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Type IT! and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Type IT! and the Duke of Edinburgh Award

Type IT! and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme What is the DofE? The Duke of Edinburgh award scheme is an opportunity to discover new interests and a tool to develop essential skills for life and work.   It is also respected by employers as a mark of achievement. 14-24 year-olds can do a DofE programme…

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Things for kids to do in the summer for free!

Things for kids to do in the summer for free!     At home or outdoors   Mini beast hunt. You can find some useful identification charts here https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/PDF/Minbeasts%20pack.pdf   Craft with nature Collect fallen leaves, petals and twigs and make your own artwork.  You could recreate your favourite animal or a scene.   Create…

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Is touch typing an essential skill for children or is it just a “nice to have”?

Learning to touch type has some great benefits.     While you might have a mental image of rows of young ladies sitting behind their manual typewriters, touch-typing is not an outdated practice and is becoming more and more relevant. Learning to touch type is actually a really valuable skill, easier to pick up as a…

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Typing and technology through the ages!

Cream dial telephone

Typing and technology through the ages by a 47 year old. What has your experience been with typing and technology through the years?   I remember my son asking me if cars were “a thing” when I was young!   At age 47, it is funny to think that when I was a child, all communication…

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Type in comfort – Here are our Type IT! Hayfever tips

Top tips for Hay Fever

Type in comfort – Here are our Type IT! Hay fever tips   We always like our students to type in comfort.  Hay fever is something which affects a lot of us and there is nothing worse than sitting in a classroom or in front of a computer at work, with itchy eyes, a tickly…

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