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Didacti launches a first public learning community for the Quebec school network

On April 11, the Didacti team formalized an update to its platform, which now aspires to constitute the first public learning community for the network of primary and secondary schools in Quebec. Initially, some 15,000 learning activities are accessible free of charge for all teachers and students in the network.

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On April 11, the Didacti team formalized an update to its platform, which now aspires to constitute the first public learning community for the network of primary and secondary schools in Quebec. Initially, some 15,000 learning activities are accessible free of charge for all teachers and students in the network. This number is also expected to grow rapidly, to make Didacti, launched in 2010, a reference tool for the creation, sharing and use of educational material online.

This announcement was made on the occasion of an educational material creation day bringing together some 300 teachers from across Quebec, organized by Didacti. According to the organization, there are already 32,000 users of the platform, spread over around 500 different schools.

“Over the next ten years, the world of education will experience an important transition with the gradual arrival of electronic devices in the classroom and the gradual abandonment of course notes. Didacti proposes to live this transition by taking advantage of the competence, creativity and networking of teachers. It is an extremely powerful tool developed by teachers and for teachers ”, declared Mr. David Chartrand, president of Didacti and former teacher of mathematics, in the press release issued for the occasion.

Really free, Didacti? Yes! In fact, the autonomous use of the platform is, it is the optional technical and educational support services that finance its development. "Didacti will always be free for those who decide to use it in self-service, as is the case for the majority of our users", explains Mr. Chartrand. “Thirty-five schools acquired it last year and that number is expected to triple this year, accelerating the production and sharing of content on the platform. "

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Audrey Miller
Audrey Millerhttps://ecolebranchee.com
General manager of École branchée, Audrey holds a graduate degree in educational technologies and a bachelor's degree in public communication. Member of the Order of Excellence in Education of Quebec, she is particularly interested in the professional development of teachers, information in the digital age and media education, while actively creating bridges between the actors of the educational ecosystem since 1999. She is involved these days in particular in Edteq Association and as a member of the ACELF Communications Committee. When she has free time, she is passionate about her children, his rabbits, horses, good wine and... Web programming!

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