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Thursday 17 December 2020
About This Webinar
One thing that 2020 has taught us is that the workplace has changed irreversibly and with it so have the skills required to participate. To ensure inclusion in the digital economy and the workplace of the future all students should be taught to be fluent in digital, from creativity to problem-solving, robotics and coding.
In this session, sponsored by HP, we heard from schools at different points on their journey to digital fluency and from an employer who is encouraging younger people to embrace digital and science skills.
- Understanding the skills needed to participate in future labour markets
- Developing digital literacy in the K12 student population
- Encouraging young people to embrace STEM subjects
Neil Sawyer, Director of Channel & Partner Alliances, HP, UK
Manisha Mistry, Head of Digital Culture and Head of Digital Academy, Rolls-Royce, UK
Mark Vickers, Head of Digital Learning, Royal Hospital School, UK
Donna Shah, Assistant Digital Learning Advisor, Cognita Schools, UK
Georgina Dean, Director of Learning Technology, International Community School, Jordan
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