free webinars at wilberforce college – dfe trailblazer academy


online remote learning cpd offer: autumn webinars

Wilberforce College is the only educational institution in Hull and the East Riding to be awarded status as an EdTech DfE Demonstrator College (find out more about this here). We are running a series of Webinars to share best practice using Microsoft 365 and Teams; these sessions are designed and led by teaching staff so will include practical solutions and examples of how you can use Microsoft 365 and Teams to improve teaching and learning. 

For a detailed overview of the programme, and what you could achieve in your school or college see below:


16 Nov,  4 – 5 p m  (watch now on catch up)

LAUNCH EVENT: Microsoft 365 & Teams, with Jonathan Butler:  An introduction to the Trailblazer programme, including details of each of the Autumn Term webinars, followed by an overview of how we use Teams in college –watch now on catch up

For the slide presentation, click here.

17 Nov,  4 – 5 pm  (watch now on catch up)

How to engage and teach using Teams, with Ashley Howe and Abigail Gordge: beginner’s guide to setting up and running engaging Teams sessions for your learners watch now on catch up

For the slide presentation click here

18 Nov,  4 – 5 pm  (watch now on catch up)

How to teach with Teams and OneNote, with Kelly McGurk and Claire Jackson: How to set up, edit and organise classes and groups in OneNote and Teams – Watch now on catch up

For the slide presentation click here.

19 Nov,  4 – 5 pm (watch now on catch up)

How to present content with Teams and Sway, with Lewis Marrow and Nicola Candamio: beginner’s guide to using Sway to make your presentations more visual and accessible. How to create from scratch, use templates and/or convert existing PowerPoint presentations into Sways – Watch now on catch up here

For the slide presentation click here.

24 Nov,  4 – 5 pm 

How to Assess using Assignments in Teams with Lynne Quinn and Lois Thorley: beginner’s guide to using the Assignments tab in Teams, how to set and manage everything from mini quizzes to formal assignments and how mark, feedback and manage submissionswatch now on catch up.

For the slide presentation watch here

26 Nov,  4 – 5 pm






8 Dec, 4 – 5 pm

How to engage using Teams, Wakelet and Flipgrid, with Adam Bolder and Jonathan Butler: Using Wakelet to create collections to use as a learning resource and how spaces can be used for collaboration. Interact with students by creating discussion points in Flipgrid through video recordings and how teachers can give verbal/visual instructions Watch here

For the slide presentation click here
Trailblazers’ TeachMeet: an opportunity to participate in a virtual TeachMeet sharing ideas with like-minded teachers from across Hull, the East Riding and Nationally. This session will be invitation-only, based upon attendance to one or more of the November Webinars.


15 Dec,  4 – 5 pm  How to teach with Teams and OneNote, with Kelly McGurk and Mark Wells:  More advanced use of Teams and OneNote to develop teaching and engage and encourage more passive learners – Watch here

All sessions will be available to watch on catch-up, if you are not able to ‘attend’ on the day, or want to watch again.    If you have any problems with the links, please bear with us – we’ll have a fix in place by Friday 27th November.