Videos

Leadership Series #2 Judi Regan, St Andrew's Nursery School, Scotland

Judi Regan, St Andrew's Nursery School, Scotland talks to Joanna Maclean, Digital Schools Awards about how she is leading digital learning and teaching at St. Andrew’s Primary School.

Judi explains how the Digital Schools Awards model helped innovation and knowledge transfer from her previous school, Menzieshill Primary School, to St. Andrews and what are main digital challenges and what strategies helped/are helping her.

Leadership Series #3 Sarah Jenkins Rosebank Primary School, Scotland

Joanna Maclean, Digital Schools Awards talks to Sarah Jenkins, Rosebank Primary School about their approach to attaining and maintaining school improvements in digital literacy.

Rosebank Primary is a city centre school in Dundee, Scotland and is located in an area of high deprivation.

270 pupils attend Rosebank which is based on a community campus that consists of two schools, a nursery school and a community centre.

The school received their Digital Schools Award in 2017.

Leadership Series #4 Daviot Primary School, Scotland

Welcome to the Digital Schools Awards Leadership Series.

You are joining Joanna Maclean, validator for Digital Schools Awards in conversation with Arlene Daviot Primary School in Inverness, Highlands.

In this session Arlene reflects on Daviot’s approach to using self-reflection to lead digital transformation in school. Daviot Primary was awarded digital school status in 2019 and Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety Badge in 2020.

Leadership Series #5 Jayne Mays & Barbara Smith, Fintry Primary School, Scotland

Jayne Mays and Barbara Smith at Fintry Primary School in Dundee City, Scotland, talk to Joanna Maclean, Digital Schools Awards about their school's journey to becoming an awarded digital school.

Jayne and Barbara share insights into how teachers at Fintry are empowered to take digital literacy forward in their own classrooms and how the school is supporting independent learning and engaging learners of all abilities.

Record number of schools in Scotland achieve digital schools status

A handful of nursery schools have become the first in Scotland to complete a pioneering education initiative developed to encourage digital learning amongst children.

Pre-schools from across Scotland were officially recognised by Education Scotland today (Tuesday 17 September) for their commitment to promoting digital skills in the classroom. They were joined by more than 70 secondary and primary schools at the largest ever Digital Schools Awards, held at St Mungo’s High School, Falkirk, where a total of 114 schools were officially recognised.

Digital Schools Awards Northern Ireland

Your school is encouraged to register for the Digital Schools Awards Programme Northern Ireland.

The Digital Schools Awards Northern Ireland is a national awards programme which promotes, recognises and encourages best practice use of digital technology in primary schools.

For more information and to register your school go to http://www.digitalschoolsawards.co.uk and join the fast growing community of Digital Schools across Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.