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CPD · Bridging the Digital Skills Divide in UK Schools and Colleges

free Online CPD for educational practitioners


Thursday 29 April 2021, 3.30pm – 5:00pm (delivered virtually via Zoom)

who is it for?

Educational practitioners in schools and colleges including teaching staff, careers advisers, SLT, pastoral support staff and governors.

what will it cover?

Attendees will gain a better understanding of the barriers to digital inclusion faced by schools, colleges and the students they serve. The session will provide an overview of key statistics around the digital divide both pre and post-COVID. It will give schools and colleges tangible actions to tackle the digital gap in order to enable all students to access digital technology and skills.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leading experts, both nationally and locally, who will provide recommendations and insights regarding the digital divide. Training will include audience interaction and there will be plenty of opportunities for questions.

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There is no cost to delegates but there are only 30 places available therefore, each school or college interested in attending will be allocated one place per institution.

This training will be delivered by UpSkill Digital who are dedicated to minimising the global digital skills gap.

UpSkill Digital is a digital skills training agency creating a fresh and dynamic approach to digital marketing training across EMEA.

Our aim is to empower businesses and individuals to succeed in the digital age. At UpSkill Digital we believe that keeping up to the pace of digital marketing best practices in order to have a competitive edge isn’t easy, but necessary.

We pride ourselves in our tailored approach to training, using trainers that are the very best in their areas of expertise. All of our trainers are certified digital experts or hands-on consultants. #UpSkillYourself and your team today.

Luan Wise is a chartered marketer and fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM), with more than 20 years’ experience in agency, client-side and consultancy roles.

She has significant experience in the higher education sector and is currently working within the marketing department at the University of East Anglia, supporting their digital and social media work.

Pre-Covid, she led a programme of workshops at Nottingham Trent University – facilitating conversations between departments (marketing and academic schools). She regularly guest lectures for students as well as working with academic and non-academic staff.

Please click here to contact Helena Kelsey if you have any questions