Eastern Region Deputies Conference
30 August 2019

“The Art of Digital Engagement in Education” – by Richard Mills from Digital Schools

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How we are still only at the foot of the digital mountain

All of the leading historians, philosophers, scientists and company founders are all saying the same thing – our world has moved faster in the last 20 years than it has at any time in the history of humanity – and we have really only just begun.

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Parent & student attention is on the device, so yours must be too

Categorically, as a human species, we have shifted our attention to our devices. The time has arrived where all schools MUST do the same and shift their engagement strategy to content-rich websites and social channels in order to stand a chance of engaging & educating current & prospective students & families at home.

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Why this video below is relevant to the digital engagement strategy

Yuval Noah Harari (author Sapiens, Homo Deus, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century) is one of the brightest minds of our time. We will discuss the parallels between emotional intelligence, the future of education and digital engagement.

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Why good design is everything

If you are not committed to doing your best to make your stuff “look good” – you’re probably not going to win the game!

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The power of video

Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook Founder / CEO) said that he wants 100% of Facebook to be video within the next 5 years. The guy is one of the most powerful men in the world – we must take note when clues like this are shared (if we want to stay relevant).

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WHY CONTENT IS FAST BECOMING ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE BUSINESS ASSETS IN 2019 & BEYOND

The schools that ARE reading this OBVIOUS global trend are jumping on now and intelligently investing in their future. In 3-5 years time, the schools that didn’t will wish they did.

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The best time to plant a tree was 50 years ago. The second best time is now

We’re going to get hands-on and play with some tools that you can take back to your school and start implementing right away to boost your parent engagement strategy.