Digital Skills Online Workshops
Free training and student enrichment opportunities focussed on Google’s applied digital skills.
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.
The programme is free and project based, allowing teachers and key workers to support their students to learn valuable digital skills all in one easy platform. All lessons are accompanied by a series of engaging videos with clear instructions and ready to use templates.
Student Online Enrichment Workshop
This workshop takes place over a full day and consists on 5 one hour sessions, each session will include 20-30 different students. Our Tablet Academy facilitator will introduce the platform to the teacher and students and demonstrate how to get started. Our facilitator will also supervise and support students through their first project.
Funding criteria: At least 100 students aged 9-19, with at least one teacher in each session.
Staff Online Training Workshop
This workshop is a 90 minute session with 20-30 teachers, giving them an overview of the platform, guidance on how to use it and experience on delivering some of the lessons. The workshop could consist of teachers from the same school or college, or from different organisations.
Funding criteria: At least 20 teachers need to attend, either from the same school or college or a mixture.
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 project covers a wide range of real-life applications, they can be adapted by facilitators to suit any subject that could benefit from digital literacy. Comprehensive and engaging videos allow non-specialists to deliver digital-based lessons with minimal effort.
Free training for students and staff.
Access to the applied digital skills platform allowing teachers to communicate with students, sign work and track progress.
Over 100 video-based projects including plan an event, technology & security, technology’s role in current events, manage a project with digital tools and negotiate your salary.