How can I help your School/MAT?

Given that I only left sixth form in 2016 after completing A-Levels, I have been incredible privilege to work my way up the education ladder from a first line network technician to a senior management position within a multi academy trust. No matter the role or level of support, my core focus throughout this time has been to ensure that everyone has access to technology and that everyone is empowered to achieve more with technology.

With my core background being technical, I have been able to transfer my knowledge into delivering practical session to empower teaching and learning throughout 180+ educational establishments across the UK and worked with over 1.2k+ educators. From creating an interactive PowerPoint to Coding and everything in between, I have been able to share my knowledge and passion for technology with the wider education community to bring some new ideas to schools and how they shape their curriculum.

I am proud to have worked with some incredible companies and promote EdTech as a Microsoft MIE Master Trainer and Apple Teacher.

As someone who didn’t enjoy the education system at times during my pupils years, as an educator I have found a new passion and respect for all in education. Whilst I haven’t published any books, sharing knowledge and skills through the power of discussions has provided me a voice and a platform to inspire more people to grow the confidence to innovate the ways they use technology.

I’d love to be able to come and share some of my knowledge and experience with you all in a hope that even if you take away one thought/idea from a session. That you too can empower the next generation to achieve more with technology.

View my up coming training sessions & events below.

This was a very informative session given in a way that was not full of IT acronyms and jargon. Jordan is obviously passionate about making life easier for us all and knowing that he will be willing to help in the future is very much appreciated.

Assistant Principal

Secondary School

School Training Sessions

Empowering Your Staff

I can deliver a range of standard or bespoke sessions to your school staff either with technology or based around engagement and team building. Whether is using EdTech across the curriculum to specific training with key departments or leadership to enhance the wider use of technology, my training sessions are designed to be informative but with an engaging fun aspect.

With all of my sessions there will be a pre-training call with school leadership to ensure that the session meets the required points to support your wider school piece. I have worked closely with a number schools to deliver training to meet their needs. When working with schools or leading events, I aim to only have one per day ensuring that I can focus as much of my time onto your school to achieve the best possible standard of training.

Whilst not coming from a direct teaching background, working within the primary education space, leading lessons and support curriculum decisions has provided me a unique insight into how teaching and learning can be directly impacted with technology. All of my sessions have an element of ‘Geeky-ness’ in theme but my core aim is supporting teaching and learning and empowering everyone to achieve more with technology.

MICROSOFT SESSIONS

Since July 2020 I have been a Microsoft Certified MIE Trainer. I have recently retained my Microsoft MIE Master Trainer certification for a another year, enabling me to continue leading the way as a strong advocate for cloud based educational learning. Working with over 180+ schools/trusts nationally, delivering workshops and training sessions to school’s staff from all departments from CEO’s to Business Managers, Head of Departments to teaching assistants and technical staff. Being able to showcase what is truly possible with the Microsoft365 platform without having to spend huge amounts on external companies to support you on your journey.

 The beneficial thing for schools is that all Microsoft sessions delivered by a certified MIE Trainer are completely FREE for education staff. Below are some of my previous sessions and a range of sessions that I can provide as part of my MIE status.

 

New CPD Session

The EdTech Mindset

My brand new #trainitlive session is now available in CPD and public speaker form for your staff meetings or conferences.

The EdTech Mindset lifts the lid on the common misconceptions around technology and allows staff to build their own knowledge and confidence ready for their next lesson!

Throughout this brand new session your staff/delegates will be taken on a journey to understand the basic form of technology and how skills that they already have can be used to empower their lessons further to engage and inspire the next generation.

The EdTech Mindset sessions are designed for all staff to take part in. With the way the world is evolving, everyone is now in touch with technology in some form. Ensuring they have the confidence to use it and understand it, will strengthen they way it is used throughout education. From teaching staff to support staff, governors to cleaners. 

More details on the full agenda for the session and running times will be released soon. Discount pricing is available for purchase across multiple schools(cluster training). 

Up Coming Sesions

There are currently no upcoming sessions. Please check back soon for more updates.

FAQs

Within reason, I can pretty much run a training session on anything technology based both for within education and externally. Whilst it might take a little longer to plan a session for a piece of software I haven’t used, I will always aim to support where possible.

Some of my favourite sessions to run are:

  • Going Paperless with Office365
  • Whole school GDPR and Cyber Security Basics
  • Online Safety Basics for Parents
  • Online/E-Safety lessons for pupils
  • Office 365 Basics for teaching/support/admin/governor staff
  • Using Office365 to enhance your curriculum
  • Social Media S.A.F.E for all

All bookings are completed through Eventbrite, an online event booking system. The booking system will handle all of the information and booking confirmations, as well as provide you with all the key info regarding your training. All information will be handled under the Eventbrite privacy notice and all funds will be transacted using their network.

For the vast majority of the webinar training sessions these will be free of charge. There is a donation option when booking to support me and the work that I am doing but this is optional. 

For larger in person sessions where a venue is required, there will be a small charge to cover the cost of hiring the venue and to provide refreshments etc.

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