The Government wants to enhance the use of technology in teaching and learning, building on the State's investment in high speed broadband connectivity, so they introduced School Digital Champions.
Mercy Secondary school Ballymahon’s School Digital Champion team of Katie Gouldsbury, Liadhan Farrell, Tami Dania and Mateusz Bednarek (pictured above, l-r) are busy furthering their technological skills and raising awareness for autism by creating a video with the schools’ special autistic class.
Their goal is to show how people with autism perceive the world around them, how they interact with others and that they’re no different to you or I.
The team received training at Hotel Kilmore, Cavan on the 19th of January 2018 and, in the future, will have the opportunity to visit big industry partners such as Google, Intel, RTE, Facebook and Trinity college.
All School Digital Champions will showcase their completed projects and receive certificates of participation at a special event at All Hallows, Dublin City University as part of the Excited Digital Learning Festival.