G'day
Canberra

Grow with Google is bringing digital skills trainings, best-practice workshops, and hands-on demos to Eastlake Football Club. 

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

WHEN

Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th September 2019

WHERE

Eastlake Football Club, 3 Oxley St, Canberra ACT 2603
Digital Marketing

For Local Businesses

This workshop will take you through how search engines and online advertising can help you connect with more customers. We'll also teach you 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 (or the company you work for) make better decisions.    

 

7:30am

Registration, free barista coffee & light breakfast

8:00am

Opening remarks

8:15am

Getting Started with Search Engine Marketing
Ever wondered how search engine marketing (SEM) works? Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using SEM. 

8:45am

Leveraging the Power of Analytics
Always wanted to understand how people interact with a website? This workshop is for anyone interested in learning how to un-earth and interpret real-time information about people/or customers interacting with a website. We will teach you the strategies on how to interpret all the information and draw out actionable insights that can help your business or the company you work for make better decisions. 

9:30am

Workshop ends; demos & chats with Googlers

For Nonprofits

For Nonprofits

Curious how to use Google products to achieve more for your nonprofit? Wondering how to leverage Ad Grants to drive online donations, recruit volunteers, and raise awareness for your cause?

This session will introduce you to Google for Nonprofits and the Google products available to eligible nonprofits. We’ll then spend some time going deeper into one particular product - Ad Grants - and some strategies for getting the most from Google’s digital advertising tools.

12:00pm

Registration & free barista coffee

12:15pm

Google for Nonprofits workshop

2:00pm

Workshop ends

Google News Initiative

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

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, followed by a light lunch

Google for Education

For Educators

Designed for teachers, school and IT leaders wanting to learn how to use Google’s education tools to improve teaching and learning. The session will include practical ideas for delivering and assessing student learning of Digital Technologies curriculum in the primary and secondary years using G Suite for Education and Chromebooks.

We'll also explore accessibility features and share our top 5 tips for using Google Classroom to improve efficiency across your school.

3:00pm

Registration, free barista coffee & housekeeping 

3:15pm

Get started with Google for Education icebreaker

3:45pm

Introduction: redefining teaching & learning with technology

4:00pm

Hands-on: Building lesson plans for the digital technologies curriculum with G Suite & Chromebooks 

5:15pm

Reflection and next steps

5:30pm

Workshop ends

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.   

As part of the Grow with Google Canberra event, Infoxchange will be running a Digital Springboard workshop on digital skills to land your dream job.   

  

3:00pm

Registration, free barista coffee & light afternoon tea

3:15pm

Digital skills to land your dream job workshop

In this informal workshop you will:

  • Get an overview of how to create a digital CV
  • Learn about some of the online tools available to help build and strengthen your online professional profile
  • Build skills in thinking creatively about your skills and experience, and learn how to showcase them effectively
  • Learn how to make a strong first impression and answer the most common interview questions

5:00pm

Workshop ends