ICT Training Events on DCF

DCF_logo1The ICT Curriculum Team has published a series of training events based around the Digital Competence Framework. Should you wish to register to attend any of these events, please use the Eventbrite links for each event on the Learn ICT Short Courses web page: http://www.learn-ict.org.uk/courses.htm

We apologise for the short notice regarding the publishing of these events but they had to be offered, in the first instance, to schools who had identified support in these areas during the Autumn Core Visits from Challenge Advisers.

Please be aware that each event is limited to 12 participants due to the number of spaces available in the ICT Training Room at the Civic Centre. For each event, it is important that you have your Hwb log in details with you in order to access resources and materials.

ICT Training Events for Swansea Schools – book your place now!

ICT Short Courses - Summer Term 2013

ICT Short Courses – Autumn Term 2016

Swansea’s ICT Curriculum Team has now published a number of training events for school staff which will take place during the first few weeks in November. If you are interested in attending any of these events, please use the Eventbrite button found at the end of each event’s description.

Please note that these events are only available to school staff in Swansea and that there are a limited number of places available on each event.

More training events have now been added to the list, so if you want information on the Digital Competence Framework (DCF) or learn how to create databases with J2Data, book your place now!

Link: http://www.learn-ict.org.uk/courses.htm

Hwb+ Training for Swansea Schools – Summer Term 2015

Hwb+Swansea’s ICT Curriculum Team in conjunction with a Hwb+ Digital Leader have created a series of training events for local schools. The venue for each event will be Gowerton Comprehensive School and school staff are invited to apply for a place using the Eventbrite booking system at http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/Events.

Timetable of Training Events

Monday 27th April 2015; 9:30am – 3:30pm (repeated on Monday 29th June 2015)
Getting started with Hwb and Hwb+ in the Primary School / Cychwyn eich taith gyda Hwb+ mewn Ysgolion Cynradd
Event Details: An overview of the tools offered by the Hwb project to help teachers deliver outcomes in and beyond the LNF / Trosolwg o’r offer a gynigir gan y prosiect Hwb+ i helpu athrawon i gyflwyno deilliannau o  fewn a thu hwnt i’r FfLlRh.
Venue: Gowerton Comprehensive School

Tuesday 28th April 2015; 9:30am – 3:30pm (repeated on Tuesday 30th June 2015)
Moving on with Hwb and Hwb+ in the Primary School / Y camau nesaf gyda Hwb a Hwb+ mewn Ysgolion Cynradd
Event Details: A chance to look at how other schools are using Hwb and Hwb+ tools and how you can develop your class Hwb+ and Office 365 / Cyfle i edrych ar sut mae ysgolion eraill yn defnyddio Hwb ac offer Hwb+ a sut y gallwch ddatblygu eich tudalen ddosbarth Hwb+ ac Office 365
Venue: Gowerton Comprehensive School

Wednesday 29th April; 9:30am – 3:30pm (repeated on Thursday 2nd July 2015)
Hwb Tools / Offer Hwb
Event Details: An overview of the wider tools available from Hwb, including Office 365, Just2Easy and Encylcopaedia Britannica / Trosolwg o’r offer ehangach sydd ar gael o fewn Hwb, yn cynnwys Office 365, Just2Easy a Encylcopaedia Britannica
Venue: Gowerton Comprehensive School

Friday 1st May; 9:30am – 3:30pm (repeated on Wednesday 1st July 2015)
An introduction to Hwb and Hwb+ in  Secondary Schools / Cyflwyniad i Hwb a Hwb+ mewn Ysgolion Uwchradd
Event Details: An introduction to Hwb and Hwb+ tools, including Office 365 and an overview of how they can be used in the secondary context / Cyflwyniad i Hwb ac offer Hwb+, yn cynnwys Office 365 a throsolwg o sut y gellir eu defnyddio mewn cyd-destun uwchradd
Venue: Gowerton Comprehensive School

Web link showing all the training events across Wales: http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/Events

Hwb+ training – Spring Term 2015

Hwb+ Modular TrainingPick and Mix your training in bite-size pieces!

The modular “pick and mix” style training continues with modules covering a wide range of Hwb+ features, from getting started for beginners to advanced customisation and exploitation of the Hwb+ learning platform.

Support sessions
To complement the modular training, Welsh Government has introduced bookable appointments which will provide teachers with the opportunity to book a Hwb+ support session with one of the Hwb team’s Digital Leaders.

Support sessions are available in 45 minute and 1 hour slots. These sessions offer complete flexibility; once a slot has been reserved a Digital Leader will be in touch to discuss your requirements and establish the most convenient approach for the session. Teachers are able to attend in person, hold the session over the phone or attend remotely via Lync.

Book online
Training and support sessions are taking place at venues across Wales with teachers being able to select the most convenient location. To book your place, click on the appropriate location below:

Week commencing 12th January at Swansea (Waterfront Community Church)

Week commencing 19th January at Neath Port Talbot (Baglan IT Centre)

Week commencing 23rd February at Swansea (Waterfront Community Church)

Week commencing 2nd March at Neath Port Talbot (Baglan IT Centre)

New modular Hwb+ training!

Hwb+Pick and Mix your training in bite-size pieces.

Following the original 2-day introduction to Hwb+ training sessions, over 75% of schools in Wales have attended training and received access to their school’s Hwb+ Learning Platform.

A new nine module-training plan has been devised to allow increased access to specific training areas and more flexibility for schools to choose and prioritise according to their plans.

Training is taking place at venues across Wales, to book your place on any module visit: Hwb+ Training South West Wales

The 9 Modules

Module 1 – A strategic approach to Hwb+ for School Leaders – aimed at Headteachers or a representative from SMT and the school Digital Champion (two places per school).

Module 2 – Staff Communication – aimed at Headteachers or a representative from SMT and/or the school Digital Champion.

Module 3 – Supporting Literacy within the LNF using Hwb+ (Discussions and Blogs)- aimed at teachers and literacy coordinators.

Module 4 – Supporting Literacy within the LNF using Hwb+ (Wikis)- aimed at teachers and literacy coordinators.

Module 5 – Supporting Numeracy within the LNF using Hwb+ – aimed at teachers and numeracy coordinators.

Module 6 – Using Web 2.0 tools and Hwb+ to support teaching and learning – aimed at teachers.

Module 7 – Customising Hwb+ – aimed at teachers.

Module 8 – Hwb+ and the Paperless Classroom – aimed at teachers

Module 9 – Collaboration using Office 365 – aimed at teachers