The Digital DNA of Generation Z

The social media habis of Generation Z

Presentation from Digital Citizenship Summit, San Francisco Sophie and I were delighted to join influencers from across the world and make our contribution to the global digital citizenship conversation by sharing the social media habits of Generation Z. We were honoured to bring our knowledge and experiences from the West coast of Ireland to the West coast of America. Sophie and I have been developing digital citizenship courses and resources for the past four years. In this presentation we put a particular spotlight on Gen Z because we believe that this demographic are exposed to digital shock without any guidance. Our aim is to

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Partnership with Digital Citizenship Institute | Launched on Twitter Stage in San Francisco

Marialice Curran, CEO of the Digital Citizenship Institute and Joanne Sweeney Burke CEO of the Digital Training Institute announce a partnership on digcit programs for companies and workplaces

WATCH VIDEO   MEDIA STATEMENT  Evangelising Digital Citizenship on the Twitter Stage in San Francisco Mother and daughter address global audience of influencers and announce partnership with US-based Digital Citizenship Institute    San Francisco, 31 October 2016 – Galway-based Digital Training Institute is partnering with US-based Digital Citizenship Institute to certify trainers, accredit courses and create digital citizenship programs for professionals and companies across the globe. The announcement was made at last week’s global Digital Citizenship Summit which took place at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. CEO of Digital Training Institute Joanne Sweeney-Burke who is based at the Innovation Centre

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Salerno Student Presents Course for Teens to Minister for Education

Young Minds Online Goes to Leinster House 6th Year Salerno Secondary School student Sophie Burke has presented a course for teenagers to Minister for Education Minister Ruairí Quinn. The Leaving Certificate student took a day out of her studies to meet Minister Quinn in his office in Leinster House to share details of Young Minds Online. The Minister was impressed with Sophie’s presentation and congratulated her on her work to protect young people’s online reputation. He also wished her well in her forthcoming Leaving Certificate. 18-year old Sophie along with her mum Joanne Sweeney-Burke founder and CEO of Media Box

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Salerno Showcase Young Minds Online Projects

Young Minds Online Final Showcase in Salerno Last week Transition Year students in Salerno Secondary School in Salthill Galway presented their final projects at a showcase in the school. The final showcase was facilitated by TY teachers Mr. Fogarty and Ms. Waterstone. The 50 TY’s presented the findings of their 7-month course to first, second and third years. Over the past seven months the girls in Salerno have developed a best practice Social Media Use Policy for themselves, their peers and their school; developed, launched and executed an Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign, learned skills in Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, Web Marketing, Social

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