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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Why free online touch typing courses don’t work

Learning to touch type on your own isn’t easy. It’s not as straightforward as finding a free online programme and getting on with it. This photo is a perfect example of how things can go wrong despite a student showing good accuracies. As part of our remote course we ask students to submit a video…

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How Touch Typing Can Help Get Thoughts on Paper

This is one of my 10 year old students touch typing at over 20wpm. He struggles with working memory and finds handwriting difficult. Being able to touch type in school is going to be life changing for him. All children should learn this #lifeskill

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February Half Term Touch Typing Courses – Book Now!

My name is Wendy, and I am the Owner and Founder of Type IT! For the last 11 years I have been teaching children how to touch type which means I help them type automatically without ever looking at their fingers! It means they can get all their wonderful thoughts and ideas down onto paper…

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Different styles of learning

I had a bit of an epiphany yesterday. I’m still working really hard on my confidence in the pool. For almost 3 years now, I’ve been triathlon training and swimming is my achilles heel. Being super fit doesn’t make you a great swimmer, or so I’ve realised. And it’s super frustrating. So what happened yesterday?…

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Are you a touch typist?

Although touch typing is the most efficient way to type, there are other ways to do it. Which one do you do? Touch typing Touch typing – this is where you learn to memorise the keyboard and type automatically whilst focusing on the screen. This allows you to correct and edit on the fly. It…

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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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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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