G'day
Adelaide

Grow with Google is bringing digital skills trainings, best-practice workshops, and hands-on demos to Stamford Grand Adelaide. 

Whether you’re a business owner, a journalist, an educator or just hoping to learn a new skill, Grow with Google’s workshops have something for you.

WHEN

Monday 4th November 2019

WHERE

Stamford Grand Adelaide, 2 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045
Businesses

For Local Businesses 

This workshop is designed for those who own or manage a business and particularly relevant to people who wish to learn free ways to help get your business found online.

In this workshop you will:

  • Uncover the practical steps you can take to help put your business on Google Maps & Search and be found online by new customers.
  • Learn how search engines and online advertising can help you connect with more customers.
  • Discover how to un-earth and interpret real-time information about people/or customers interacting with a website, and how you can draw out actionable insights that can help your business make better decisions.

7:30am

Registration, free barista coffee & light breakfast

8:00am

Workshop covering:

  • Be Found on Google Search and Maps
  • Learn the Basics of Google Ads
  • Make Better Decisions with Analytics

9:30am

Workshop ends; demos & chats with Googlers

Digital Springboard

For Jobseekers & Students

Digital Springboard is a program by Infoxchange and Google to help people learn the digital skills they need to thrive in work and life. By attending a free Digital Springboard course, community members can improve their digital skills across a range of areas.

As part of the Grow with Google Adelaide event, Infoxchange will be running the Digital Springboard 'Digital skills to land your dream job' course.

Who is it for? Anyone who is looking for a new job or just wants to put their best foot forward when entering the job market.

 

1:00pm

Digital skills to land your dream job workshop

In this informal workshop, we'll cover: 

  • The key elements of an online professional profile and how it can help you stand out to employers
  • How to think creatively about your skills and strengths
  • Showcasing your professional experience and achievements effectively 
  • Establishing your online professional brand 

This workshop is open to everyone (including students) and is best suited to participants comfortable using a computer.

3:00pm

Workshop ends

Journalists

For Journalists

Google and the Walkley Foundation are working together to bring the latest digital skills to newsrooms across Australia and New Zealand. Together, we aim to provide free and in-person training workshops to 4,000 journalists, editors and students by the end of the year.

In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn a broad range of practical tools that you can use immediately, from advanced search techniques, to using data to tell stories, to the latest ways to detect and fight misinformation online.

 

 

10:30am

Registration, free barista coffee & light refreshments 

10:45am

Google News Initiative workshop

Some of the modules covered include:

  • Advanced Search: Searching with Precision
  • Google Alerts: Stay in the Know
  • Google Trends: Understanding the Data Further
  • Google Public Data Explorer: Access a World of Trusted Data
  • Google Image Search: How to separate genuine eyewitness accounts from misattributed content
  • YouTube: How to examine YouTube videos
  • Google Maps & Streetview: Finding out where something happened

12:30pm

 Workshop ends 

 

 

 

Educators

For Educators 

Designed for teachers, school and IT leaders wanting to learn how to use Google’s education tools to improve teaching, learning and protect students’ data.

For educators, there will be practical ideas to meet each of your learners' unique needs, getting hands on with accessibility features in G Suite for Education and Chromebooks and we’ll share top tips for using Google Classroom and G Suite to improve efficiency across your school.

IT admins will learn tools and best practice to better secure your school’s data and protect students privacy.

 

3:30pm

Registration, free barista coffee & housekeeping 

4:00pm 

Get started with Google for Education Icebreaker 

4:15pm

Introduction: redefining teaching & learning with technology

4:30pm

Hands-on:

Building an inclusive classroom using Google's Accessibility features

IT admins learn how to better secure your school's data and protect students privacy with the Chrome Education Upgrade

Educators will learn Google Classroom and G Suite tips to increse efficiency across the school

5:45pm

Reflection and next steps

6:00pm

Workshop ends