Posts Tagged ‘ecdl’

ECDL Update

February 17, 2012

Just a short post to remind you to keep working on your ECDL during Work Experience.

When you return from Work Experience, you only have 4 weeks until Easter.

The minimum target for next term is to complete your Module 4 (Spreadsheets) and Module 5 (Database) exams.

If you get these done, then you will be on track to complete all 7 exams by the end of May.

If you would like a break from eLearning, then have a look at this site for help in doing all the ECDL modules or you can find some very good tutorial videos on Youtube.

For example, here’s a series of videos on Access 2010.

Mr. Heffernan will be taking you through all the material you need. I will also be calling into the class next term to see how you are getting on.

Some of you will have all 7 exams completed shortly. Let me know when you have them done and I will then set you up for Advanced ECDL.

Enjoy the break and email me if you have any questions on ECDL during the year or call into my office any time.

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ECDL League Table

January 9, 2012

Latest ECDL league tables for 4A1 and 4A4.

These tables are based on Module 2 and Module 3.

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ECDL League Table – 4A4

October 18, 2011

Here is the latest league table for 4A4. There will be a prize for the top student from each class at the end of the year.

The league table will be updated after all students from each class have completed their exam in each module. The latest table is based on the results from Module 2.

The table for 4A1 ECDL is in the post below.

4A4 have a higher average mark as a class than 4A1!!!

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ECDL League Table – 4A1

October 18, 2011
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Mail Merge in Word 2010

October 13, 2011

The final section of your eLearning for the Module 3 (Word Processing) exam is on Mail Merge.

So, what is Mail Merge and how do you do it in Word 2010?


If you have any questions on Mail Merge, ask them in the Comments section of this post or email them to mrhannon [at] geralds [dot] ie

Get Microsoft Office 2010 for €64.99

September 27, 2011

As your ECDL exams this year are in Office 2010, it may be useful to have Office 2010 on your home computer to practice using the application. You will also need Office 2010 in order to do any Mock Exams at home.

The normal retail price for Office Professional 2010 is €466.51 but as a student you can buy it at the educational price of €64.99

Office Professional 2010 consists of the following applications:

  • Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Microsoft OneNote 2010
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 with Business Contact Manager (BCM)
  • Microsoft Publisher 2010
  • Microsoft Access 2010
  • Microsoft Communicator 2007 R2
  • Microsoft InfoPath 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010

To avail of this offer, click here and follow the on-screen instructions.

Use your  school email address to make the purchase. Let me know if you need any further information or help with ordering.

How to disable pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer

September 20, 2011

ECDL eLearning uses a pop-up window in your browser. You should either allow the ECDL site to display pop-ups or disable the pop-up blocker altogether.

Here is how you disable the pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer.

ECDL in Ireland 1997-2011

April 27, 2011

ECDL Exams

February 17, 2011

The dates for your remaining ECDL exams have been added to your Calendar in your Google Apps account.

Log into your Calendar to see the dates for your ECDL exams.

The IF Function in Excel

February 2, 2011

As part of the syllabus for the Module 4 exam in ECDL, you need to know how to use the IF Function in Excel.

The formula for the IF function is:

=IF(condition, true, false)

The following Youtube video may explain it better.