Apps for GoodSchool Partnerships<br />
CDI’s purpose<br />To empower people around the world through technology, <br />so they can improve their lives and the co...
Our key principles<br />Education<br />Real-life problems<br />Tech<br />
Job opportunities<br />Money to be made<br />Room for ideas<br />Apps: a fast growing market<br />Worldwide Mobile Data Us...
A practical  apps course<br />1: Problem definition<br />Create “problem video”<br />5: Build & test<br />App Inventor pro...
Our Expert Community<br />Students pitch their apps to our expert community and benefit from their advice<br />
Examples of student apps<br />Transit<br /><ul><li>An app to help improve parent-teacher communications in schools. Initia...
Benefits for students<br /><ul><li>More confidence & raised aspirations
Experience of cutting-edge technology
Essential soft skills for the workplace
Working with real world situations/expectations
Chance to work with experts and professional networks  </li></li></ul><li>Benefits for schools<br /><ul><li>Course content...
On-going CPD, including Train-the-trainer sessions and masterclasses
Networking events with other CDI employers & educators
Opportunities to raise public </li></ul>	profile via CDI marketing & PR<br />The Times <br />May 2010<br />
Three tiers of partners<br />Content-use only <br />(Sep ‘11)<br />Affiliate partners <br />(Sep ‘11)<br />Certified partn...
 non-subsidised</li></li></ul><li>“We are a...” Ways to decide<br />We are an inner-city school in the UK and a member of ...
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Apps for Good - Partnership framework March 2011

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this is our new partnership framework and ways of thinking about how we will with different partners, in particular schools, to scale the impact of Apps for Good.

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Apps for Good - Partnership framework March 2011

  1. 1. Apps for GoodSchool Partnerships<br />
  2. 2. CDI’s purpose<br />To empower people around the world through technology, <br />so they can improve their lives and the communities around them<br />1.3 million people, 13 countries, 16 years<br />
  3. 3. Our key principles<br />Education<br />Real-life problems<br />Tech<br />
  4. 4. Job opportunities<br />Money to be made<br />Room for ideas<br />Apps: a fast growing market<br />Worldwide Mobile Data Usage Forecast, by Region<br />
  5. 5. A practical apps course<br />1: Problem definition<br />Create “problem video”<br />5: Build & test<br />App Inventor prototype<br />2: Market Research<br />Community survey, pitch to experts<br />4: Product Design<br />Paper wireframes & click-through animations<br />3: Solution Design<br />Marketing and business planning<br />
  6. 6. Our Expert Community<br />Students pitch their apps to our expert community and benefit from their advice<br />
  7. 7. Examples of student apps<br />Transit<br /><ul><li>An app to help improve parent-teacher communications in schools. Initially English – Bengali only.</li></ul>BuzzerBuddiezzz<br /><ul><li>A social wake-up app that helps people to remember why they should wake up in the morning and send messages to friends and families. </li></ul>Stop & Search<br /><ul><li>An app that allows everyone to rate their experience of being stopped and searched by the police and to obtain information about their rights.</li></li></ul><li>Feedback so far<br />“This course did so much to raise the aspirations of our students, particularly the girls.” <br />“It really made us feel proud that something we had done was being taken seriously and that our ideas mattered.”<br />“It was an incredible feeling knowing something we had worked on was appreciated by so many important people.”<br />“I was delighted to see our students’ confidence grow throughout the course. We’ve seen the benefits across the school.”<br />“Getting advice from people who were in a position that I wanted to be in was awesome.”<br />“Not many things would make teenagers willingly give up 5 hours a week of their free time and spend it in school but the Apps for Good course is definitely one of them.”<br />
  8. 8. Benefits for students<br /><ul><li>More confidence & raised aspirations
  9. 9. Experience of cutting-edge technology
  10. 10. Essential soft skills for the workplace
  11. 11. Working with real world situations/expectations
  12. 12. Chance to work with experts and professional networks </li></li></ul><li>Benefits for schools<br /><ul><li>Course content, Online and Expert Community
  13. 13. On-going CPD, including Train-the-trainer sessions and masterclasses
  14. 14. Networking events with other CDI employers & educators
  15. 15. Opportunities to raise public </li></ul> profile via CDI marketing & PR<br />The Times <br />May 2010<br />
  16. 16. Three tiers of partners<br />Content-use only <br />(Sep ‘11)<br />Affiliate partners <br />(Sep ‘11)<br />Certified partners<br /><ul><li> subsidised
  17. 17. non-subsidised</li></li></ul><li>“We are a...” Ways to decide<br />We are an inner-city school in the UK and a member of staff is keen to run the full Apps for Good course with expert support...<br />Check the criteria to become a subsidised Certified Partner <br />We are a UK grammar/private school keen to implement a leading-edge technology programme for our students....<br />Look at the option of becoming a non-subsidised Certified Partner<br />We are a school in Australia and want to run an Apps for Good course and be part of the movement...<br />Wait until September for us to launch the Affiliate Partner programme<br />We are a primary school only interested in step 1 and 2 of the course and would like to use this in our projects...<br />Wait until September for us to launch the Content-only programme to get access to all content online<br />
  18. 18. From September 2011<br />* Subject to region **free TTT for state schools till Sep ‘11<br />Summary<br />
  19. 19. In order to qualify, schools will need to show at least one of the following:<br />Free School Meals<br />high proportion of students come from low-income communities/number of students on free school meals is above the national average<br />English not 1st language<br />high proportion of those whose first language is not English<br />14<br />Schools: subsidised or not?<br />Special Educational Needs<br />proportion of students on special educational needs register is above the national average<br />We will also look at the overall quality of school leadership, links to the local community and role of the school and staff within the region. <br />
  20. 20. Responsibilities: Certified Partners<br /><ul><li>Staffing (min. 1 educator and 1 senior contact)
  21. 21. Complete train-the-trainer programme
  22. 22. Recruitment and selection of students
  23. 23. Provision of IT, incl. mobile devices (1 per team)
  24. 24. Management of course admin and impact data
  25. 25. Sharing student numbers/ related course outputs</li></li></ul><li>Steps to be a Certified Partner<br />Initial contact<br />Set-up<br />Running<br />Review website, FAQs, partner requirements<br />Send expression of interest to CDI<br />Preliminary phone interview <br />CDI review application<br />In-person meeting with senior staff<br />Contract signed and timeline agreed <br />Train-the-trainer modules completed <br />Technical checks & set-up (App Inventor)<br />Course messages, logo & other comms put in place<br />Students recruited<br />Devices delivered <br />Student registration completed<br />Sessions held<br />Weekly monitoring checks<br />Expert visits to hear student pitches<br />Final feedback/ impact data collected<br />Alumni email/ Facebook for Plug-in <br />
  26. 26. www.cdieurope.euwww.appsforgood.org<br />

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