Training and CPD

Online Digital Training Calendar

In order to help further support schools with 'Home' learning, we will be providing a series of online training and Q&A sessions. around a variety of digital topics. The calendar below provides details of date and time as well as a brief description of the session.

Please note the following:

  • Each session will take place via Google Meet-the link to join each session can be found by clicking on the event title and then 'more details' and the link should be there. It will look something like: If you click on the link, you will be taken straight into the Meet.

  • The training sessions can be signed up for via CPD calendar which will allow for ideas of numbers attending as well as allowing staff to add these sessions to own CPD calendar. Please note that if any events are NOT on the CPD calendar, don't worry and instead, 'book' your space by going to the 'Click Here' button below to email your interest

  • The Q&A sessions do not require any sign-up but it would be helpful to email any questions in advance by clicking below (please include the date of the session you would like your question or query to be covered)

  • Once you have completed any training, you are encouraged to complete a feedback form which can be found here: EVALUATION FORM

Read and Write Webinars for January

Please note: These are webinars open to anyone in the UK and NOT specific to Highland. Where possible, staff should look to attend the bespoke Highland training on the dates above

Thurs 14th 3.45 - 4.30 pm

Providing your SEN/ EAL students with the vital support they require when working remotely Click here to register

Mon 18th 3:30 - 4:15pm

Engaging Primary Students remotely using Read&Write and EquatIO

Click here to register

Tues 19th 3.45 - 4.30 pm

Back to basics! Let us help you get started with Read&Write for Windows

Click here to register

Thurs 21st 3:00 - 3.45 pm

Back to Basics! Let us help you get started with EquatIO

Click here to register

Tues 26th 3:45 - 4:30 pm

Back to basics! Let us help you get started with Read&Write for Google Chrome

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Wed 27th 3:45 - 4:30 pm

Making PDFs accessible and collaborative to support remote learning usingTexthelp PDF Reader

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Can I sign up for more than one webinar?

Absolutely. The idea is that you and your colleagues can explore the many ways Read&Write can support you and your students. Please feel free to pass this invitation on to your colleagues.

What if the time doesn’t suit me to attend a webinar?

As long as you register for the webinar, you will receive a recording 24 hours later to view as many times as you need and at a time that is convenient for you.

I missed a webinar and didn't register. What are my options?

Click the registration link. If this webinar is scheduled for another date it will take you to the registration page for this webinar. If no future dates are scheduled for this topic, it will take you to a page to register to view the webinar recording.

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