DU teachers to be trained in Scotland on digital literacy

DU will be inviting applications from teachers for the two-day workshop on Digital Literacy and Innovation for Tomorrow's Education

Delhi University will be sending four teachers to Scotland to undergo training on digital literacy at Edinburgh College.  A workshop will be held in Delhi to draw up the shortlist for the trip. DU will be inviting applications from teachers for the two-day workshop on Digital Literacy and Innovation for Tomorrow's Education (D–LITE). The workshop will then be used to shortlist the four nominees or 'Digital Literacy Champions' who will be sent to Scotland.

CS Dubey, Director of DU's Campus of Open Learning stated to the press "Around 50 teachers will be selected for the workshop on the basis of their applications. The workshop will be held in Delhi from Feb. 17-19. Four candidates will then be selected as 'Digital Literacy Champions' to undertake staff development for a week-long workshop in Scotland" .

He added "The training programme at Edinburgh has been designed to introduce a range of different digital tools, productivity software and digital communication methods.It will introduce educational practitioners to the concepts and contexts of digital literacy and support them in developing their own practice".

The four teachers after their training in Scotland, will assist DU teachers in delivering the course to students at the Campus of Open Learning. The 'Digital Literacy ' course will cover areas such as planning, e-pedagogical issues, sharing of professional practices, encouraging teachers to be enterprising with their ideas and facilitating aspects of global citizenship. The course will be delivered through face- to-face sessions and online lessons using Webinar technology and Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle).


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