Digital Schools Network Activity Calendar

All the activities listed below are contributed by Cisco and our Digital Schools Network partners as benefits of the program and are open to all approved Digital Schools Network members to register and participate. If you are not a Digital Schools Network member yet, you can find out more about the program here.

All activities will be conducted live and virtually over Cisco Webex and members will be added to the activity space upon registering via the links below. Seats are limited so please register early.

Activities will be grouped under the following 3 categories:

Training

Focus on helping attendees pick up skills and knowledge about tools, methods, approaches.

Experience

Focus on providing attendees with opportunities to share, learn and collaborate through your ideas and experience.

Spotlight

Focus on promoting and recognizing significant, innovative best practices on the use of technology in education.

Training

Introduction to Cisco Webex Teams for DSN Members

  • Wednesday, 20 Nov, 2019
  • 10:30 (IST) | 13:00 (SGT) | 16:00 (AEDT)
  • All countries

This session will provide an introduction to key functionality and capabilities of the Cisco Webex platform, and will show participants how to utilise the tool to effectively participate in the activities of the Digital School Network program. This session will also share various best practices to help schools best setup their local classroom/learning space environment for an optimal collaborative learning experience.

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Blended Learning with Cisco Webex Teams

  • Wednesday, 04 Dec, 2019
  • 10:30 (IST) | 13:00 (SGT) | 16:00 (AEDT)
  • All countries

This session will discuss how blended learning approaches can be further expanded to leverage asynchronous-and-synchronous, collaborative technology platform like Cisco Webex to create new learning opportunities and experiences for education. This session will also discuss blended learning best practices that schools can explore.

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Experience

Introduction to Cyber Security (Japanese)

  • Friday, 04 Oct, 2019
  • 14:30 (IST) | 17:00 (SGT) | 20:00 (AEDT)
  • Japan

Get to know about security incidents in a typical day. This introductory session is offered under the Cisco Japan Cyber Security Scholarship program.

Introduction to IOT (Japanese)

  • Friday, 29 Nov, 2019
  • 14:30 (IST) | 17:00 (SGT) | 20:00 (AEDT)
  • Japan

Get to know how IoT is important in your life.

Imagine what kind of IoT services transform our world.

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Spotlight

WRIT: Addressing Real World problems with Artificial Intelligence

  • Thursday, 17 Oct, 2019
  • 09:30 (IST) | 12:00 (SGT) | 15:00 (AEDT)
  • All countries

New Women Rock-IT series launches, Thursday 17 October 2019, with two powerhouse speakers:
Annie O’Rourke, CEO for Digital Workforce Australia and executive director of 89 Degree East and Dr. Geetha Manjunath, Founder, CEO and CTO of NIRAMAI.

Both use AI (artificial intelligence) to release technology products and services that do amazing things.

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Rise of Women Technopreneurs: Using AI & Drones for community

  • Thursday, 07 Nov, 2019
  • 09:30 (IST) | 12:00 (SGT) | 15:00 (AEDT)
  • All countries

Join us for the new session on New Women Rock-IT series: Thursday, 7th November 2019, with two Tecnopreneurs: Jackie Dujmovic, Founder of Hover UAC and Azellia Alma, CEO and Founder of Banoo. Both of them started with an idea and used technology to defy existing practices and systems to create a product that works for a greater common good – Community.

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Artificial Intelligence for Intent Based Networking and Virtual Career Fair

  • Tuesday, 03 Dec, 2019
  • 09:30 (IST) | 12:00 (SGT) | 15:00 (AEDT)
  • All countries

One of the hottest topics in the world right now – Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI enables us to manage networks at machine speed which is increasingly important as we rely on networks and networked applications to keep businesses agile, secure and competitive. Join our live broadcast to hear directly from John Apostolopoulos, Cisco’s Chief Technology Officer for Enterprise Networking, talk about the latest AI trends.

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All sessions will run on Webex Teams and are only for members of Digital Schools Network.

Not a Digital Schools Network member yet? Register here >

Teachers’ Professional Development with Cisco Connected Educator

We are taking digital skilling up a notch to focus on professional development with the Cisco Connected Educator, a program that equips educators with high-quality collaboration tools to use as they foster innovation and creativity in today's digital classrooms and across the education network.

If offers a range of badges for teachers, administrators and content providers who use Cisco technologies to augment teaching and learning, build new content and enhance administrative management. In collaboration with Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), badges are aligned to International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards.

Look under the TRAINING calendar section above for live sessions you can attend to find out how to get started on the Cisco Connected Educator badging.

  • Virtual Field Trip Teacher
  • Virtual Field Trip Provider
  • Administrator
  • Connected Teacher
  • Collaboration Teacher
  • Content Creator
  • Action Researcher
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A Better Collaboration Platform on Webex Teams

Webex Teams will be the central platform where the network will stay connected and where virtual activities will run on. In order to participate in the Digital Schools Network, it is important that members download Webex Teams (available on desktop, iOS and Android). You will be added to the Digital Schools Network space with your registered email address.

Download Webex Teams

Got an Activity to Suggest?

Our Digital Schools Network team is constantly working with education and industry partners to bring more activities to our network. Stay tuned to the Webex Teams spaces or the Activity Calendar here, regularly for new activities. We also welcome suggestions and ideas for potential activities, so please send them to us at ask-dsn@cisco.com.