G'day
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Grow with Google is bringing digital skills trainings, best-practice workshops, and hands-on demos to Swan Settlers Market. 

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

Tuesday 19th November 2019

WHERE

Swan Settlers Market, 124 Lennard St, Herne Hill WA 6056
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 & light refreshments

8:00am

Workshop covering:

  • Be Found on Google Search and Maps
  • Getting Started with Search Engine Marketing
  • Leveraging the Power of Analytics

9:30am

Workshop ends; demos & chats with Googlers

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.

 

12:00pm

Registration & light refreshments

12:15pm

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

1:30pm

Workshop ends

Jobseekers

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 Grow with Google Perth, Infoxchange will be running the Digital Springboard 'Digital skills to land your dream job' course.  

 

 

 

2:00pm

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

4:00pm

 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 improve efficiency across your school, getting hands on with G Suite for Education, Google Classroom, and Chromebooks.

IT admins will learn about how to manage your school’s use of Google for Education tools, will learn tips to improve deployment, management and support for all learners. 

4:30pm

Registration, free barista coffee & housekeeping

4:45pm

Get started with Google for Education Icebreaker

5:00pm

Introduction: redefining teaching & learning with technology, plus hear from schools like yours

5:30pm

Hands-on:

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 increase efficiency across the school

6:15pm

Reflection and next steps

6:30pm

Workshop ends