Helping you work smarter, faster and more efficiently with Chrome Devices!

Welcome to Share IT Academy, the new kid in the Getech family, run by our highly experienced Google certified training and consultancy team.

Normally you would find our Google Certified Trainers and Consultants hopping around the UK supporting organisations with their deployment of Chrome devices, Google Certifications, and getting the best out of the Chrome eco-system to help your organisation work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.

Right now we're focused on supporting schools, local authorities and companies by running daily 'Getting Started' webinars and pointing you to the treasure troves of information that have been created to support organisations with remote working through the coming weeks.

Latest News:

Google's Applied Digital Skills team have reached out with 3 amazing, new landing pages to help teachers and learners during the challenging coronavirus situation.

Teach from anywhere (well almost)

Keep your students learning with these lessons to teach digital skills, even when you’re not together.

These lessons show you how to learn effectively using digital tools, from the comfort of your own home.

Use these lessons to learn digital skills that will keep you working efficiently, even when you can't communicate in person.

​Teaching from home is going to require a different approach

Google has created a temporary hub of information and tools to help teachers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. You'll find some great resources from helping you teach remotely with video calls to communicating and engaging with your class using Google Classroom.

​Learn@Home with YouTube Learning

Google has partnered with Khan Academy and other learning creators to bring parents & families resources and activities to make the coming days as educational and fun as possible. Of course, these resources won’t replace any homework assigned by teachers — but they can complement that work.

​Enabling distance learning with G Suite and Chrome

As illness and other factors prevent students from attending school in-person, how might educators leverage powerful tools to extend learning to home environments? Join Jennie Magiera, Global Head of Education Impact, as we outline common challenges, and offer quick tips for implementing distance learning through technology.

Curious about a specific part of the video? See below: 6:40 -- Opportunities for engagement using Hangouts Meet, Docs and Slides 12:35 -- Tips for chunking content into shorter segments 17:25 -- Integrating Hands-on Activities 19:25 -- Using Google Forms and Quizzes 21:45 -- Using Classroom discussions and Assignments 24:39 -- Extending Hangouts Meet 30:45 -- Incorporating Social Emotional Learning 36:15 -- Incorporating Project Based Learning 39:37 -- Sharing Recordings for Make-Up Work 41:35 -- Communicating with Families 44:45 -- Working with Teacher Unions 45:32 - Working with ELLs 48:45 -- Teacher Resources 50:30 -- Hangout Premium Features Extension

Google is extending Hangouts Meet premium features to all G Suite customers through to 30th September, 2020

To improve the remote learning experience for teachers and students using Hangouts Meet, Google is making several improvements:

  • Only meeting creators and calendar owners can mute or remove other participants in a meeting
  • Meeting participants will not be able to re-join nicknamed meetings once the final participant has left

Is this your first day of Google Classroom?

Google Classroom saves you time, keeps you organized and helps you communicate with your students. Get started today, with resources, tips and tricks from educators like you.

One Chromebook, unlimited potential

Chromebooks open up a world of possibilities for learning. Explore ideas and apps to inspire budding digital citizens, scientists, and world explorers.

Getting started with Google for Education

A free 8 week training program that delivers bite-size training tutorials directly to your inbox.

Each lesson takes less that 15 minutes to complete and provides basic training videos to get you startesd with G Suite for Education.

Google for Education: Teacher Centre

Whether you're here to learn one new thing or to start the path to Google mastery, we've got you covered. The teacher center has content to meet you where you are.

Google Edu Directory

Find the right Google for Education partner for your needs.

Choose from over 4000 experts globally to help your school.

- PD Partners

- Certified Trainers

- Reference Districts and Schools

- Certified Innovators

Prepare Chromebooks for e-learning days at home

For administrators who manage Chrome devices for a school.

School closures—for a storm, natural disaster, health crisis, or other community emergency—can present a big challenge for admins. You want students to continue to participate in classes and keep up with their schoolwork while they, and their teachers, are at home.

Share you tips and tools for distance learning

As illness and other factors prevent students from attending school in-person, how might educators leverage powerful tools to extend learning to home environments?

The Online Educator: People and Pedagogy

This course, developed by The Open University’s Institute of Educational Technology, explores four myths: that learning design is about technology and content; that innovation and accessibility are incompatible; that researching online learning is an ethics-free zone, and that educators’ online identities are irrelevant.