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Introduction to IPad

Completely new to using an iPad? This is the session for you. Experience how the iPad can open up new, engaging ways of teaching and learning. During this twilight session, you'll learn how to get started with iPad, work with iPad, explore learning resources and even have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges.

You will have hands on support throughout the workshop and we will help you gain the confidence and skills to use the iPad to support your learners.

Who is the seminar aimed at?

  • Teachers,
  • classroom assistants,
  • student teachers,
  • Support for Learning staff
  • - anyone completely new to using an iPad.

Please bring along your own iPad. No specific apps required. Please get in touch if there is a problem providing an iPad, we may be able to offer one from our training bank.



5:30pm - 7:00pm
11th October 2017

University of Edinburgh

Meet your presenter(s)

Craig Mill
Assistive Technology Advisor

Probably better known for developing the AccessApps, a suite of portable open source and free learning support tools that can be run from a USB drive.

Craig is also the developer of the awards winning MyStudyBar - a handy tool to support learners with literacy difficulties. Craig is keeping abreast of new developments in technology, particularly technology to help overcome barriers to learning.

Shirley Lawson
Assistive Technology and ASN Officer

I bring my teaching experience into my role at CALL as Development Officer for Assistive Technologies and Additional Support Needs. I lead the CALL Scotland Professional Learning and am focussing on providing a programme of relevant, quality assistive technology training to those working with children and young people with additional support needs and / or disabilities.

About the day


  • Room: 1.20, Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh,
    Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ


  • Tea, coffee, water and biscuits.