Moving Image Network

Supporting Moving Image education in your classroom!

Our aim is to create a network of teachers to share good practice, provide support and increase confidence during Covid 19 and the challenges that teachers face.

It has never been so critical to up skill and use digital technology. Moving Image education can help enhance home learning and engagement with young people. It helps us stay connected and supported in these strange times. Moving Image texts dominate our culture and learning spaces in 2020.

Learn how to use it and enhance your students work skills for the digital age and to give them ways to share their narratives and encourage digital literacy during this critical period.

North East Scotland College are presently teaching weekly classes online to school children and teachers. If you are interested in learning how to use Moving Image education with your school or staff team please just get in touch.


North East Scotland College (NESCol) has a suite of short courses to utilise moving image in the classroom (swipe or drag to view all)

Podcasting for the classroom

7th May | 9:30am – 4:30pm
(1 day – 7 hours)

A course for teachers who want to use podcasting and audio recording as a method of delivering curriculum lessons and encourage reflective practice in their students.

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Film making on your Phone for Science Teachers

7th May | 9:30am – 4:30pm
(1 day)

A course aimed at teachers who want to use filmmaking in their classrooms. You will learn how to film, edit and share content through Google Classroom using free apps from your smart phone:

  • Use your iPhone or Android phone to film great footage
  • Edit using free software on your phone
  • File types for video production
  • Record optimum sound using your phone
  • Exporting and uploading for sharing on a video platform
  • Using archive footage

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Moving Image Education for Art Teachers

22nd May | 9:30am – 4:30pm
(1 day – 8 hours)

With Charlotte Prodger winning the Turner Prize and many artists working in Moving Image, come and learn how to use your smart phone in the classroom to inspire the next generation of artists.

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Moving Image Education for Media Teachers 2020

12th June | 9:30am – 4:30pm
(1 day – 8 hours)

This 1-day course will show you how you can embed Moving Image education in the classroom and how it can be used to help improve attainment particularly in literacy. We will also discuss how Moving Image education can be used as a tool to improve health & well-being for children & young people.

You will learn techniques for Moving Image analysis and also an Introduction in to Creative film making in the Classroom.

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Moving Image Analysis for the Classroom

(6 weeks – 12 hours)

This course will show you how you can embed Moving Image education in the classroom and how it can be used to help improve attainment, particularly across the National Improvement Framework:

  • How to use the 3Cs and the 3Ss in the classroom
  • Grid analysis
  • Sound and Vision
  • Storyboarding
  • Film making for the classroom
  • Basic editing skills
  • Which apps can help bring your curriculum to life

Adobe Cloud for Teachers
and Pupils

(2 days or 6 weeks – 12 hours)

A short course aimed at teachers who want to learn to use the Adobe Creative Cloud. This CPD course will teach you the basics principles of Audacity, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator and the power of different packages within the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Moving Image Education Production Skills for Media Teachers

(1 day – 7 hours)

In today’s world, there is an increasing demand to be able to film and edit our own content for business use. This one-day course teaches you about:

  • Target audiences
  • How to plan and organise your production
  • Script writing and tone
  • Audio recording
  • How to get the best footage using a DSLR or your mobile device
  • File types and editing solutions
  • Exporting and sharing your content with the world

Teacher feedback

"Excellent course, very stimulating and encouraged teachers to use digital technologies in the classroom."

Izabella Robb, Aberdeen City EAL teacher

"I never imagined a short course could be so much fun."

Elizabeth Kaup, Aberdeen City EAL teacher

"I loved the critical analysis and I also loved learning how to use iMovie to create a film."

Wendy Smith, Aberdeen City Drama teacher


For further information or bespoke training contact: Sara Stroud on