Social Media for Schools


Wed, 7th June, 2017


9:30 am - 3:30 pm


Sprowston Manor, Norwich

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If as a school you are not looking after your social media … your parents are!

With Social Media an important aspect of so many parents’ lives, its never been more important for schools to embrace this and model how to use it. Your parents, community and the wider world are already using it so tap into the world of social media and stamp your school’s digital footprint out there for you parents, prospective parents and the wider world to see. This will take parental engagement to the next level using free, easy to use and well established tools in a controlled and safe way.

Course leader Deputy Mitchell embraced social media within his school (Heathfield Primary School) back in 2009 and ‘opened up’ the walls of classrooms. This gave the school community a global audience for learning which had huge impact in pupil outcomes as their learning was shared beyond their teacher to a truly global audience.

Come and spend the day with Deputy Mitchell and leave with:

– A whole school policy on the safe use of Social Media

– A platform to showcase learning in your school through twitter

– A school twitter account set up and ready to go

– Class Twitter accounts set up and ready for staff to use (optional)

– A teachers guide on how to use social media safely to showcase learning

– The knowledge of how other social media platforms can be used safely to engage parents

– Connections with other school users of social media from across the UK and beyond

– Ideas on how to link Social Media to teaching and learning in the classroom

Can you afford to miss it?

£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places


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Wed, 7th June, 2017


9:30 am - 3:30 pm


Sprowston Manor, Norwich



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David Mitchell

David Mitchell has been a teacher for 18 years and has been a Headteacher of two schools in the north of England. David has always had an interest in getting children enthused writing. Ever since using forums in 2005 with his Year 6 pupils, to get them writing outside of the traditional school day, David’s passion for ‘technology enhanced learning’ has developed over time with his motto ‘If it can’t be used in 2 minutes it’s too long!’ at the forefront of his message to other teachers.
In 2013, David became a freelance consultant on a mission to bring blogging, social media and other technology tools to as many teachers and schools as possible.

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