We Need To Talk About Excel with Ginny Bootman

Do you love Excel or avoid it? If conditional formatting, VLOOKUP, freezing panes, formulas and filtering send you into a spin. Look no further!

In this week’s show, we’re discussing Excel. Ginny Bootman, a SENCO across 4 schools, joins Dale for ‘We need to talk about Excel’. You may have listened to Ginny’s other podcast (Paperless SENCO) and know that she is currently on a technology journey.

Excel saves SENCOs time by automating data management, analysis, and reporting processes, allowing them to focus on making informed decisions and providing effective support for students with special educational needs.

Listen to hear how and why Ginny started using Excel, and the top tips and tricks you need to make your life easier. If you have avoided Excel thus far, after listening to this episode you will be inspired to give it a go and see how it will save you time!

Dale’s Excel Tips and Tricks

Dale has put together this guide to help you feel more confident using Excel and covers all the features he discussed in the podcast.

Download the guide below:

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Live online training session

Ginny is joining us again on Tuesday 25th April to host ‘Making meetings work for children, parents, SENCOs and schools’. SENCOs spend a lot of time in meetings. But how can you ensure this is time well spent? Ginny shares simple, tried and tested ways to make your meetings more collaborative and more effective. Register now for just £10 for your whole school!

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About Ginny Bootman

Ginny has been a teacher longer than she hasn’t, as a Headteacher, Senior Manager and Class Teacher and now as a SENCO of 4 Primary schools in Northamptonshire. Her passion lies within all things concerned with empathy and the role which empathy plays in ensuring that all of those in school settings feel valued and listened to. Ginny is an Associate of Undiscovered Country a team who help individuals manage change. 

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