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DIGITAL SCHOOLS OF DISTINCTION

Pilot Programme

In the summer of 2018, Digital Schools of Distinction ran a pilot programme to see if there was a scalable support system that could support all schools in the country.  27 schools were chosen from around the country, Cocoon was the chosen tool for the pilot.

The pilot was a roaring success with a massive 95% success rate among participating schools! 

But it wasn’t just the numbers that were impressive, overwhelmingly the schools spoke about how teachers that would otherwise not have used technology in their lessons being empowered and enthused to engage with digital learning. 

 

But don’t just take our word for it…

 

‘Cocoon has been a great, easy-to-use teaching and learning tool…[that] has taken the reluctance away from teachers who were afraid of introducing technology to their classrooms’

Niamh Ní Dhúill, Head of Digital Learning, Gaelscoil Thaobh na Coille

 

‘Greatly supported us in our digital journey’

Deirdre Byrne, Deputy Principal/ Head of Digital Learning, Saint Francis Xavier Senior School

 

‘With Cocoon we can easily provide high-end training for all of our teachers and get certified for our progress’

Lynn Harley, PrincipalBurrow National School

 

‘Cocoon is something that we can rely on that provides a clear vision with practical resources’

Brian Kavanagh, Head of Digital Learning, St Olaf’s National School

 

‘Cocoon has been a great benefit to the school…the children have taken charge of their own learning and made sure it’s not always the teacher that leads’  

Tom Hickey, Principal/ Head of Digital Learning, Kilmoganny National School

 

Cocoon’s support is exciting, interactive and allows us to delve deeper into the curriculum as well as exploring new areas of learning’

Lesley McElhinney, PrincipalSt Andrew’s National School