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  1. 1. 1This leaflet has been produced for the Digital Futures for Teacher Educationproject, part of UK Open Educational Resources Programme Phase Three. Thisproject seeks to create materials (OERs) for trainee teachers and to developguidance on digital literacy practice in teaching and learning in the school sector.For most up-to-date information about the project, please refer to theDeFT projectblogGeneric Permission letterDigital Futures in Teacher EducationSheffield Hallam UniversityDear parent/carer,We are writing to let you know about a research project that is planned totake place at the school next week as part of the XXXXX event. The researchproject is called "Digital Futures in Teacher Education" and its aim is todevelop online resources for teachers which will help them improve the digitalliteracy skills of pupils.On 18th June 2012, the researchers from Sheffield Hallam University would liketo come into the school and talk to the children participating in the XXXXXevent. We would like to record these conversations and we would also like totake photographs and videos of children during the event. All recordings willbe stored in a safe space. The researchers will want to use selected recordingsand videos for the case studies which are developed on the basis of our workwith the schools in the "Digital Futures in Teacher Education" project. It is alsolikely that the researchers will want to use excerpts from the recordings andvideos when they share this work with other academics and teachers forinstance at conferences and through publications. Any other recordings will bedeleted once all the data has been analysed.I am therefore writing to you to ask if you are happy for your child to beinvolved.If you are happy for your child to participate, please complete the formoverleaf and return to [name of teacher].If you have any questions about the project please contact XXXX or emailproject manager Anna Gruszczynska at content is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0UK: England & Wales 1
  2. 2. 2Digital Futures in Teacher Education consent formName:Please answer the following questions by circling your responses1. Have you read and understood the information about this research? Yes No2. Are you willing for your child to take part in this study? Yes No3. Are you willing for the researchers to interact with your child (in a groupcontext) Yes No4. Are you willing for your child to be recorded and photographed? Yes No5. Do you understand that you are free to withdraw at any time until the 25thJune your child from this work without having to give a reason? Yes Nosigned…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Many thanks for completing this formThis content is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0UK: England & Wales 2