St Herbert's RC Primary School

Apple Regional Training Centre, Oldham

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: 

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Wednesday 25th April 2018, Lego WeDo 2.0 Workshop

Wednesday 21st June 2017, iPad Art

Jackie Eade ran a fantastic session showing how the iPad can be used by children to gain confidence in art. 

Wednesday 26th April 2017, Apple Classroom

Nigel Milligan, Lee Buckley and GBM Digital introduced and demonstrated Apple Classroom.

Wednesday 22nd March 2017, Swift Playgrounds

Lee Buckley gave a great demo lesson in using Swift Playgrounds to teach coding to Year 5 and upwards.

Wednesday 1st March 2017, Garageband in the Classroom

Nigel Milligan demonstrated how to use Garageband to add music and effects to a story and then share as a Podcast.

Wednesday 22nd February 2017, iPad Management & Deployment

This session promoted the use of Apple School Manager, VPP & DEP to correctly deploy and manage iPads in your organisaion.

Wednesday 19th October 2016, Explain Everything in the Classroom

Our first RTC training session was very well attended. Many thanks to everyone who came along to discover more about Explain Everything in the Classroom.

Regional Training Centre Opening Event - Wednesday 5th October 2016

We are pleased to announce that we have been accepted as the new Apple Regional Training Centre for Oldham and the surrounding area. On Wednesday 5th October 2016 at 1:30pm & 3:45pm we hosted 2 sessions. Many thanks to GBM Digital, Abdul Chohan and Apple Education for giving St Herbert's RC Primary School this excellent opportunity.