue reading

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Thematic links and resources

The Leicester City Council BSF webpages are currently being updated. We’ve been asked to provide resources linking to and supporting our ICT thematic areas. We’ve rounded these up in one handy place for you here. These lists are of course … Continue reading

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The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Connect Project – summary and recommendations

The BSF Programme in Leicester includes 23 secondary schools, 2 of which run at multiple sites. All 16 mainstream schools in the Programme will offer on site Library or Learning Resource Centre (LRC) provision. Of these 5 are already complete, … Continue reading

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LRC Connect Project Summaries

Over the last year, Leicester City Council has been running an exciting project for secondary school librarians and Learning Resource Centre (LRC) managers, in partnership with De Montfort University’s Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). The LRC Connect project … Continue reading

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