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Join Digital Schoolhouse 

Applications close at midnight on 31 March 2019

Digital Schoolhouse (DSH) powered by PlayStation is seeking new schools and colleges across the country to join the programme from September 2019 - September 2020. With additional funding from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, we are looking to expand our network of 34 Schoolhouses to total 50 across the country. The programme aims to reach 25,000 students and 5,000 teachers in 2019 and we invite you to join us!

Apply to be part of our fast-growing network of leading institutions. Be part of the computing revolution.

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The benefits.

  • Free to join! (no hidden costs and funding opportunities available)
  • Free CPD & training for teachers
  • Raised school profile locally and nationally
  • Ground-breaking careers education
  • Direct links with the UK video games industry
  • Free classroom resources
  • Leading teaching pedagogy
  • Boosted network locally and nationally
  • Direct contact with a specialist Digital Schoolhouse teacher
  • Free personalised support programme for every Schoolhouse

The selection process.

1. Apply 

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  • Applications close at midnight on 31 March 2019
  • Selected schools become Digital Schoolhouses
  • Each Digital Schoolhouse appoints a Lead Teacher (LT) to supervise the programme in their school

2. Train

  • Training is underpinned by academic research and education philosophies
  • Digital Schoolhouse LTs are provided with unique teacher training and CPD delivered by the Digital Schoolhouse team, universities and industry guests throughout the year

3. Teach

  • Free and flexible workshops are taught by LTs to visiting schools in their local area
  • Free resources and personalised support programmes are offered to the visiting teachers to help them embed computing in their own schools

4. Network

  • LTs are connected with like-minded teachers across the UK, within our Lead Teacher community
  • Schoolhouses are established at the heart of the community, with improved links to local schools and feeder schools

5. Share

  • LTs are encouraged to share and collaborate with each other and Digital Schoolhouse
  • Resources, research and expertise form a powerful and collaborative approach to revolutionising computing education

6. Continued Support & CPD

  • Direct contact with a specialist Digital Schoolhouse teacher
  • LTs continue to receive CPD and training throughout the academic year at Digital Schoolhouse’s Ingenuity Days
  • Opportunities to attend CPD event

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