As part of the Education and Training Foundation’s Digital Skills Enhancement Programme, Creative Education is offering a range of 8 subsidised courses for FE practitioners to develop their personal digital skills – exploring how technology upskilling can improve teaching and learning.
If you have a number of delegates to be trained, your organisation can host an event. There are two options available:
Hosting a 1 day course: £600 for 8 or more delegates. If you choose self-delivery you will be eligible for a rebate of £400 subject to successful completion of the course.
Hosting a 2 day course: £1100 for 8 or more delegates. If you choose self-delivery you will be eligible for a rebate of £800 subject to successful completion of the course.
To enquire about hosting, complete this form or call 020 8253 8238. Terms and conditions apply (see below).
Alternatively, to place a delegate on an existing event and to find out more about the Programme, visit the ETF website or click “find out more” by a course.
Developing your digital skills to create audio and video resources to engage learners | 2 days
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.
The PowerPoint show stole the show for me. It was fun to create.
I am [now] looking at where I can embed and add more audio for students – especially in terms of extension and out-of-class activities to create and encourage more independent learning.
Developing your digital skills to create effective learning materials | 2 days
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 programs, 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.
What I learnt on QR codes, Nearpod and Edpuzzle can all be implemented into the classroom immediately.
Well-paced, no pressure environment. We were given sufficient time to play around with new digital tools.
Developing your digital skills to enable collaborative learning and progression | 2 days
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.
I liked learning about Zoom most of all. I think it will have various uses for student-teacher collaboration.
Developing your digital skills to save time and reduce workload | 2 days
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 | 2 days
This 2 day course will provide you with the online tools to develop and expand your assessment approaches inside and outside the classroom creating a more productive learning environment for you and your students.
I have already started incorporating the things that I’ve learned in the first session!
Well done. Thank you so much. This has been a very productive day and I am going home with new things learned.
It was great to explore such a range, giving choice as to which tools can be used.
More effective use of Office applications | 2 days
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 | 1 day
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.
Developing your digital skills to use social media | 1 day
This 1 day programme will provide practitioners with the knowledge and skills to safely and confidently develop their use of various social media applications to enhance personal and professional development and find new approaches to teaching and learning.
These courses can be attended by a range of staff in FE settings – practitioners or support staff who wish to improve their digital skills and introduce technology into their professional and personal lives.
For those opting for self-delivery, training staff must first be validated as suitably experienced and receive free training to deliver the programme. All materials are provided.
Hosts will need to be able to accommodate delegates from other providers. If you wish to have a course delivered for your staff only, different pricing applies. Please contact us on 020 8253 8238 for further details.