The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA)
July 12, 2019
The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA) is an international programme that helps learners develop their digital, enterprise and employability skills. During IT & Computing lessons students have completed a series of online challenges to win career-enhancing badges, unlock new opportunities and gain industry recognised awards.
The iDEA curriculum helps to inspire students to become Digital Citizens, Workers, Makers, Entrepreneurs and Gamers to enhance their employability; and to help them become economically active.
iDEA is a blended learning approach that aspires to be a digital and enterprise equivalent of The Duke of Edinburgh Award. Students take on a series of challenges that earn them points which aggregate towards their Bronze, Silver or Gold Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award.
Students have earned various badges in the different learning categories (Citizen, Worker, Maker, covering topics as diverse as cyber-security, cloud computing and e-safety; and animation, growth hacking, customer relationship management and web development.