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How Does The Magical Leaders Programme Promote 21st-Century Skills?

The Magical Leaders Programme promotes 21st-century skills such as problem-solving, decision-making, and creativity. The Magical Leaders Programme is an innovative approach. It is focused on 5th and 6th-class students to promote 21st-century competencies. In this blog, you will learn about the Magical Leaders Programme and the critical 21st-century skills it promotes among the younger generation.What…

How And Why Children Should Become Digital Learners In 2024?

Embracing digital technology and becoming a digital learner is a fundamental aspect we should adopt to align with the modern era and future of education and life after school. Hence, digital learning plays a vital role in children’s lives, they should adopt this practice effectively. Adopting this practice benefits the learner and teacher in maintaining…

Becoming a Digital Learner - Learning with Tablets

A digital learner utilises digital technologies and resources to acquire knowledge and skills. Digital learning includes online courses, e-books, educational apps, interactive multimedia, virtual classrooms, and many more as the digital world expands. Digital learners often leverage the internet and digital devices like computers, tablets, and smartphones to access educational content anytime and anywhere. Digital…

Teamwork with the Magical Leaders

Teamwork emphasises the importance of collaboration, shared responsibility, and the collective achievement of goals. Teamwork is essential in school as it cultivates communication skills, promotes peer learning, and prepares students for future collaborative endeavours, fostering a supportive environment conducive to academic success and personal growth.How important is teamwork? Confidence Building: Successfully contributing to a team and…

What if social media didn't exist?

As a parent or teacher, have you ever asked yourself, ‘What if social media never existed?’. At Zeeko, we often reflect on this question having built a business based entirely on protecting and educating our young people on social media and internet safety. As parents ourselves and many of our colleagues having children, it is…

Zeeko's recommended apps for Primary schools

As a parent or teacher, the App or Google Play store can be an intimidating place. Often the brief app descriptions on the app stores don’t paint a whole picture of what the product will truly cover or what information it will hold. We have compiled a list of educational apps we recommend for primary…

Becoming a good communicator with the Magical Leaders Programme

Being a good communicator means conveying information, ideas, thoughts, and feelings, effectively, and appropriately in various contexts and through different channels. Becoming a good communicator in early in life is essential for a student’s progression through education and professional careers. As with most things, the earlier students begin learning, the better.Some critical aspects of being…

Issues we now face because of the internet - combatting with Internet Safety Seminars

We know that technological advancement, especially the internet, has brought many issues to our children’s lives or at least enhanced underlying problems. Regarding education and learning, internet access has changed how students source information. Later in this blog, we will compare the main differences between pre-and post-internet education.The issuesWe are conscious of not continuously repeating…

The Internet is getting worse!!

In today’s digital age, the Internet has become an indispensable tool for learning, communication, and entertainment, especially for students. There are pros to internet usage, but the cons are continually on the rise. Will there ever be a time when the pros will outweigh the cons? Probably not. This leaves us with the question, is…

Magical Leaders and 21st Century Skills

Magical Leaders is a peer-led education programme for 5th and 6th-class students, developed by Zeeko Education and supported by Enterprise Ireland. This innovative digital learning experience helps to teach and nurture 21st-century skills engagingly and interactively. Developed by educational specialists and teachers, Magical Leaders complements and enriches the new primary school curriculum by developing transferable…

Typing for Students

Here at Zeeko, we speak to many schools weekly across Ireland and, in more recent years, across the globe. A topic that has been coming up recently is typing.  In today’s digital age, proficiency in typing has become an essential skill for students, playing a crucial role in their academic and future professional success. Learning…

A Parent's Guide to Device and Social Media Safety

In today’s world, it is the norm for kids to grow up surrounded by social media and gadgets. At this time of the year especially, people of all ages spend more time on their phones or devices. Santa has arrived and undoubtedly has delivered something digital to your household. This digital landscape is an everyday…