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ONLINE COURSES

There are different courses becoming available that focusses on Remote Teaching and Learning. These courses can help you prepare for teaching online. The intention here is to promote existing free courses and webinars that are currently available for teachers for self-exploration.

Soon WCED will provide structured sessions through online courses and online support webinars to further assist teachers. Watch this space for future developments and support offerings. 

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Distance Learning using Google Products

 

Visit the Google Teacher Center to access free training on Distance Learning. Here you can also learn specific skills for Google products for scheduling contact sessions, having a virtual classroom,  hosting a webinar using Hangouts Meet and Chat and even how to form groups and adapt your teaching strategy for remote teaching and learning.

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Pearson Pulishers: Digital Citizenship Online Course

 

Visit the Pearson website to access free training on Online Learning and Teaching. Here you can also find an introductory course on Digital Citizenship. This course will guide you through the differences between digital citizenship and digital literacy. 

It will also help guide you on becoming a digital citizen and guiding others to become the same. 

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Google for Education: Google Classroom Teacher Centre 

Visit the Google Teacher Center to access free training on Google Classroom. Here you will learn specific skills on how to use Google Classroom effectively. 

View the resources linked to the list of training lessons to equip you with Google Classroom mastery skills. 

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Making the transition to remote learning

 

As concern grows around COVID-19, many education leaders are making the difficult decision to close schools. To help make the transition to distance learning, we’ve created resources, training and how to guides that we hope will help support  IT, educators, staff and students as they make this transition.

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Pearson Pulishers: Searching online for Every day use

 

Visit the Pearson website to access free training on Online Learning and Teaching. Here you can find an introductory course on guidelines on Searching online for Everyday Use. This course will guide you through understanding the search results page and smarter searching techniques. 

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Screencastify: Master the Screencast 

 

 

A 1-hour certification course covering the basics of Screencastify and popular ways to use video with students, colleagues, and parents.

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COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus

 

Understand the emergence of COVID-19 and how we respond to it going forward. 

With the outbreak of a novel coronavirus declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, people worldwide are working to address it. On this course, you’ll learn the latest of what we know about COVID-19, presented by international experts.

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Pearson Pulishers: Savvy Searching online (Advanced) 

Visit the Pearson website to access free training on Online Learning and Teaching. Here you can find an advanced course on  Searching online. This course will provide an understanding on cookies, privacy and big data; search engine algorithms and advertising; geolocation and GPS; and understanding augmented and virtual reality. 

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Teach From Home with Google

 

A temporary hub of information and tools to help teachers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

  • How do I teach remotely with video calls

  • How do I teach remotely without video calls

  • How do I make lessons accessible to all

  • How do I keep learners engaged?

  • How do I stay connected with other teachers?

Join the #teachfromhome discussion on Twitter.

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Pearson Publishers: Professional Development other courses 

Visit the Pearson website to access free training on Online Learning and Teaching. Here you can find a number of courses to improve digital citizenship in your learners focusing on 21st Learning Skills. 

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