Apple RTC

Middlesbrough RTC

Middlesbrough Apple Regional Training Centre, at North Ormesby Academy, offers educators the opportunity to learn how Apple technology can make a difference to teaching and learning in the classroom. We will be offering 8 free training courses over the year, all delivered by an Apple Distinguished Educator. Please browse through and sign up today!

Apple Regional Training Centres deliver courses to build the skills and confidence of educators to use Apple technology inside and outside the classroom. They are a community who share best practices and inspire excellence through teaching with Apple technology.

Being selected as an Apple Regional Training Centre highlights our commitment to facilitating training for teachers to develop skills and build confidence to use Apple technology in the classroom.

Apple Regional Training Centres create a community to share best practice and support teaching staff to attain Apple Teacher status, a professional learning programme designed to support and celebrate educators.

Teachers from across the region can attend courses to build their knowledge and skills using technology in the classroom and earn badges to achieve their Apple Teacher recognition.

Across the UK and Ireland, the goals of all Apple Regional Training Centres are to:

  • facilitate training opportunities for teachers to develop skills using Apple technology in the classroom
  • promote Apple in Education and share new products and innovations with educators
  • build Apple Teacher across the region
  • share best practices, build community and inspire excellence.

To find out more, please visit the Apple Teacher website:

18/19 COURSES:

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Introduction to iPad - Thursday 11th October 2018, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

Experience how iPad can open up new, engaging ways of teaching and learning. During this session, you’ll learn how to get started with iPad, work with iPad, explore learning resources and even have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges.

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A Creative Writing Project - Thursday 15th November 2018, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

Learn how to blend app knowledge and usage to have children create imaginative stimuli to aid their cross-curricular writing, and how to best capture their delivery of the text they produce.

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Fostering Creativity with iPad - Thursday 17th January 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

Explore how iPad can support learners with the three phases of the creative process – brainstorming, gathering inspirational resources and telling compelling stories. This session will equip you to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPads in the classroom.

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Augmented Maths - Thursday 14th February 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

See how iPad and its new AR features and apps can help you and your pupils learn about maths in a practical way. We'll be taking the tech outdoors to synergise nature and technology; a learning experience that you/the children will never forget!

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Content-creating Kids - Thursday 14th March 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

Nothing embeds learning more than synthesising information and becoming a 'creator of content'. Learn, through a range of apps and with a project-based approach, how iPad can become the ultimate tool to turn your pupils into master creators!

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Coding with Swift Playgrounds - Thursday 4th April 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

Experience how iPads can develop the essential learning skills of problem-solving and computational thinking through coding. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary new app that gives everyone the opportunity to learn how to code.

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Enhancing Productivity with iPad - Thursday 23rd May 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

Learn how iPad can help students’ learning go deeper through getting organised, planning and sharing their work and documenting and reflecting. In this session, develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom.

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Image-inations and iPads - Thursday 20th June 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, NOPA

Learn how powerful iPad can be at allowing children to explore the realms of their imaginations. We'll be getting creative with the camera tool and showing you a range of editing abilities the iPad has that will stir up a real 'WOW' in your lessons!