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Getting Started: Training

IOE Library Training & UCL Support

Librarians at the IOE can offer training in or outside the library on a variety of topics (literature searching, referencing, social media, Endnote, etc).

Types of Library Training include:

*Many course tutors will have booked a bespoke library session for their students so be sure to take advantage of this because we will not be able to book one-to-ones until November. Mid-term library workshops in November 2017 can be booked below.

IOE IT Training

Computer training sessions are offered on a termly basis. The training programme is designed to support students and staff in the use of emerging technologies to create digitally literate educational practitioners and professionals. It offers:

  • Hands-on workshops and demonstration sessions in a wide range of applications and tools.

  • Courses looking at: Endnote, WordPress for blogging, Twitter, XMnd, screencasting, iPadd apps, Prezi, Evernote and OneNote (digital notebooks), Macintosh applications, Office 2013 applications and more.

  • Sign up for UCL Institute of Education IT Training for Autumn 2017 here.

    The training programme schedules, links to software guides and news of other training related issues are available from IT Training.

    For regular updates on computer training, join the 'Computer Training Updates and News' list by contacting the IT Training Analyst at

IOE Endnote Training & Support

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The IOE, UCL Libraries and Clarivate offer a range of Endnote support. offers thousands of top-quality video based training courses in a wide range of topics: software, technology and creative skills are covered. For more details and information on how to log in see

UCL Drop-ins


You are welcome to attend ISD's drop-in sessions where an IT trainer will be able to offer guidance and answer any specific queries you might have (e.g. Endnote).


The drop-ins take place on Tuesdays (10am-12pm) and Wednesdays (2pm-4pm) in Room 223, Chadwick Building. No appointments are taken so you are encouraged to arrive early.

Specialist support is offered in these areas but is not always available and will depend on the staff on duty. We recommend contacting the Digital Skills Team by email to check that the specialist help will be available.  For example:

  • Using statistical analysis tools (Stata, R)

  • web development (HTML & CSS)

  • programming (Matlab, Python, Java)

  • qualitative analysis software (Nvivo)

  • formatting longer documents (LaTeX)

  • database design (Access, SQL)

  • graphics and image manipulation (Photoshop)

  • bibliographic software (EndNote, Zotero)

More information can be found here.

Academic Writing Centre & UCL Teaching Toolkit

The Academic Writing Centre supports both home and international IOE students in a variety of ways:

  • short courses

  • one-to-one tutorials

  • Skype tutorials

  • phone tutorials.


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