Aims of the conference
School Governors from across Wales attended an excellent conference on Governance in the Digital Age on Thursday 16th March 2017 at Deeside 6th Form College.
Students from Coleg Cambria and Connah’s Quay High school opened the conference with an excellent musical performance which got the conference off to a fine start!
A range of inspiring speakers followed from school based practitioners, representatives from Welsh Government, Estyn, Local authorities, and GwE, as well as Microsoft UK and SWGfl, providing updates on digital learning and how governors can best support schools on the digital competency framework, and keeping safe online.
Please click on the links below to access presentations from the day:
The Local Authority’s role in supporting education in the digital age
John Davies, Chief Education Officer, Wrexham
The Digital Competence Framework
Lloyd Hopkin, Head of Digital Competence Framework, Welsh Government
Learning in Digital Wales (including Hwb and Hwb+)
Christopher Owen, EPS-Digital and Strategic Comms, Welsh Government
Raising standards using digital learning in the classroom – a practitioners’ perspective
Kellie Williams, Cornist Park Primary School and GwE
The Role of GwE in encouraging digital learning
Simon Billington, ICT Strategy Manager for Education in Wrexham and GwE
Keeping safe online
David Wright, Online safety consultant, SWGfL
How to prepare your school to implement the Digital Competence Framework
Maldwyn Pryse, Estyn
Microsoft in the Classroom
Mandeep Atwal, Microsoft UK and Matthew Davies, Treorchy Comprehensive
John Droog, Chair – Rachel Acton, Headteacher – John Gummery, Clerk
Lana Picton, Headteacher – Liz Everson, Clerk
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