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A2B Education
Events for 2022

Throughout the year we will be hosting a variety of in-person and digital events, all designed to develop educators’ key skills, explore new tools and technologies, and assist you on your professional learning journey!

Minecraft Virtual Teacher Academy

Cost per delegate - FREE
Time - 17:00-18:00 GMT
Date - 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th May & 1st June (5 weeks every Wednesday)

You’re invited to join expert Minecraft Global Training Partners in a free 5-week online cohort designed to help you master Minecraft: Education Edition and earn your Minecraft Certified Teacher Badge. We will be meeting once a week in May and once in June as we complete the content on the Online Course, the Minecraft Teacher Academy. This cohort model is designed to highlight 2 modules each week, answer questions, and connect with each other to reflect on the material. You will receive a digital badge and join the Minecraft Certified Teacher Community. 

  • Basic mechanics of downloading, setting up and logging into Minecraft: Education Edition
  • In-game play by exploring movement within the game as well as learning the process for placing and breaking blocks
  • In-game features to use as tools for assessment and feedback
  • The process of creating build challenges utilizing game-based strategies
  • Key features of world management and classroom settings
  • Tips on classroom management and readiness
  • An understanding of basic in-game coding
  • Skills that allow for learner collaboration, creativity, and communication
  • How to incorporate engineering practices
  • Chemistry and Science in-game functionality
  • How the game supports learner inquiry and curiosity

Please check back soon to register for our August intake

Apple Learning Institute

Cost per delegate - £95
Date - May 2022

In partnership with JTRS, the Apple Learning Institute (ALI) delivers a series of high-quality professional online events to show you how to effectively use Apple technology in education.

The ALI event is a virtual, multi-day learning experience.

  • Apple Teacher certified

  • Qualified and practising educator, ideally with a leading role in digital development for your school

  • Bring your own iPad device with the most recent operating system

To keep up to date with the latest ALI cohorts, and for booking please visit the JTRS website:

Google Certified Educator Level 1 Bootcamp

Cost per delegate - £59
Time - 15:30-17:30 GMT
Date - Monday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th June (4 weeks every Monday)

Enable your students to become digital creators and develop key digital literacy skills for the future!

Literacy is spread throughout the curriculum and it’s easy to weave some digital magic into your teaching and learning using tools and features within Google Workspace. This course will demonstrate how you can use tools across Google Workspace to enhance your lessons and engage your students in meaningful, purposeful ways.

  • To understand how the use of technology, aligned to outstanding pedagogy, can provide enhanced teaching and learning opportunities to help develop key literacy skills within the classroom.
  • An understanding of how Oracy and Writing levels are directly linked and that they can be developed by the opportunities we, as educators, can provide.
  • To explore a range of tried and tested tools, features and extensions that can assist you in delivering a wide range of curriculum objectives.
  • To develop key digital competency skills to help aid the teaching and learning process.

Past Events

Developing Literacy
with Apple iPads

Location - Lliswerry Primary School, Newport NP19 4NG
Cost per delegate - £49
Time - 13:00 - 15:30

BOOKING NOW CLOSED

Contact Ryan Evans to discuss our next cohort for this event...

By taking part and completing this course, you will discover how combining the use of mobile technology, such as iPads, with traditional teaching methods and skills, can act as a catalyst for the development of literacy skills within the classroom.

You will take a deep dive into the writing process where we combine the theory, and the practical, to help you raise standards in both Oracy and Writing within your class. You will be introduced to several iPad based applications which will make you want to explore their use even further in your classroom. 

  • To understand how the use of technology, aligned to outstanding pedagogy, can provide enhanced teaching and learning opportunities to help develop key literacy skills within the classroom.
  • An understanding of how Oracy and Writing levels are directly linked and that they can be developed by the opportunities we, as teachers, provide through talk.
  • To explore a range of tried and tested software to deliver a wide range of curriculum objectives.
  • To Develop key digital competency skills to help aid the teaching and learning process.
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Developing Literacy with Google Workspace

Location - Lliswerry Primary School, Newport NP19 4NG
Cost per delegate - £49
Time - 09:30 - 12:30

BOOKING NOW CLOSED

Contact Ryan Evans to discuss our next cohort for this event...

Enable your students to become digital creators and develop key digital literacy skills for the future!

Literacy is spread throughout the curriculum and it’s easy to weave some digital magic into your teaching and learning using tools and features within Google Workspace. This course will demonstrate how you can use tools across Google Workspace to enhance your lessons and engage your students in meaningful, purposeful ways.

