Digital Skills Online Workshops

Free training and student enrichment opportunities focussed on Google's Applied Digital Skills
 
 
 
 
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Tablet Academy have partnered with Google to offer a range of free online workshops designed to promote and develop digital skills and employability.

The sessions are designed to introduce students and teachers to Google's Applied Digital Skills curriculum through a remote but hands-on experience, and leave students with the information they need to explore further.

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Student Online Enrichment Workshop

Five one-hour sessions delivered to classes throughout the day introducing the Digital Skills programme to teachers and students.

£ Free

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Staff Online Training Workshop

A 90 minute online training session with 15-30 teachers covering the programme, resources and how to use the platform.

£ Free

Google’s Applied Digital Skills programme is a free project-based curriculum that allows teachers and key workers to support their students to learn valuable digital skills, all in an easy to use platform. All lessons are accompanied by a series of engaging videos with clear instructions and ready-to-use templates.

Workshop Options

Student Online Enrichment Workshop

A Student Online Enrichment Workshop takes place over a full day consisting of 5 one-hour sessions, each with a different group of 20-30 students. Our facilitator will introduce the platform to the teacher and students, demonstrate the features and how to get started and support them while they work through their first project. 


Funding Criteria: At least 100 students aged 9-19. At least 1 teacher in each session.

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Staff Online Training Workshop

A 90 minute session supporting 20-30 teachers with an overview of the programme, guidance on how to use the platform and experience of completing some of the included lessons. This workshop could consist of teachers from one single school or college, or a combination of teachers from different organisations.


Funding Criteria:
At least 20 teachers attending

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Online workshops can be combined to allow a group of staff to complete the staff training session, and groups of students engage in the enrichment, all part of the same day.

What is the Google Applied Digital Skills Programme?

Google’s Applied Digital Skills programme is a free project-based curriculum that allows teachers and key workers to support their students to learn valuable digital skills and for young people to independently improve their employability, all in an easy to use platform. All lessons are accompanied by a series of engaging videos with clear instructions and ready-to-use templates.

Who is it for?

The Applied Digital Skills programme is great for school students, further education, youth groups and adult learners. As the projects cover a wide range of real-life applications, they can be adapted by facilitators or teachers of any subject to be used to embed digital literacy into their lessons or activities. Comprehensive and engaging videos allow non-specialists to deliver digital-based lessons with minimal effort.

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What’s included

Free remote training for staff and students, just choose the format suitable for your school.

Access to the Applied Digital Skills platform allowing teachers to add students, assign work and track progress.

Over 100 video-based projects including:

  • If-Then Adventure Stories
  • Technology, Ethics, and Security
  • Plan an Event
  • Technology's Role in Current Events
  • Create a CV
  • Manage a Project with Digital Tools
  • Program a Progress Bar
  • Negotiate Your Salary

Read more about the programme at g.co/applieddigitalskills