Educating Teachers: Closing the Digital Skills Gap

Speakers

Seamus Sands

Kainos Software

In this technology driven world, there remains an ever-increasing skills gap within the IT industry, causing impacts to the talent pool for companies. The current education approach is failing, and speaking with teachers across Northern Ireland (NI), there is a clear lack of confidence about teaching “Digital Literacy” in the classroom. Join me to hear how the IT industry and education authorities in NI, have come together to work collaboratively on trying to solve this problem.

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Format: Future20
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding