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David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam launches ‘Shaping the future How Technology Can Lead to Educational Transformation’.

Lord Puttnam launches ‘Shaping the future How Technology Can Lead to Educational Transformation’.

16 March, 2015

Deirdre Margaret LordPuttnam

On Wednesday, 11th March, Lord Puttnam, Digital Champion of Ireland, was in St Patrick’s College Drumcondra to officially launch Shaping the future – How technology can lead to educational transformation, which was edited by Dr Deirdre Butler and Margaret Leahy – both members of the Education Department, St Patrick’s College Drumcondra and Kevin Marshall of Microsoft.

 

The twenty-first century presents challenges and opportunities in equal magnitude to policy makers for information and communications technology (ICT) use in education. In today’s world of a changing workforce, rapid advancements in technology and in-creased global competition, learning is more critical than ever. The need to have a long-term vision for education that ensures all students experience success and have the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies to be successful in the twenty-first century was never more important.

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