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Digital school&dschola_2018

Presentaion of DSchola for European Parent's Association . April 2018 - Data about digital school in Eu and in Italy

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Digital school&dschola_2018

  1. 1. Closing the digital divide
  2. 2. Hello! I am Eleonora Pantò I am here to talk about digital technology & school You can find me at @epanto 2
  3. 3. 1. Digital Education European and Italian Landscape
  4. 4. “ Education is what breaks down cycles of poverty and oppression Sinead Burke 4
  5. 5. 2017 DESI INDEX 5
  6. 6. second last first Why Europe needs a Digital Education Plan 6 51%49% 82% 18% 37% of the EU workforce has low digital skills, or none at all. 37% 63% 49 % of children are in highly digital equipped school 18 % of schools in EU are not connected with broadband
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  8. 8. “ Expenditure on educational institutions in Italy amounted to 4% of its GDP in 2014, much lower than the OECD average of 5.2% and 7% lower than in 2010. 8
  9. 9. Italian Digital School National Plan 2015 The plan is worth € 1.1Bn. Roughly, 650mln for “hardware” (infrastructures, devices, learning environments, digitizing school administration) and 450mln for “software” (digital literacy, digital contents, OER, publishing), although more resources are being put in place. 9
  10. 10. 8.221 school institutions 7.757.849 students 41.060 school buildings 10 819.049 teachers Italian School Figures 2017
  11. 11. 11 •The organizational model of schools’ technology and infrastructure should follow national and european policy7.Organization • The management of the class can be enhanced using digital technology6. Logistic • Teachers trained in order to address technology in a right way5. Teacher •New methodology in order to adopt new educational models/pedagogy 4. Learning Methodology •Every student should be equipped with a device in order to be able to access the educational online resources and collaborate with others 3. Device •It should be possible from every area to be connected to the wifi of the school, no matter if you are a teacher or a student 2. WiFi •Broadband connection for the school1. Internet Access The Digital school
  12. 12. 1. Internet Access 12Optic fiber for school in Italy: national average 13% (Piedmont 4%) Bandwith: Less or equal 10MB: 58% Over 100Mb: 2% (source AGI – 2017)
  13. 13. 2. WIFI 3. Device 13 All the italian school say they have almost one connection for 1 classroom or 1 laboratory The connected classrom are 40-60% of the total 1 school upon 3 in the South of Italy used BYOD (source AGI – 2017)
  14. 14. 4. Methodology 5. Teacher 14 Coding: • 42-44% of the schools in the South of Italy • 20% in the North (source AGI – 2017)
  15. 15. 6. Logistic 5. Organization 15 (source AGI – 2017)
  16. 16. 16 00:00 01:01:2001
  17. 17. 2. The DSchola approach Sustainable innovation
  18. 18. Piedmont Regional School Network 2001 Goals ○ Transform some isolated school best practices into a widespread collaborative system ○ Create local facilities to “lifelong learning” ○ Organize a valuable co-operation between school, students and families 18 Actions ○ Co-finance local ICT school projects ○ Universal services for all schools (mail, fast network, security, hosting...) ○ Put at work support Excellence Centres for service, animation and experimentation
  19. 19. 840 schools institution 21 Millions of Euro 430.000 students 19 50.000 teachers Piedmont School Figures 2001
  20. 20. Dschola: the Excellence Centres Network Approach ○ Top-down  overcome digital divide in schools ○ Schools for schools  a special point of view in solving technical and organizational problems Background ○ Human and technical resources ○ Context open towards content and technology transfer to the school community Goals ○ Digital literacy for principals, teachers and schools ○ Increase and dissemination of ICT skills ○ Testing innovative application of technologies 20
  21. 21. Technical Support More than 3000 hours of technical support in design and management of ICT solution. First Italian trial of one- to-one PC (2008) Since 2004 Dschola Association: Schools for the schools Training 16 conferences – more than 4000 participants : multitouch, digital textbooks, educational mashup, makers, coding, software for disabled students More than 20 technical workshops for teachers 21
  22. 22. 1. Share Dschola Free hosting + school template 22 It’s running since 2007 Free regional hosting Windows Sharepoint Services 2.0 170 schools Over 2000 authoring account Teacher and students Over 900 subwebs Template ready for school RSS and Wall Display support
  23. 23. 2. Asso Dschola: content filtering 23 Based on Endian Firewall Tutorial to configure router based on Open DNS
  24. 24. 3. Zero maintenance: tech lab management 24 No maintenance No updates No virus Faster network, faster PC Average life of the Pc Lab: 10 years
  25. 25. 4. Green Lab: low cost labs, low consumptions 25 No old scrap to be recovered Low consumption High performance Always working (integrated Zero maintenance) Catalogue of Educational Apps to be used
  26. 26. 5. Coding I code, too! Training for students 26 «Programmo anch’io» is a regional project funded by the Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Torino. The latest edition is on going and it will involve, 150 classes in 75 junior high schools for a total of 3000 students (75 full days of CS education with Scratch!). Total number of children trained in 4 years: 15.252
  27. 27. 5. Coding Italian Scratch Festival 27 The national contest organized by Dschola among students from primary school and junior high school to reward the best projects developed in Scratch. 7 edition, 325 projects, 40 students awarded
  28. 28. 5. Coding Scratch for Disability Training for teachers 28 Train special education teachers, speech rehabilitators, and others working with disabled children in using Scratch 12 hours of training, 13 editions, 162 teachers involved
  29. 29. 6. Accessible Digital Game 29 Adapting and modifying in order to make games and videogames accessible means giving the opportunity to interact with peers and family members and, in some cases, granting the possibility of being able to play alone (something that often the disabled person cannot do ).
  30. 30. 5. Coding Mega Coder 30 • 400 primary schools children • 150 secondary schools’s student as tutors • 3 hours events for EU CODE WEEK • 37 groups: scratch, makey makey, 3d printers, app inventor, unplugged coding
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  32. 32. 6. Multinclude 32 Multiplying Evidence Based Strategies for Inclusion #Multinclude Collection of good practices Definition of a score matrix Training and dissemination
  33. 33. Digital Education Europe just launched a Digital Education Plan to make a better use or technology in education, develop competences and monitoring progress. Italy is still lagging Low investment in education in 2010-14, new plan in 2015 with 1.1 bn: many promises still are unfullfilled. Piedmont Piedmont is one of «rich» area of Italy, but for some reasons network infrastructures & innovative education are lacking. Key concepts Dschola Association Since 2004 Dschola association is working on sustainable innovation for using digital tecnolology in school, providing support and training Technical Solution Asso Dschola, Zero Maintenance, Green Lab are solutions that allows management of computer labs with low budget. Coding Dschola promotes many initiatives addressed to teachers and students to promote coding. 33
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  35. 35. “ 35 President: Alfonso Lupo già DT Miur Director: Eleonora Pantò - CSP S.c.a r.l. Segretariat: Maria Stella Perrone - IIS “A. Castigliano” - ASTI ○
  36. 36. Thanks! Any questions? You can find me at @epanto & 36
  37. 37. Credits Special thanks to all the people who made and released these awesome resources for free: ○ Presentation template by SlidesCarnival ○ Photographs by Unsplash 37