Leadership and management

Leaders have a clear digital vision and develop policies that promote a digital culture. Data is used to help support learners and identify organisational issues. Staff and learners are encouraged to build their digital skills in a safe environment.

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Vision and commitment

Senior leaders have a clear vision and commitment to using digital technologies and digital channels to enhance learning and skills.

Related aims

  • Enhanced learning

    Learning is enhanced through the use of technology, wherever it is appropriate and beneficial to the learner.

Policy and compliance

Inclusivity, digital skills, and the use of technology and digital resources are included in core organisational policies. Policies are understood by staff and learners, and demonstrate clear lines of accountability for compliance with legal, security, safeguarding, accessibility and data protection requirements.

Related aims

  • Safe experience

    A safe and secure teaching and learning experience is enabled and managed for all learners and staff through provision of appropriate virtual and physical environments.

  • Understanding benefits Shared aim

    The benefits of digital technology, and possible barriers to their achievement, are understood by all staff including senior leaders.

Effective collaboration

Senior leaders and managers foster a culture of collaboration (within the organisation, and with other partners), enabling the effective use of expertise and resources to manage and improve the use of technology.

Related aims

  • Collaborative culture

    A culture of collaboration ensures that information and best practice are shared to drive effective use of digital skills to support leadership, learning and business processes.

  • Resource alignment Shared aim

    Staff, learning and business resources are aligned to enable efficient support of the continually evolving digital requirements of post-16 education.

Evaluation and enhancement

The appropriate use of digital technologies assists the organisation to evaluate and enhance the learner experience and related business processes (such as learner admissions, data management and reporting).

Related aims

  • Continual improvement

    Continual improvement of the learner experience and business processes is supported through effective and innovative use of digital technology.

Digital culture

Staff, learners and partners are empowered to take ownership of their use of digital technologies and encouraged to develop their digital skills within a positive, supportive organisational culture.

Related aims

  • Digital standards

    Clear, nationally agreed standards for digital skills are in place to enable learners and staff to meet industry, private and public sector requirements, building on the digital competences developed during compulsory schooling.

Digital organisation

Appropriate processes, networks and channels are in place to facilitate and support the sharing of good practice relating to digital technologies and digital skills.

Related aims

  • Coherence and accessibility

    The coherence and accessibility of digital learning is increased through a range of curriculum delivery methods that are appropriate to learner and employer needs, and offer learning opportunities in both the Welsh and English languages.