  • To understand how the use of technology, aligned to outstanding pedagogy, can provide enhanced teaching and learning opportunities to help develop key literacy skills within the classroom.
  • An understanding of how Oracy and Writing levels are directly linked and that they can be developed by the opportunities we, as educators, can provide.
  • To explore a range of tried and tested tools, features and extensions that can assist you in delivering a wide range of curriculum objectives.
  • To develop key digital competency skills to help aid the teaching and learning process.

Developing Literacy with Google Workspace

Location - Haverfordwest High School, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1EP
Cost per delegate - £49
Time - 09:30 - 12:30

BOOKING NOW CLOSED

Contact Ryan Evans to discuss our next cohort for this event...

Enable your students to become digital creators and develop key digital literacy skills for the future!

Literacy is spread throughout the curriculum and it’s easy to weave some digital magic into your teaching and learning using tools and features within Google Workspace. This course will demonstrate how you can use tools across Google Workspace to enhance your lessons and engage your students in meaningful, purposeful ways.

  • To understand how the use of technology, aligned to outstanding pedagogy, can provide enhanced teaching and learning opportunities to help develop key literacy skills within the classroom.
  • An understanding of how Oracy and Writing levels are directly linked and that they can be developed by the opportunities we, as educators, can provide.
  • To explore a range of tried and tested tools, features and extensions that can assist you in delivering a wide range of curriculum objectives.
  • To develop key digital competency skills to help aid the teaching and learning process.

Developing Literacy
with Apple iPads

Location - Haverfordwest High School, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1EP
Cost per delegate - £49
Time - 09:30 - 12:30

BOOKING NOW CLOSED

Contact Nick Evans to discuss our next cohort for this event...

By taking part and completing this course, you will discover how combining the use of mobile technology, such as iPads, with traditional teaching methods and skills, can act as a catalyst for the development of literacy skills within the classroom.

You will take a deep dive into the writing process where we combine the theory, and the practical, to help you raise standards in both Oracy and Writing within your class. You will be introduced to several iPad based applications which will make you want to explore their use even further in your classroom. 

  • To understand how the use of technology, aligned to outstanding pedagogy, can provide enhanced teaching and learning opportunities to help develop key literacy skills within the classroom.
  • An understanding of how Oracy and Writing levels are directly linked and that they can be developed by the opportunities we, as teachers, provide through talk.
  • To explore a range of tried and tested software to deliver a wide range of curriculum objectives.
  • To Develop key digital competency skills to help aid the teaching and learning process.
  •  

Developing Literacy with Google Workspace

Location - Awel y Mor Primary School, Port Talbot SA12 6TP
Cost per delegate - £49
Time - 09:30 - 12:30

BOOKING NOW CLOSED

Contact Ryan Evans to discuss our next cohort for this event...

Enable your students to become digital creators and develop key digital literacy skills for the future!

Literacy is spread throughout the curriculum and it’s easy to weave some digital magic into your teaching and learning using tools and features within Google Workspace. This course will demonstrate how you can use tools across Google Workspace to enhance your lessons and engage your students in meaningful, purposeful ways.

  • To understand how the use of technology, aligned to outstanding pedagogy, can provide enhanced teaching and learning opportunities to help develop key literacy skills within the classroom.
  • An understanding of how Oracy and Writing levels are directly linked and that they can be developed by the opportunities we, as educators, can provide.
  • To explore a range of tried and tested tools, features and extensions that can assist you in delivering a wide range of curriculum objectives.
  • To develop key digital competency skills to help aid the teaching and learning process.

Developing Literacy
with Apple iPads

Location - Awel y Mor Primary School, Port Talbot SA12 6TP
Cost per delegate - £49
Time - 13:00 - 15:30

BOOKING NOW CLOSED

Contact Nick Evans to discuss our next cohort for this event...

By taking part and completing this course, you will discover how combining the use of mobile technology, such as iPads, with traditional teaching methods and skills, can act as a catalyst for the development of literacy skills within the classroom.

You will take a deep dive into the writing process where we combine the theory, and the practical, to help you raise standards in both Oracy and Writing within your class. You will be introduced to several iPad based applications which will make you want to explore their use even further in your classroom. 

  • To understand how the use of technology, aligned to outstanding pedagogy, can provide enhanced teaching and learning opportunities to help develop key literacy skills within the classroom.
  • An understanding of how Oracy and Writing levels are directly linked and that they can be developed by the opportunities we, as teachers, provide through talk.
  • To explore a range of tried and tested software to deliver a wide range of curriculum objectives.
  • To Develop key digital competency skills to help aid the teaching and learning process.
  •  

Additional Events

We currently have the above events available to attend however additional dates and locations will soon be added to our 2022 Calendar.

If you’re interested in attending any of our events in a location near you, can you please complete the following:

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