Computer boffins make awards shortlist

AWARDS FOR ALL: Barry Island primary pupils

AWARDS FOR ALL: Barry Island primary pupils

First published in News

A BARRY teacher and an organisation supporting schools, teachers and learners for improved learning and teaching experiences have been nominated for a national award.

Barry Island primary teacher Aled Rhys and the Central South' Apple Regional Training Centre (CenSo RTC) have been shortlisted for the National ICT awards.

The CenSo RTC digital leaders recently won the iNet Wales Student Impact Award 2013 for the impact of their work on their local community.

The National Association of Advisors for Computers in Education (Naace) is the national association for everyone promoting learning with technology in a connected world.

It represents the voice of the UK education technology community in the schools sector at a national and international level.

Aled Williams and the CenSo RTC digital leaders - made up of pupils from Barry Island and Cadoxton Primary schools - have been shortlisted for two awards.

The CenSo RTC digital leaders have been shortlisted for the Local Community Impact award which recognises a project led by an individual or team that can be demonstrated to have had a significant impact on an aspect of the school and its wider community of stakeholders.

Mr Williams has been shortlisted for the Primary Impact award which recognises a project led by an individual or team that articulates the impact and outcomes that applying technology appropriately can have in a primary setting.

Winners will be announced at the Naace Strategic Conference in Nottingham on March 27 and 28.

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