Empowering Generation Z: Mother & Daughter Present at Digital Citizenship Summit UK

Digital Citizenship Summit UK

Digital Citizenship Summit UK brings experts and students from across the world including mother and daughter Joanne Sweeney-Burke and Sophie Burke On 23 January, my daughter Sophie and I will present our vision for Generation Z at Bournemouth University at an international conference that aims to improve how students use technology and interact online. Called the Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK), it is a unique conference geared towards safe, savvy, and ethical use of social media and tech.   “Digital Citizenship” is an umbrella term used to describe the expectations of being a digital citizen in regards to ethics, etiquette, rights,

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NEW: Social Media Essentials For Election Candidates

DTI Social Media Essential for Election Candidates

Candidates are preparing for General Election 2016 and more than any other election, social media will play a pivotal part in communication plans. But there’s a significant difference in ‘doing social media’ and ‘strategising for social media.’ That’s where our 2-day training workshop comes in.   DOWNLOAD BROCHURE DTI-SMEFEC-Brochure REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP HERE   Dates This training course will run over two days: Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st January from 10am-4pm.   Where Sheraton Athlone Hotel – Gleeson Street Athlone, Westmeath IE – View Map   Why Attend This Course? You want to get elected and social media is part of your strategy, right?

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Promoting Youth Digital Citizenship at UK Summit


My daughter Sophie and I will speak at the Digital Citizenship Summit UK on 23rd January at Bournemouth University. We will deliver a presentation on how we can empower young people to protect themselves online and share examples of our work to achieve this through Young Minds Online and other initiatives. Sophie and I have been working on course material for teens and tweens since 2013 and have presented to the Irish Government, international corporations, schools and parents. We are passionate about digital citizenship and are excited to be part of the #DigCitSummitUK community. The event is being organised by an

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2015, A Year in Review at Digital Training Institute

2015 In Review

2015 was the year I…published a book, spoke in the USA, entered the eLearning market, spoke on a TEDx stage, ramped up my blogging and consulted to a range of great clients at home and abroad. By now you’ll know that each year I like to push myself further, dream bigger and deliver on… my ambitions. Goal-setting is very important and I’ve been setting goals since I was knee-high to a grasshopper. Dreaming, visualising, writing them down but then actually doing. That’s my favourite part. Doing. And learning as I do, and falling as I do, and getting up as I fall. All

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