Tag Archives: CPD

Making Learning LAST: an update

With the end of the school year only hours away, here in the BSF ICT office we’re busy wrapping up and updating information on a number of a our Innovation Projects. One of these is the Making Learning LAST project … Continue reading

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Developing Digital Literacy CPD sessions at Babington Community College

In January, Babington Community College began a BSF ICT Innovation Project which aimed to raise awareness of the web-based tools and services available for supporting teaching and learning. Martin Corbishley, the school’s Computing Subject Leader, set out to achieve this through … Continue reading

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DigiLit Leicester: Project Activities Report

The DigiLit Leicester project is a two year collaboration between Leicester City Council, De Montfort University and 23 of the city’s secondary schools. The project focuses on supporting secondary school teaching and teaching support staff in developing their digital literacy … Continue reading

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Twitter for School Staff Professional Development

All school staff benefit from engagement with continuing professional development (CPD) – keeping up to date in their subject and curriculum area, and in teaching approaches and methods. Web and mobile based technologies have changed the landscape for school staff … Continue reading

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Incorporating GIS into the Geography Curriculum

Rob Manger, Geography teacher at English Martyrs Catholic School, has attended a staff development course on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to improve his skills in using technology to support learners, and widen the use of technology use across his department. … Continue reading

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Training Teachers in Mobile Learning

Since June of last year, 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 … Continue reading

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Making Learning LAST: an Innovation Project

As part of their BSF ICT Innovation Project, Beaumont Leys will be using classroom observation technology to deliver three elements of the project: supporting self and peer observation and reflection for NQTs and Year 2 teachers, recording teaching materials for … Continue reading

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Improving Digital Literacy at Babington Community College

Having trialled iPads within the school, Babington are now turning their investigations towards web-based services and tools in order to support a cross-platform approach – through a BSF ICT Innovation Award. Martin Corbishley, the school’s Computing Subject Leader, aims to … Continue reading

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TeachMeet Digital Literacy #TMDL14

  The DigiLit Leicester team are working with VESA to host a TeachMeet at one of our newest Building Schools for the Future schools – Crown Hills Community College, in March. The TeachMeet focuses on digital literacy, linking to the work the team have been developing with … Continue reading

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Leadership Briefings: Blogging and Quadblogging

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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