Friday June 5, 2020

Best Schools: Raising the bar for a digital generation

Seán Cottrell, director of the Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN), outlines his vision for the role of technology in the classroom.

11th March, 2012
Seán Cottrell, director of the IPPN, with pupils from Scoil Náisiúnta an Chroí Naofa, Glounthaune, Co Cork.

Technology has a ubiquitous presence, and it will be central to our future. As parents, educators and policy-makers, we must quickly adapt to the pace at which new developments in ICT are encroaching on our lives, and informing the futures of our children.

We know that much of the work today's children will undertake as adults has not yet been invented. If you find that hard to believe, consider the number of people now employed...

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