Digital Skills Enhancement Programme

Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Digital tools for assessment
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Digital tools for assessment
An introduction to various tools and technologies that will enhance the assessment for learning process by supporting a range of assessment and feedback formats. Participants will see how technology can guide learning through effective & efficient tracking that promotes early support interventions.
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Social Media
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Social Media
The course will introduce some of the frequently used Social Media tools and how they can be used to engage, support and enhance learning in new and innovative ways. This will be a highly interactive course where participants will be able to understand how tools such as Twitter Learning Wheels, Padlet, Pinterest, Facebook and LinkedIn can be used to improve own digital practices.
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Virtual Meeting Technologies
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Virtual Meeting Technologies
This course will show learners how to use some of the leading Virtual Meeting Technologies, including; Skype, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Big Blue Button and Google Hangouts. You will see how online teaching can be used in teaching, learning and assessment for Maths, English and Vocational learners.
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Video Learning
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Video Learning
This course will introduce pedagogical approaches that utilise video, featuring examples in practise across a range of curriculum areas including maths and English. Learners will be able to explore technologies such as augmented reality, gamification, QR codes, video quiz tools and interactive video. Video tools for assessment will also be showcased in conjunction with flipped learning, blended learning and online learning.
Developing your digital skills to create audio and video resources to engage learners
Developing your digital skills to create audio and video resources to engage learners
This course will focus on exploring audio and video tools, using mobile devices, and sharing these media files. Delegates will develop skills to create new, and enhance existing resources by creating and adding audio and video whilst also identifying a variety of methods to share resources and enhance accessibility for learners.
Developing your digital skills to create effective learning materials
Developing your digital skills to create effective learning materials
This course will enable you to develop essential digital skills to work effectively with digital applications and applying this to your teaching. By expanding and developing your core skills in Microsoft Office programmes, you will be able to create interactive and effective learning materials. You will explore a range of free online software that can be used to enhance existing teaching resources and make them more interactive and accessible to learners.
Developing your digital skills to enable collaborative learning and progression
Developing your digital skills to enable collaborative learning and progression
This course will focus on developing digital skills to engage and motivate learners to collaborate effectively inside and outside the classroom. This 2 day programme will explore a range of digital tools that can be used to enhance your teaching, learn from your peers and enable your students to progress further.
Developing your digital skills to save time and reduce workload
Developing your digital skills to save time and reduce workload
This 2 day programme offers insights into the development of digital knowledge and skills that will enable you to work more effectively and efficiently, and achieve greater productivity whilst reducing your workload.
Developing your digital skills to support assessment
Developing your digital skills to support assessment
This two day course will provide you with the personal digital skills to develop and expand your assessment approaches inside and outside the classroom, creating a more productive learning environment for you and your students.
Developing your digital skills to use social media
Developing your digital skills to use social media
This 1 day programme will offer you the knowledge and skills to safely and confidently develop your use of various social media applications to enhance personal and professional development and find new approaches to teaching and learning.
More effective use of Office applications
More effective use of Office applications
This course will focus on developing effective use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office tools, specialising in additional features and how they can be used to create interactive resources and promote effective personal working.
Working safely and securely using digital communications
Working safely and securely using digital communications
Teachers and their learners are increasingly using digital technologies to teach, learn and communicate. The advances in technology can present an opportunity to be both intentionally and unintentionally misused. This course will explore ways to ensure that you stay safe online and how to protect your data.