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Developing a digital literacy framework

Supporting Staff Development in Digital Literacy: The DigiLit Leicester Project from DigiLit Leicester Lucy Atkins and I delivered a workshop at the Association for Learning Technology annual conference, ALT-C 2014, looking at staff digital literacy. We used the DigiLit Leicester Framework strands, descriptors … Continue reading

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OER Schools Guidance

  Leicester City Council have released four guidance documents and a range of practical information to support school staff in understanding, finding, creating, and sharing Open Educational Resources (OER). The OER Schools resource packs can be downloaded from http://schools.leicester.gov.uk/openeducation. Josie Fraser … 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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Bring Your Own Device Trial: Final Report

Over the last year, The City of Leicester College have been carrying out the city’s first the first trial of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) model in the city. A school award BSF ICT Innovation Award, the project involves … 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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Investigating the use of iPads as Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices (AACs) – an innovation project

Over the last year, Nether Hall School has been working on a project that aims to evaluate the use of iPads as a replacement for traditional AAC devices; systems which support individuals with speech impairments to communicate. The majority of … Continue reading

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Member of Parliament’s 6: final reflections

Following the success of the MP6 Finals in June, Sera Shortland, Citizenship Coordinator at Hamilton Community College and project lead, has been continuing her work on the project’s new website and reflecting back on the work she has undertaken. Sera … 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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Interactive Maths: Final Reflections

This month has seen the completion of a number of our BSF ICT Innovation Projects. One of which is the Interactive Maths project by Corrina, Maths teacher at St Paul’s Catholic School. Corrina’s project focuses on the creation and use of … 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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