Nationally renowned for the quality of its training services, Counterpoint understands that if IT is to be embedded effectively into the curriculum, then confidence in using the technology is essential.
In a Counterpoint solution, training needs are assessed early on in the planning and budgeting phase. Specialist trainers are available to provide on-site departmental teacher training, and group courses including students or teachers from other schools, on a variety of subjects including technical aspects, application skills and curriculum, for music, media and support staff.
These courses would generally last one day and are run in a workshop style, with short periods of teaching interspersed with longer hands-on sessions. These practical courses provide a relaxed opportunity to try out new skills and build confidence, with expert tutors to help you along the way.
All training courses are tailored specifically for individual client needs, and many sessions can include multiple topics covered throughout the day.
Media Training Topics
Media Mac Suites
Effective use of an Apple Mac suite for video production in Media.
Padcaster Production Suites
Effective use of a Padcaster system for video production & green screen projects in Media.
Media Software Training
Media software including Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, Adobe Creative Cloud, and many more.
PC to Mac Migration
For teachers with a Windows background migrating to use Macs with confidence.
Music Training Topics
Music Mac Suites
Effective use of an Apple Mac suite for music production.
Recording Studio Skills
Studying recording equipment, plus professional recording, mixing and mastering techniques.
Understanding different types of microphone, their uses, and recording techniques.
Music Software Training
Music software including Logic Pro X, GarageBand, Sibelius, Cubase, and many more.
Mobile Training Topics
Apple iPad Basics
Covering the basics of everyday classroom use of Apple iPad devices.
Mobile Device Management
Manage mobile devices in the classroom effectively and securely with an MDM solution.
File Access Anywhere
Technical support/teacher training on using a mobile file access solution such as Foldr.
Apple iPad Bands
Effective use of an Apple iPad Band for group music production in the classroom.