The Digital Ecosystem will take you on a journey to develop your own sustainable digital strategy – one that is right for your school and yours alone, acknowledging that every school is different, just like every child.
Covering all elements in order to blend your school's core values and ethos with the reality of today's digital world, this book will take you through building your digital governance, tightening up on your safeguarding in our changing digital world and supporting you to have the confidence to build on and develop your digital pedagogy and systems.
With insights from schools globally into all areas of the digital ecosystem, the book intends to inspire and allow you to develop your own digital vision.
About the Author
Philippa Wraithmell is a wife and a mum of two boys; she has most recently directed Digital Education and strategy at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi through the pandemic, leading it to become a 1:1 device school; prior to this she led the digital vision at Repton Abu Dhabi, an Apple Distinguished 1:1 Device school in the UAE. She has been a teacher and leader in primary and secondary schools since 2009, both in the UK and the UAE. With a background in STEAM and Fashion design, she graduated from Nottingham Trent University and has recently completed an NPQSL, Leading Digital change: Pedagogy and Progress in schools.
She became an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2019 after leading the school to Apple Distinguished that year. In 2020, Philippa won a GESS education award for Innovation in Learning, driven by a love of creating learning experiences for all students. She was part of the BETT Middle East advisory board, which led to her becoming a founding member of Wii_Edu. An online platform supporting women in education, she also supports the Global Equality Collective.
Philippa has a drive and passion for educating staff, parents and students on digital safety, underpinning everything she does in schools that deliver digital learning. Meaningful use of education technology is of utmost importance in providing all students in and out of the classroom. This led to her becoming Chair of GoBubble’s Global Education Council as well as an expert for National Online safety.
In addition to this, over the last four years, Philippa has had the opportunity to support educators globally build their digital strategies in their schools, supporting and sharing ideas to ensure high standards of digital education. Building skills around teaching, learning and safeguarding as well as school's digital eco-systems. Her school leadership experience is now spanning FS-13/ K-12 Curriculum areas and supporting the development of meaningful technologies using research-based strategies, embedding pedagogy within digital learning. More recently, during the Covid pandemic, she supported schools in need with developing online learning systems to ensure education for all.
|No of pages||200|
|Publication Date||24 Nov 2021|