Digital Empowerment in Education: Navigating Online Tools Safely & Innovatively

Travel Expenses
Up to €820 (Fully Funded)
Course Fee
€320 (Fully Funded)
Accommodation & Other
up to €160 per day (Fully Funded)
Course Description

Embracing the evolving digital landscape is vital for educators, but doing so securely is non-negotiable. This intensive 4-day course combines essential aspects of the latest education technologies with a strong focus on online safety and responsible internet use. Participants will gain hands-on experience with digital tools designed to enhance teaching and collaboration and address the significant challenges of internet addiction and the digital divide.

This course aims to empower educators to harness the potential of digital tools, design engaging online content, understand the complexities of online security, and critically address the threats and opportunities that come with an online presence.

Topics Include
  • Introduction to Digital Tools in Education
  • Efficient Classroom Management through Technology
  • Understanding Internet Addiction & Strategies to Address it
  • The Digital Divide: Nature, Threats, and Overcoming Barriers
  • Inclusive, Safe, & Engaging Online Communication
  • Digital Collaboration & Creative Learning Tools
  • Evaluating Digital Technologies for Disadvantaged Learners
  • Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Critical Digital Literacy
  • Hands-on Workshop: Crafting a Digital Education Session
Aims in relation to the development of your organisation
  • Equip educators with skills to utilise digital tools for enhanced teaching methods.
  • Foster a secure digital environment for students, ensuring protection from potential online threats.
  • Address and manage cases of internet addiction amongst students.
  • Enable staff to critically evaluate digital tools for inclusivity, safety, and effectiveness.
  • Empower educators to practically design and execute digital learning sessions.
Course Schedule

* The course can be modified according to the preferences of the attendees

Day 1

Welcome & Introduction

  • Presentation and registration by all participants to the “Emphasys Key Action 1 lifetime support platform”.
  • Understanding the Digital Landscape in Education.
  • Exploring Digital Tools for Classroom Management
  • Hands-on Activity: Creating a Digital Notebook

Day 2

• The Threat of Internet Addiction: Identification & Management
• Cybersecurity & Data Privacy in Schools
• The Digital Divide: Understanding and Addressing Challenges
• Workshop: Safe Browsing in the classroom/work/home

Day 3

  • Fostering Inclusive, Safe, & Engaging Online Communication
  • Exploring Digital Collaboration Tools
  • Digital Tools for Well-being: Personal, Social, and Physical Aspects
  • Hands-on Activity: Designing a Student-friendly Worksheet Using Digital Tools

Day 4

  • Critical Analysis: SWOT of Using Digital Technologies
  • Addressing Cyberbullying & Online Harassment
  • Capstone Workshop: Creating an Interactive Digital Education Session using Learned Tools & Techniques
  • Feedback, Reflection, & Closing Remarks

Other Activities

  • Visit a primary school in Nicosia
  • Visit a gymnasium/high school in Nicosia
Available Dates
  • 11/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 Confirmed

*The above dates can be flexible, whereas new ones can also be provided to accommodate the needs or availability of participants.

Target Group:  
Teachers (Primary – Secondary) / Youth Workers
Languages: English, Greek
Linguistic Support in Greek, French and Spanish
Country: Cyprus
Course Code: DEE01
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