Noblehill Primary School delighted to achieve DSA Digital Wellbeing Award

Following Noblehill Primary Schools successful achievement of the Digital Schools Award in 2022, they are delighted to announce that following a successful verification process in October of this year, they have now been awarded the Digital Well Being Award. This Award for Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety is designed to provide education professionals with the … Read more

Newmains Primary Digital Schools Award

Newmains Primary is delighted to announce that, after a successful validation visit, we have received the Digital Schools Award. During our visit our staff and pupils demonstrated how the use of digital technology is used to enhance the curriculum, deliver high quality learning and teaching and to provide equity in accessing learning at Newmains PS. … Read more

Digital Schools Award For Heathhall Primary School

On Tuesday 28th June 2022 Heathhall Primary School were awarded their Digital Schools Award!   Digital Schools Awards is a national awards scheme to promote, recognise and encourage a whole school approach to the use of digital technology in schools. Schools that successfully complete the programme receive a nationally recognised award by Education Scotland. In … Read more

Woodfarm High School delighted to achieve Digital Wellbeing Award (CR-IS) and Mentor Status

Our young people, staff and wider community supported our commitment and drive in achieving this prestigious award. Our journey in providing a high quality digital foundation for learning and teaching began pre-Covid, there was an energy from our school community to enhance the digital tools that were available to support curriculum development and to provide … Read more

Digital CLD Award to be Developed Following Funding from Scottish Government

A new Digital Community Learning and Development (CLD) initiative is set to begin development following funding from the Scottish Government. Due to be rolled out nationally in autumn 2022, the Digital CLD Award will seek to recognise the ways that CLD services and organisations promote effective use of digital technologies to enhance learning opportunities in … Read more

DIGITAL SCHOOLS AWARDS TO PARTNER WITH AMD TO SUPPORT EFFECTIVE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOL ACROSS EUROPE

AMD joins HP in supporting Digital Schools Awards program as it expands across Europe Digital Schools Awards announces a new industry collaboration with global semiconductor company AMD, as it seeks to grow its programme across Europe. Established in 2015 with backing from industry partners led by HP Inc, Digital Schools Awards brings together the sector … Read more

New Framework Developed To Boost Digital Wellbeing in Schools

Badge will help young people identify and manage digital harms A ground-breaking education initiative devised to support cyber resilience and internet safety in schools has been revised to incorporate a greater focus on digital wellbeing. The Digital Wellbeing Award, which builds on the CR-IS (Cyber Resilience and Internet safety) Badge, launched by the Digital Schools … Read more

Northern Ireland schools initiative to help pupils stay safe online

– Young digitals leaders from Ballyclare help launch new cyber safety award scheme  – An industry backed initiative and the first of its kind in Northern Ireland is set to help schools tackle cyber risks and keep pupils safe online. Developed by Digital Schools Awards Northern Ireland to provide education professionals with the resources and support … Read more

Record number of schools in Scotland achieve digital schools status

– First nurseries in Scotland achieve digital schools status – – Digital Schools Awards extended following the success of national programme at primary and secondary level – 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 … Read more

Schools come together to achieve digital award

Five schools from Bearsden, just outside Glasgow, have become the first in Scotland to achieve Digital Schools Award status by working together. Bearsden Academy, Mosshead Primary, Bearsden Primary, Baljaffray Primary and Castlehill Primary received the nationally recognised education award via a cluster initiative. It is the first time in the history of the programme, that … Read more