Training – Basic skills

Using ICT can often be a daunting prospect for people working in schools – especially if they have little prior computer knowledge. Computing Champions can help rapidly build confidence in your staff to ensure everyone is able to benefit from technology in your school.

What does the training involve?

All training can be tailored to your school’s specific needs. Sessions we can deliver include:

  • Word processing / desktop publishing (Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, etc) – creating posters, newsletters, certificates, worksheets, labels; using formatting, graphics, symbols, images; inserting tables; uses in the classroom
  • Spread sheets (Microsoft Excel, Apple Numbers, etc) – formatting text and cells; inserting and working with formulae; creating graphs and charts; uses in the classroom
  • Presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, etc) – inserting text, images, video and sound; creating a slideshow; using animations and transitions; uses in the classroom (e.g. creating quizzes or books)
  • Digital cameras (using your existing equipment) – taking and managing photos; downloading and storing photos on the computer; editing and deleting photos; uses in the classroom / outdoor learning

Who is the training for?

Teaching assistants, support staff and teachers requiring a refresher course, although the training is also suitable for anyone working in a school

How much does it cost?

The prices outlined below include an initial consultation with your school to ensure you’ll get the most from our training. Discounts are available for bookings of multiple training packages.

Half day / twilight session: £300

Why not combine one of the above sessions with our Using an interactive whiteboard course for a full day of training?

Full day: £450