Digital Birmingham is a Birmingham City Council initiative and part of a city wide strategic partnership of more than 40 public, private and voluntary organisations
Birmingham's Digital Stories
Video and Audio Stories from Digital Birmingham
On the following pages there are some short video and audio stories linked to Digital Birmingham. Carl Chinn introduces Digital Birmingham,The Lord Mayor answers questions from pupils, Mikey gives a lesson in recycling, Warda tells us how becoming digital found her employment, Otis sings the Aston rap, internet safety, the digital family....and lots more
Carl Chinn introduces Digital Birmingham
Carl Chinn tells us why it is important that Birmingham becomes a Digital City.
The Lord Mayor answers our questions.
The Lord Mayor visited St John Wall Secondary school to answer some questions from pupils. Carl Chinn chaired the meeting. The Lord Mayor answers questions on his role, his daily schedule, how he became Lord Mayor and lots more.
Mikey - a lesson in recycling
The creators - Georgina, Cerise, Olivia, Chloe, Kirandeep, René, Karique and Shadé working with Service Birmingham and Secure IT.
Warda talks about how the Aston Pride Computers in the Home Project (CiTH) has helped her get employment as an interpreter.
An Aston Rap
OTIS MC has written and performs this rap about Aston. This production is sponsored by Aston Pride.
On Safer Internet Day (14th Feb) we interviewed some pupils at St. John Wall School about their views on internet safety.
As part of Digital Birmingham's contribution to Internet Safety Day Ed Gibson was invited to talk to the pupils at Sheldon Heath School.
Digital Birmingham helps schools in Birmingham be safe online. As part of International Safer Internet Day, Digital Birmingham invited Ed Gibson, Chief Security Adviser at Microsoft & former FBI agent to talk to students at Sheldon Heath Community Arts College about how to be safe and secure in their digital world
In preparation for her school ski trip to Italy Sophie practices on the Ackers Ski Slope. On the trip Sophie will have the opportunity to take photographs with her BT camera and phone home with her BT phone.
Birmingham's Digital Family get connected in the City Centre
Julie, Sophie and Kerian try out their digital devices in the City Centre. They are connecting to Birmingham Fiz.
Sherbaz and his Gran talk to Digital Birmingham about winning the 'Keeping IT in the Family' comic book resource which Digital Birmingham has produced with the support of Microsoft.
Welcome to a great performance from the drama club at Aston Manor School who act out the first chapter of Keeping IT in the Family
Brum in Brief
A short film on Birmingham by some media studies students. Quite a lot of the Sea Life Centre and I wonder how they found such an empty underpass.
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|2. Carl Chin introduces Digital Birmingham.|
|3. The Lord Mayor answers our questions.|
|4. Mikey - A lesson in recycling.|
|5. A computer in the home can help with employment.|
|6. An Aston Rap|
|7. Safer Internet Day|
|8. In the 'Spotlight' with Ed Gibson.|
|9. Ed Gibson at Shelodon Heath.|
|10.The Digital Family at Ackers.|
|11. Birmingham's Digital Family get connected in the City Centre|
|12. Keeping IT in the Family.|
|13. Keeping IT in the Family - Chapter One (The video)|
|14. Brum in Brief.|
|15. Shift Happens in Digital Birmingham.|