Training & Teaching

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We have experience teaching and training across many sectors and even internationally, as you can see below, and are suitably qualified and CRB approved to do so. Friendly Creatives’ Ian Kennedy has led successful classes in contexts ranging from primary schools to prisons, and Scarlet Scardanelli also has extensive teaching experience. To make your own enquiry or booking… Get in touch today!

One-Day Website and Social Media Set-Up for Writer Liz John.

One-Day Website and Social Media Set-Up for Writer Liz John.

One of our trademark “One Day Websites”, in which we built a website, and social media account, from scratch to our client’s specifications. We recently spent a day with writer, Liz John, helping her setup up and establish a shiny…

Website for The Moseley Building Company

Website for The Moseley Building Company

This was one of our trademark “One Day Websites”, in which we built a website from scratch to our client’s specifications, trained the client in how to run it, and handed over to them, all in one day…

Pre Metro – Light rail website

Pre Metro – Light rail website

We’ve been creating this attractive website for a light rail company who run a unique, eco-friendly service in Stourbridge which could be extended to many parts of the country…

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

Ian spent half a day with this client, smartening and sharpening their website, adding new features, and training the clients in how to manage it to its full capacity. Before the commission, the site was full of clunky features, like…

Jaanika Okk Arts Management website

Jaanika Okk Arts Management website

This one-day website commission for an arts management professional has enabled us to train the client, build the website in full and hand over to her on the day. The site includes an attractive tabbed index pages, customised coding as…

Digital Marketing Workshops for Creative Enterprise and Creative Alliance

Digital Marketing Workshops for Creative Enterprise and Creative Alliance

In spring and summer 2015, Creative Alliance and Creative Enterprise used our expertise to help deliver a series of day-long Social Media workshops across the West Midlands region (Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Leamington Spa) aimed at introducing local creative professionals to Social…

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

It’s been a pleasure to work again with one of our early clients to modernise her site when her needs for it changed. The original site had been made to the style and specifications she requested, but she was now…

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum website

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum website

This website includes fully bespoke graphic and web design, as well as an interactive map displaying hundreds of member organisations and open spaces across a city of a million people. There’s also an events system and a newsletter system built…

WordPress and design training for DesignTrainingUK clients

WordPress and design training for DesignTrainingUK clients

Ian and Scarlet are training providers for DesignTrainingUK and have provided varied high-end training for their clients, including now providing WordPress training for clients to run their own websites…

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

From July 2011 to April 2014, Ian worked as the Communications and Member Services Coordinator for the Producers’ Forum, transforming its communications, website and member subscriptions. The Twitter, Facebook and newsletter following has gone from under 2,000 to over 3,500 cumulatively…

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

To complete a site that had already been initialised, Ian redesigned the header image, amended the website’s style and layout, and added smooth new animated slideshows as well as a testimonials widget and other effects, while training the client to…

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

This colourful new site makes the most of the client’s vivid images of their creations, with a large slider on the homepage that links to different sections of the site, plus an interactive map and Flash picture galleries. The site…

2011 & 2012 Creative Web Design courses for University College Birmingham

2011 & 2012 Creative Web Design courses for University College Birmingham

In 2011 Scarlet and Ian led this course together, but with Scarlet unavailable Ian ran the 2012 course, designed to facilitate 10 students to create websites ‘of a saleable standard’ within just two days…