The new National Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy was launched during the Scottish Learning Festival last week which, having spent a considerable amount of time consulting young people, schools and other stakeholder, outline four objectives which together will transform the use and impact of digital in our schools.
• Develop the skills and confidence of educators in the appropriate and effective use of digital technology to support learning and teaching
• Improve access to digital technology for all learners
• Ensure that digital technology is a central consideration in all areas of curriculum and assessment delivery
• Empower leaders of change to drive innovation and investment in digital technology for learning and teaching
At the conference the Deputy First Minister John Swinney spoke about the need for the “wiring to work”, recognising the feedback from teachers and pupils alike about their frustration when the technology lets them down, either with the machines or the internet connectivity,
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