The Advisory Unit has a programme of one day training courses through the term at the centre in Hatfield. This is conveniently placed for access by motorway (A1M and M25) and main line rail from Kings Cross.
Courses cover many aspects of using ICT in schools, for instance:
- integrating ICT into secondary subject teaching
- using ICT for primary subject co-ordinators
- understanding assessment, recording and reporting of ICT
- ICT co-ordinators courses
- courses for teachers of pupils with learning difficulties
- datalogging for science technicians
- digital video for English teachers
- and many more . . .
The Advisory Unit has two pleasant air-conditioned training rooms with network facilities and other peripheral equipment, including interactive whiteboard. There is a maximum of 10 teachers per course. Most courses are run as workshop sessions and features a high level of practical work on computers with full guidance from the tutor.
All tutors are nationally-known ICT practitioners and have contributed to courses for the DfES and for ministries overseas. They are keen on encouraging teachers to integrate ICT into their normal working practices.
Finding out about courses
Please look on the web link below for the Advisory Unit's web site, then click on the Training tab. This will lead you to the current programme of courses, a location map and booking form.
Certain courses can also be arranged for departments in a secondary school or for a primary or special school. Contact us with your requirements.
The Advisory Unit: Computers in Education