What does ‘digital competence’ mean?
Digital competence is the set of skills, knowledge and attitudes that enable the confident, creative and critical use of technologies and systems. It is the skill set that enables a person to be a confident digital citizen, to interact and collaborate digitally, to produce work digitally, and to be confident in handling data and computational thinking (problem solving).
The DCF Vision at West Park Primary School...
The aim of the DCF at West Park Primary School is to develop the digital skills of all stakeholders within our community. Our aim is ensure technology helps us learn in more enjoyable, engaging and efficient ways by enhancing our digital skills across the whole curriculum. The DCF teaches our community how to use technology responsibly and safely, use technology effectively to communicate and collaborate and to engage in creative themes that enhance core digital skills and computational thinking.
Our Digital Resources...
We use a wide range of digital resources and technology to achieve the aims of the DCF; Hwb, 360Cymru, Google For Education, Office365, Green Screen Technology, Lego for Education WeDo 2.0, Scratch and Microbit... and many more.
Our Digital Leaders and Digital Champions are challenged with...
Sharing our Digital Vision for the school,
Promoting Digital Technology to enhance teaching and learning,
Raising the profile of Online Safety,
Providing training and support for all stakeholders; pupils, teachers, governors and parents,
Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on how digital provision is used in school,
Researching the latest technology
Maintaining and updating existing digital provision.