Episode 7 of 10: A Symposium on Education without Borders: The Power of Digital Literacy

This symposium is the seventh episode in a series of ten symposia aimed at teachers, headteachers, department heads and other stakeholders in education. During this symposium, we’ll look at the importance of digital skills in teaching and learning. We’ll explore how technology can serve as a valuable tool, aiding schools in streamlining workloads, increasing efficiency and delivering high-quality lessons. We’ll provide insights into how educational technology can enhance teaching and learning and offer valuable tips, tactics and methods for establishing and maintaining a learning environment that encourages the effective utilisation of digital technology. We’ll also examine why teachers with advanced digital literacy are more prepared to have a constructive influence on their students’ personal and academic accomplishments.

The symposium aims to address questions such as:

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    Why do teachers need digital skills?
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    What are the benefits of using digital technologies in the classroom?
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    How can we use digital technologies effectively in teaching and learning?
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    Why is digital literacy important for students?
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    How can we teach our students to become ideal digital citizens, i.e. safe and effective users?
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    What digital safety measures should we teach our students?
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    What can schools do to minimise the digital divide between teachers and students as well as parents and students?
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    What can schools do to minimise the digital divide between those who can and those who can’t afford to access computers and the internet?

Certification

This symposium is certified by Qualifications and Assessments International (QAI), UK, a private international awarding, accrediting, assessing and quality assurance body, specialising in teacher training, teaching qualifications and assessments.

To get a Certificate of Participation, you must attend the programme for minimum 30 minutes. If you meet the certification requirements, your digital certificate will be immediately available to you on your Zamit personal page.

ZQ points and the next steps

Your certificate will add 30 ZQ points to your future readiness score. This symposium also serves as an introduction to our more detailed Continuous Professional Development (CPD) certificate courses and helps you meet your CPD requirements as per the NEP 2020.

Panellists and Moderators

This symposium includes both national and international experts.

Details of panellists will be announced on 02nd November 2023.