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Strategic planning for online learning
Strategic planning for online learning

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Session 3: Develop a digital environment


In this session of the course, you will think about how your school provides an environment for successful teaching and learning. The digital environment includes networks, hardware and software, and digital content resources. It also includes policies on how these digital facilities are used and support for the staff and pupils who are using them. Finally, you will need to consider the school building itself: - teaching rooms, social spaces, furnishings - and how they support the use of digital technologies or alternatively make new practices more difficult to adopt.

A photograph of a person on a laptop talking through a headset.
Figure 1: Introduction

You need to understand enough about these issues to communicate a vision for ways that digital can become fully embedded in school practices and to work effectively with IT teams and other staff, ensuring that key stakeholders are also fully involved.

Session 3 covers:

  • Digital collaboration, communication and inclusion of all stakeholders.
  • Assess the potential impact of online learning at strategic levels.
  • Created an action plan for making a step change towards becoming a more effective and collaborative school / MAT.