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Training school participants (PhD students and other ESRs) will have opportunities to attend workshops and seminars and will analyse related datasets, engage in discussions and debates and present a poster of their own research in the area.

Training School 3

The third DigiLitEY Training School will take place at the University of Sheffield, UK, 7thand 8th March 2018.

This 2-day intensive summer school is aimed at advanced postgraduate students and early stage researchers and provides an opportunity to explore issues emerging from an international research study into the use of makerspaces in the early years to develop children’s digital literacies – MakEY (see the project site:

The training school will include keynote speakers, workshop sessions where participants will be able to discuss their own research projects and a makerspace session in which participants can tinker and hack, and reflect on the methodological challenges of researching children’s engagement in makerspaces.

For more details and how to apply see: HERE

Download the application form: HERE

Training School 2

The second Digilitey Training School took place at:

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid / La Cristalera, Madrid, Spain 11-13 June 2017.

This 3-day intensive summer advanced postgraduate students and early stage researchers and provided an opportunity to explore emerging methodological issues in the study of young children’s digital literacies. The Training Schoo paid particular attention to collaborative, spatially-oriented and multimodal forms of research and children’s engagement with digital media and devices in community and out-of-school settings.

Workshops Included:

Report:  DigiLitEY Summer School 2017 – A Collective Report

Training School 1

The First DigiLitEY Training School took place at the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal 6th to 8th June 2016.

The Training School will Focused on the following themes:

Full programme available Here

Abstracts for Keynotes available Here

Ebook: The Digital Literacy and Multimodal Practices of Young Children: Engaging with Emergent Research Proceedings of the first Training School of Cost Action IS1410, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, 6th to 8th June 2016 Full Proceedings