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TDNI New Digital Skills Programme

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Theatre and Dance NI are excited to launch our Digital Skills programme, starting Friday 5th March 2021. This 8-week programme has been developed following consultation with members and its aims include developing the learning of those who have felt excluded from engaging digitally 

The training includes practical sessions on using Zoom, Teams, Excel and Slack. Workshops will include an overview of how to use these digital platforms, their basic functions, and how to optimise their use in your day-to-day business.  We are delighted to welcome Ashleigh Watson from Copper Square NI, a marketing consultancy, specialising in social media strategy, management and training to deliver her ‘Social Media Savvy’ workshop. This will be followed up with smaller, more focused group mentoring sessions tailored to what YOU want and need from them. These can be platform specific. 

We aim to promote digital inclusion – if you are aware of anyone who may benefit from any of these sessions but are unsure of how to help them get involved, please get in contact with Ben at intern@theatreanddanceni.org and we can discuss ways of making this possible.  

Every training session will include time for participants to ask questions.  

1.‘Using ‘Zoom’ – Business in the Community, NI. 

Friday 5th March, 10:30am – 12pm, via Zoom. 


2. ‘Social Media Savvy’Ashleigh Watson, Copper Square NI 

Friday 12th March, 10:30am – 12pm, via Zoom. 


3. Small Group Social Media mentoring sessions with Ashleigh Watson, Copper Square NI  

These sessions topics will be restricted to 5 people per session, with the possibility of additional sessions being added. 

  1. Friday 26th March, 11am – 12pm, via Zoom. 
  1. Friday 9th April, 11am-12pm, via Zoom. 
  1. Friday 23rd April, 11am-12pm, via Zoom. 


4. Using ‘Teams’ Business in the Community, NI. 

Friday 19th March, 10:30am – 12pm, via Zoom. 


5. Using Excel’ Business in the Community, NI. 

Thursday 1st April, 10:30am – 12pm, via Zoom. PC/Access to Microsoft Office 


6. Using Slack’Business in the Community, NI. 

Friday 16th April, 10:30am – 12pm, Zoom. 


Business in the Community links up skilled and knowledgeable business volunteers with community, voluntary, social enterprise and public sector organisations to provide professional support across a wide range of skills.  

 Visit: https://www.bitcni.org.uk/  Facebook: @BusinessintheCommunityNI  Twitter: @bitcni  

Copper Square NI is a marketing consultancy providing practical social media strategy, management and training for businesses of all sizes. Based in Northern Ireland, we work with clients across the UK and Ireland. 

Visit: https://coppersquareni.com/index.html  Facebook & Twitter: @CopperSquareNI  Instagram: @CopperSquare