They say it's the biggest national training scheme since they gave out gas masks during the second world war. But the pound;230 million lottery-funded ICT training scheme for teachers doesn't prioritise ICT skills. Quite rightly, it wants to help teachers use ICT in the curriculum.
So teachers wanting to brush up their basic computer skills, whether it's to discover the inner depths of Word, or to uncomplicate the calculations within Excel, can do so free of charge online for one month. TES Online s pleased to bring you a reader offer from online training company A1learn.com. A wide range of Microsoft-approved courses is available at this training website - for up to 2,000 teachers.
"The courses are self-paced, interactive and presented in real time over the Internet," says A1learn.com managing director Martin Creal. To take up the offer, email firstname.lastname@example.org with "TES offer" in the subject heading. An access code will be emailed back within 24 hours.