As an accredited Apple Regional Training Centre, St. Ninian's offers Island educators the opportunity to learn how Apple technology can make a difference to teaching and learning in the classroom.

We are one of only 79 such centres throughout Britain and Ireland and are part of a group of just 200 educators trained to share best practice in this area. To find out more please visit the Apple Teacher Website.

2019 - 2020 Programme

Session 1
Thursday 14th Nov 2019
16:15 -17:45:
Introduction to iPad In this session we will introduce Apple Teacher and look at the Apple Teacher Centre.
We will also look at how your iPad can be used effectively to enhance teaching and learning with just a few key apps.
This session would be suitable for those who have used an iPad but want to be more confident.
Everyone will earn their first Apple Teacher Badge.
Cost: Free
Session 2
Thursday 23rd Jan 2020
Enhancing productivity with iPad In this session we will look at how iPad can help to support students in their learning.
It can help them to get organised, plan and share their work as well as document and reflect upon it.
We will also take a look at the classroom app which enables teachers to manage the devices within the classroom.
Everyone will have a chance to earn some more Apple Teacher Badges.
Cost: Free
Session 3
Thursday 12th March 2020
Creativity with iPad In this session we will look at the Everyone Can Create resources.
We will explore photography, video and drawing and look at how they can open up possibilities across the curriculum.
Suitable for all classroom practitioners.
Cost: Free
Session 4
Thursday 14th May 2020
The Key(note) to learning In this session we will look at the power of Keynote as a tool for enhancing and supporting learning in the classroom.
We'll also make some animations!
Suitable for all classroom practitioners.
Session 5 (provisional)
Thursday 25th June 2020
16:15 - 17:45
Learning outside the classroom A session at the Manx Museum looking how we can use our iPads in order to document our learning during school field trips and outdoor activities.
Cost: Free
Bonus Session
Date TBC
Accessibility with iPad This day long session will look at how to support students in their learning using the built in accessibility features of iPad.
A fabulous in depth course ideal for anyone with an interest in special educational needs.
Cost: TBC

Should you wish to sign up for any of the above courses or wish to seek any more information about this exciting addition to our school, please contact our Digital Co-ordinator, Rachel Smith at