How can we start the New Year in the right way?

It’s happened again. All those plans to be “good” over New Year and yet, things seem to have rather gone out of the window. But don’t feel bad; I think after the last year, with longer working hours and stressful uncertainty, that we all needed a bit of time out and time to relax.  …

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Touch typing intensive course

I’m really proud of this review from one of our parents. Her son recently attended one of our intensive touch typing courses and it was clear that our usual planned programme wasn’t quite right for him. We tailor the course to suit the child So we tailored a course just for him, delivered by one…

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How do you get a good night’s sleep?

With the pandemic in our minds along with work and family life, anxiety (or the menopause!) it is hard to switch off sometimes and get a good night’s sleep.   So how can you get a good night’s sleep?   Try to keep a consistent bedtime during the week and weekends.   At weekends, try not to…

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The 21st Century Office!

I think we all want a good work life balance. I’ve been lucky for the last 25 years being able to work flexibly around my family. I’ve seen first hand the benefits it can bring. A recent survey of 2000 UK tech workers found out that 72% said remote working was important to them and…

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Xmas Intensive Course Success!

I love this photo taken at our Harrow centre 3 years ago. We’re still running intensive courses but virtually this time around and my young assistant Dhruv is still with me! He’s a great role model to the children, motivating them to learn and try their best. So this week I’ve been helping a very…

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What’s in the name?

What does the term ‘touch typing’ mean to you? Does it conjure up visions of secretarial school and old-fashioned typewriters? Sadly, this is a common thought and one which, in my opinion, needs to change.  An essential skill all children should learn In this digital technological age, touch typing e.g. using all the fingers to…

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Touch Typing Success

I’m so proud of my student J who finished the course a couple of weeks ago. He has difficulties with English at school and struggles with working memory. When he first started with me it would take him several attempts to remember a single keystroke. By the following week he’d forgotten it again. Helpful reassurance…

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Ways to make Christmas easier from Type IT!

Ways to make Christmas easier                 If you are juggling work and home life and haven’t quite got round to those presents yet, how can you make Christmas easier?   Here are a few tips from Type IT! to help you on your way.   1. Instead of writing…

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Remote Touch Typing Course For All Ages

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As well as our LIVE Christmas intensive touch typing course coming up, you can join our remote online course at any time. Perfect for those who prefer to work more independently. Suitable for all ages Suitable for all children and adults from 9+. SEND students may need some additional parental support at home but we…

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Why our touch typing courses focus on quality

At Type IT! It’s important for our tutors to be able to give genuine, detailed and valuable feedback to their students each week. This is delivered by email to the parent or adult taking the course. For this reason we limit the number of students each tutor looks after. As a business we value quality…

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