Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft.


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It’s often said Twitter is one of the most powerful teacher professional development tools available.

But how do you master it? What are the secrets to mastering Twitter, increasing your reach and influence, and understanding how to have Twitter serve you better?

Join social media expert, Laurel Papworth from May 28th for three very exciting social media workshops tailored specifically towards educators.

From beginner to expert, these courses will challenge and empower you. One lucky participant will have the opportunity to gain a Harvard Qualification! The person who refers the most friends to the Partners in Learning network be given a free Harvard online social media course. So tell your colleagues, tell your friends and become part of our online social revolution, who knows, you might even get your own #Hashtag.

Information about the courses

Tuesday 28th May, 4pm- Getting stated: Basic Twitter

  • Overview of Twitter and difference from Facebook, and other social media
  • Filing our Your Profile, assessing Reputation Online. Your Voice Vs Organisation Voice
  • The Status Update- 4 types of Tweet. Using appropriate #Hashtag and @name
  • Etiquette on Twitter. Do’s and Don’ts in the Twitosphere 

Tuesday 28th May, 5pm- Intermediate: Finding and Following Key Influencers

  • Who to follow? Understanding connections in Twitter for Education
  • Following Key Education and Academic Influencers and how to identify and engage with them
  • Building Lists from University Lecturers to Media Education Journalists to students in the classroom
  • Top Education people to tweet: we’ll get started with a must-follow list!
  • Topics for tweeting and developing educational campaigns/games

Tuesday 4th June, 4pm May- Advanced: Add Ons for Twitter

  • What tools could you use to reduce time and manage resources?
  • Reputation measurement embedded in Twitter
  • Backchannels for class content and tutorials
  • Automating knowledge management delivery to distributed classrooms
  • Creating Newspapers from Tweets for students and staff
  • Monitoring Twitter through 3rd party tools – ethics of spying and privacy
  • Measuring Twitter is more than just Follower numbers: how many clicked on your link? The importance of Klout score to school leavers and graduate 

To join the sessions make sure you are registered as an Australian Partners in Learning Network member and stay tuned. Course details will be posted here soon and sent to all Australian PiL Network members.

Join hereOpens in a new tab. on Livestream to participate in this Twitter course.

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

6 thoughts on “Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

  1. Hola me gustaría saber si el curso esta en vídeo estoy muy interesado en el por favor me lo hacen saber

  2. Hola me gustaría saber si el curso esta en vídeo estoy muy interesado en el por favor me lo hacen saber

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