Raising Academic Achievement Through ICT

Discover the power of computers and technology to improve learning

Armed with a laptop and projector, there are endless possibilities to bring video, music, interactive websites and worldwide communications into your classroom. The problem in practice is where to start - the available information is overwhelming, many resources are of dubious quality and technical glitches lie in wait for the unsuspecting!

This course aims to bring clarity to teachers keen to make more use of digital resources in their everyday teaching, but wary of the potential pitfalls. 

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for all teaching staff. It is equally relevant to Primary and Secondary school teachers. It is a practical course, so all delegates must bring with them a laptop equipped with Microsoft Office and Windows.

What You Will Learn

  • How to avoid "Death by PowerPoint"
  • Strategies for producing compelling lessons that fully exploit the opportunities available from modern IT
  • Where to find free resources for use in school
  • Common technical pitfalls, and how to avoid them