Please find information below on our latest events.
Please keep an eye on this page and our social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) to stay up to date with our latest events.
We look forward to you and your staff joining us for future live events.
Our YouTube channel also features a lot of tutorial videos for various aspects of Office 365, SMART Notebook, and Windows 10/11. You can access the channel by clicking the link below.
During November and December 2023, we are hosting a series of 30 minute online training sessions looking at different aspects of Windows and Office 365. Each session is designed to go over some key skills and enable you to work on each system more efficiently and effectively.
These sessions are FREE to all school staff, including to schools who do not usually receive IT Support from us.
Each session will take place after school between 4pm and 4.30pm and consist of 20 minutes going through the key skills followed by 10 minutes for any questions. They will all take place online and through Microsoft Teams.
If you are interested in any of the sessions outlined below, please click the link below to access our online booking form. Once you've filled out the form, we will then email you an invite to the Teams meeting. If you do not have Teams do not worry, any device with a web browser can access the meeting.
Windows 11 & One Drive
Tuesday 21st November
As well as some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Windows 11, and understanding the differences between Windows 11 and Windows 10, we will also look at One Drive. If you are supported by eServices then all your data is already synced to One Drive and this session will show you how to share and collaborate on files using this system.
Using Teams with Staff
Thursday 23rd November
Teams will change how you and your colleagues communicate and collaborate. This session will go through the basics of using Teams, sharing and collaboration.
Using Teams with Pupils
Thursday 23rd November
Not only can you use Teams with your colleagues but also your pupils. You can also set assignments for the pupils who can easily complete work, submit it and you can very easily mark the work and provide feedback. At the end Teams also produces your grade book for the class.
Thursday 30th November
While we may feel we know Word there are many tips and tricks which can speed us up and make things easier for us. This session will focus on those tips and tricks.
Tuesday 5th December
Excel is a strange beast but this training session will help break down some of the confusion this app causes. Learn how to construct formulas and advance your own knowledge.
Thursday 7th December
Sway is a little know part of Microsoft Office which schools need to embrace. If you distribute Newsletters to parents or you have pupils creating Powerpoint Presentations to demonstrate their learning then you need to know more about Sway. This isn't just a massive time saver for school staff but a gift for anyone engaging with the content created.
Tuesday 12th December
Forms helps you gather data safely from staff and parents and can be used to create quizzes for pupils to grade their knowledge.
Thursday 14th December
One Note is the greatest notebook you will ever have. We will show you how to use One Note but it's up to you to decide what to use it for.