Tag Archives: CPD

City-wide school staff digital literacy network

  Just before Christmas 2015, we launched a call to secondary and special education schools across the city to participate in a new peer led network, designed to focus supporting school staff digital literacy and CPD. The network builds on the … Continue reading

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College Leader project – Final Report

Tony Tompkins, ICT Strategy Coordinator, has lead on the DigiLit Leicester supported College Leader project for The City of Leicester College. The project makes use of the DigiLit Leicester framework to support staff development and embed digital literacy across the … Continue reading

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College Leader project – Final Report

Tony Tompkins, ICT Strategy Coordinator, has lead on the DigiLit Leicester supported College Leader project for The City of Leicester College. The project makes use of the DigiLit Leicester framework to support staff development and embed digital literacy across the … Continue reading

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Digital Art for Schools

On Friday 12 June, a group of art teachers from six city secondary schools met at Interact Labs (based in Leicester’s Phoenix Arts Center) to find out more about digital art. From work with low-resolution computer screens and black-and-white pen … Continue reading

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DigiLit Leicester Celebration Event

On Thursday 11 September, the DigiLit Leicester team hosted an event to showcase and celebrate the ambitious work carried out by the project team and participating schools over the last two years. The evening was a great opportunity for staff from schools … Continue reading

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DigiLit Leicester: 2014 Survey Results

The DigiLit Leicester project is a two year collaboration between Leicester City Council, De Montfort University and 23 secondary and SEN schools. Leicester’s secondary schools collectively support approximately 20,270 learners each year, the majority of which are between 11 and … Continue reading

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DigiLittle Acorns: a personal learning network

Since December 2013, the science department at English Martyrs’ Catholic School have been working together on The DigiLittle Acorns Learning Network project. The network itself is intended initially as a school-wide platform, where staff can share information about innovative projects … Continue reading

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Training Teachers in Mobile Learning: Final update

Sir Jonathan North Community College have been working on a BSF ICT Innovation Project which aims to develop staff pedagogy in the delivery of content and resources to students in a familiar and accessible manner; enhancing teaching and learning through the … Continue reading

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College Leader – New Technology Project

The College Leader project is led by Tony Tompkins, ICT Strategy Coordinator at The City of Leicester College. The project makes use of the city-wide DigiLit Leicester framework to support staff development and embed digital literacy across the College. A … Continue reading

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Investigating SharePoint as a Learning Environment: Training

Back in December Peter Williams, Maths teacher at The City of Leicester College, embarked upon an individual innovation project to investigate the use of SharePoint (part of the Office 365 package) as an alternative Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for the … Continue reading

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