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Training sessions

Find the training opportunity that's right for your school and your aims for Firefly. Our experienced team of former teachers can help deliver training to your teachers, technical staff and project team through workshops, visits or online training.

Using Firefly in the classroom

Help classroom teachers use Firefly as a tool to enhance teaching and learning.

Firefly allows you to focus on the key learning objectives in your lesson. We will show you how to use of forms, assignments, blogs and forums so that less time is spent transmitting knowledge, giving students the opportunity to work on refining and extending their understanding and love of the subject.

Our trainers all have experience working in schools and will be happy to share their experience with you throughout the day. Whether you are a Project Lead, a Subject Coordinator or a classroom teacher, this workshop will help you develop strategies for using Firefly effectively in the classroom.

Designed for: Secondary/Senior school classroom teachers

Training format: In-school, lesson-length sessions for teachers


Using Firefly with younger years

Use Firefly to support teaching and learning in KS1 and KS2

At Firefly we understand that the needs of Primary and Junior schools are very specific to their age groups; our experienced trainers will lead you through a number of scenarios, looking specifically at how Firefly can help you engage pupils and parents in the learning process. Firefly delivers effectiveness and efficiency so that the focus of a lesson becomes the quality of the learning rather than the ability to use technology.

Our trainers all have experience working in schools and will be happy to share that experience with you throughout the day. Whether you are a Project Lead, a Subject Coordinator or a classroom teacher, this workshop will help you develop strategies for using Firefly effectively in the classroom.

Designed for: Junior/Primary School Project Leads and Classroom Teachers

Training format: 1½ hour online session - perfect for after school CPD


Leading Firefly in your school

Engage teachers and students with Firefly in your school

The way in which Firefly is used in a school may well change over time; school strategies develop and people will discover new features. Effective engagement of students, teachers and parents will help you to ensure that the positive impact of Firefly continues to grow.

Our trainers are able to draw on their own experience working in schools, as well as feedback that we receive from Firefly users, to share ideas and strategies with you as you look at where you would like to go next with Firefly.

Designed for: Project Leads and SMT

Training format: Hosted 1-day workshop for your Firefly project team


Engaging parents through Firefly

Develop your communications with parents using Firefly

At Firefly we understand the importance of effective parental engagement and the associated benefits to the school, children and their families. The Firefly Parent Portal allows you to share information with your parents quickly and easily in a wide variety of ways; this workshop looks at how Firefly supports targeted communication strategies while inviting them to engage more deeply in their children's learning conversation.

Our experienced trainers will lead you through a number of scenarios, looking specifically at how Firefly can help you communicate even more effectively with your parents.

Designed for: Project Leads, SMT

Training format: Hosted 1-day workshop for your Firefly project team


Managing Firefly in your school

Support your school’s use of Firefly

At Firefly we understand the crucial role that IT staff play in the successful use of technology within your school. Having your network team well trained helps to ensure efficient use of Firefly and the best return on your investment.

Our workshops, led by experienced trainers who really understand the day to day management of Firefly have an informal and practical approach which you will find both accessible and conducive to learning.

Designed for: Technical Leads

Training format: Hosted 1-day workshop