Touch Typing for DofE

Don’t forget you can learn to touch type for your DofE skill! Bronze or Silver – 3 month course orGold – 6 month course We are an Approved Activity Provider with the DofE and welcome participants of all abilities. Join the course at any time and practice from home with our support.

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Are you an electro chicken?

Do you peck at your keyboard? I was at the hospital yesterday and the consultant was doing just that. She couldn’t speak and type at the same time. Her head was bobbing up and down from screen to keyboard. She was making lots of errors so was continually backspacing. She was struggling to focus on…

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Helping Our Touch Typists from Start to Finish…

Thank goodness we ask all of our students to send us a video of them touch typing early on in the course. It helps us to spot any problems before bad habits set in. The majority follow our online videos and instructions and have no problems. But there are some that don’t. These two photos…

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Touch Typing is Fun To Learn!

Somebody said to me recently that they found touch typing fascinating. And I guess it is in so many different ways. I think a lot of people are put off from learning to touch type because it involves ‘effort’ and ‘commitment’ and both are true. The same as learning any new skill. Touch typing doesn’t…

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A little Type IT! typing quiz for you

Which finger should you be using to type the following letters?  (Answers below)               C Your index finger Your middle finger   B Your left index finger Your right index finger   Y Your left index finger Your right index finger   X Your little finger Your ring finger…

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Half Term Intensive Touch Typing Course

Courses to suit everybody It’s getting very busy with our courses at the moment. Lots of sign ups for DofE courses and more adults than usual which is great! Flexible Learning The flexibility of the course is what makes it so appealing. With no set day to do the practice it allows learners to go…

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The Gift Of Touch Typing

Some children really don’t want to learn the skill and who can blame them? Just another ‘thing’ to have to do. But for some children, it’s an essential skill and I am fortunate to work with many parents who understand the importance of it. I’m thrilled that one of my students has finished the course…

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Which do you prefer, the typewriter or the keyboard?

You may have owned an old-fashioned typewriter in the past. As a child, I remember the thrill of finding one in a museum or during a stately home visit and enjoying the noise and sensation as I pressed down the keys and ting of the bell after a carriage return.   Any writers portrayed in…

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