(From left to right: Gordon Christiansen, Geraldine Allinson, Jon Drori CBE & Emma Smith)
The superb panel of speakers, moderated by Liveryman Gordon Christiansen, at the Pathways to Digital Citizenship DMG event last night gave attendees much to ponder.
Emma Smith, (Deputy Principal of SCWA), talked about how SCWA is preparing for the launch of the Digital Curriculum and the new Digital Media Suite at the School; Freeman Jon Drori CBE, (Chairman of Governors at Ravensbourne), moved the story on to how Ravensbourne is producing students fit to work in the digital economy and Court Assistant Geraldine Allinson spoke about what the KM Group looked for in its new recruits to the digital workplace and how as employers the KM Group tried hard to keep pace with developments and to assist their employees in this fast-moving digital age to stay up to date using flexible learning. An SCWA student introduced a video of interviews with students about how they access music, film, TV, etc and interestingly what, if anything, they would pay to do so. There may be some work still to do there! At the end of the session the questions came thick and fast (always a good sign) and the discussion continued without faltering over the buffet supper. All in all it was a great event. We are now looking forward to our next Roundtable: 'A Celebration of Independent Publishing' on Monday, 11th April 2016!