ONLINE: How to Enhance Your Practice Utilising the Google Suite Online

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 28 August 2020
Notice reference #: 1HAAPL

ONLINE: How to enhance your practice utilising the Google Suite online platform(2 sessions course) with Sarah Tohill

Sarah Tohill, a trained Google educator and classroom practitioner will support  participants to consider how the Google Education suite can enhance their classroom practice.

This is a 2 session course.

Participants will explore the opportunities that the platform provides to assist teachers in all facets of their teaching and administrative tasks to support improved pedagogy. This course will support teachers to work smarter not harder.  It will be a practical, hands on course, that will require all teachers to bring the device they use mostly, to navigate and practice utilising the tools and ideas that are available. 

Teachers will see examples of ways of working and will be supported to set up new systems for use in their current settings. 

A second session will follow to showcase achievements and address challenges with teachers planning future steps to utilising the Google Education Suite to enhance their practice.


At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

1 – Create confident and organised Google practice.

2 – Navigation of Gmail, Google Drive & Google Slides.

3 – Using Google as a planning and administrative tool.

4 – Using Google sites for your PLJ

5 – Using Google Forms to assess and collect student/teacher voice.

Sarah has taught students from years zero to eight giving her a sound knowledge of the New Zealand Curriculum. She has held school wide responsibility roles such as Te Reo Māori, Kapa Haka, Well-being and Culture and PB4L. Sarah has a post-graduate Certificate in Educative Mentorship and is passionate about providing PCT's with a positive mentorship program that strengthens their teaching pedagogy and helps them navigate the various facets of teaching.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

01 October 2020 – 01 October 2020

Further information

Contact: Kohia Centre

 (09) 623 8977