Joining the Dots…Digital Technology in our Education System

The need for joined up thinking in relation to the use of digital technology in our education system In late October the High Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education published their latest report to the European Commission on New modes of learning and teaching in higher education. This is the second report from the Group that is chaired by Ireland’s former President, Mary McAleese. The report puts forward…

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Supporting Teenage Digital Creativity Young people today are often referred to as Digital Natives  or having grown up digital. However all too often many Irish teenagers don’t have sufficient opportunities to develop their digital media skills in school. Yet teenagers today use digital technology regularly outside of school mainly to consume media and to communicate using a range of social media tools. Such activity tends to be quite passive and…

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