Category Archives: Education General

Details of any news, conferences, issues, etc that relate to the whole education community

Digital Leaders: What makes a good presentation?

As part of our Digital Leader Academy we have online badges accredited to Digital Leaders for effective presenting. In order to achieve the Presenter Level 1 Badge the children need to be able to plan, create, deliver and review an effective … Continue reading

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Digital Leader visit to St Anthony’s Clayton

In April, I had the privilege of visiting the Digital Leaders at St Anthony’s Clayton in Bradford. They are participating in the Bradford Digital Leader Academy programme and I was visiting to see how they were getting on and was … Continue reading

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New Digital Leader Academy 2017 – 2018 provision

Our very successful Digital Leader Academy will be running again next year and we are putting the final touches to the programme as we speak. We are also in the process of launching a second programme called Advanced Digital Leader Academy for … Continue reading

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Digital Leader Academy visit to St Clare’s Catholic Primary School

Earlier in February, I had the opportunity to visit Digital Leaders at St Clare’s Catholic Primary School in Bradford to see how they were progressing after their first day of training at the Bradford Digital Leader Academy. The first thing … Continue reading

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Digital Leaders at St. Paul’s CE Primary

My colleague Steve Dale recently visited the Digital Leaders at St Paul’s CE Primary School who are enrolled in our Digital Leader Academy programme to find out what Digital Leader activities they had undertaken since the initial day’s training. He … Continue reading

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Digital Leaders at St. Matthew’s Catholic Primary

I recently visited the Digital Leaders at St. Matthew’s Catholic Primary in Allerton who are enrolled on our Digital Leader Academy programme to find out what Digital Leader activities they had undertaken since the training. During the first day of … Continue reading

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Understanding Ofsted and Online Safety – Achieving the E-Safety Mark at your school

Last year Ofsted published Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings that contained significant changes regarding how Inspectors consider Online Safety and Online Bullying within a Safeguarding inspection. In September this year the DfE published Keeping children safe … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2017

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people and is coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre. Safer Internet Day … Continue reading

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Sherkey Flatts and Javeira Voltson and the mystery of the reappearing pictures.

What a difficult mystery this proved to be! Mona Lott rang to ask for our assistance. She runs a local coffee shop called Deja Brew next to Bradford University of Art. It is very popular with local students and lecturers … Continue reading

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Digital Leaders at Clayton Village Primary

Last week I was lucky enough to visit the Digital Leaders at Clayton Village Primary. The school have completed day 1 of our Digital Leader Academy training and this was a chance for me to catch up with them and discuss … Continue reading

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