Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I use CoRT?
2. Is there technical support on this site?
3. Is my payment secure?
4. Our school already use CoRT in paper formatshould we join?
5. What payment methods can I use?
6. Why are there different price structures?
7. I am a school principal, what is my next step?
8. Will my students have access to this site?
9. We need to organize a trainer for In Person training?
10. I am a parent who wishes to teach this to my children?
11. Can I join a forum?
12. Who runs this site?
13. Is this site sponsored?
14. I want the school my child attends to use the CoRT Thinking Lessons?
15. Can I communicate on-line with other users?
16. How can I cancel my subscription at the end of a year?
17. If I have a problem who do I contact?
18. Is there a support telephone number, and if so what hours do it operate?
19. What is the CoRT thinking education fund?
20. What actual schools/children will benefit from the CoRT thinking education fund?
21. I represent school/students, who wish to avail of the COEF?
22. I represent a group of schools, is there a group discount available?
23. I am an authorized de Bono trainer, and want to use this on-line method, who do I contact?
24. None of the above is of interest to me, and I wish to ask another question, who should I contact?


1 . How do I use The CoRT Lessons?

Please read How to use CoRT.

2. Is there technical support on this site?

Yes. If you are having any problems relating to technical issue such as our PDF format, or indeed our video formatting, we will reply to you within one working day.See the contact us form.

3. Is my payment secure?

Yes. By using Pay Pal, the worlds largest on line payment system you are guaranteed the most secure method of credit card transfer. We also use a 256 bit encrypted Code Signing Certificate security system supplied by go daddy . com. This ensures that any personal financial information that you send over our network is completely secure,as it is neither seen by us, or any third party.

4. Our school already use CoRT in paper format, what are the benefits of the on-line system?

Using CoRT ON-LINE allows your school a much greater flexibility during the running of CoRT lessons for the following reasons. * You have full access to all our video content. * You have the ability to introduce new or existing teachers to the The CoRT Lessons. * There is also greater flexibility in that there are now both teacher AND student notes which can be accessed separately. * Most of the original material is out of print. * The content is up to date, and will continue to be updated. * There is an on-line forum for professionals like you, where you can interact with others using the lessons. * The lessons can be used as part of a multi-media course,computer studies, or English language lessons. * There is no need to purchase individual packs for teachers and students. * Every teacher and indeed student can have access. * This site contains all the information and instructions that is required to teach the lessons. * It cuts out the excessive use of paper required, thus allowing for your school to be more environmentally friendly.

5. What payment methods can I use?

At the moment the following methods are available to you. PayPal MasterCard Visa American Express Discover Banco If none of the above are your preferred payment method, please use our contact form and I am sure we can sort out your individual case.

6. Why are there different price structures?

The rational behind the different price structures are as follows. In order to make this material as widely available as possible not only to schools but also to parents, it is, we believe in the current economic climate necessary to offer these sixty lessons at a very affordable rate to an individual. As for schools, by offering the material at this rate it allows full access for every teacher and student at that school. Assuming on average two hundred students, the cost per student amounts to less than seven euros per year.This affords the teacher and student to access the full sixty lessons at a cost of about eleven cents per lesson.

7. I am a school principal, what is my next step.

Having enrolled, you will be sent via your e mail, an automatic user name and password. You can then begin to use the CoRT Thinking Lessons at your school.

8. Will my students have access to this site?

If you wish your students to have access to the student notes section you can issue them a separate user name and password.

9. As a school, if we need to organize a trainer to attend, how do we set this in motion?

Please use our contact form, and we will send you the details about the official de Bono trainers in your area.

10. I am a parent who wishes to teach this to my child/children, what support is available?

Please read the separate material, written especially for those parents that wish to use these lessons. Parents teaching thinking.

11. Can I join a forum?

Yes. We will have two distinct forums. The first is for the teaching profession, and the other is for those going it alone, that is the parents.

12. Who runs this site?

Please read the about us information.

13. Is this site sponsored?

No. We are an independent Irish based registered company.

14. As a parent what are my options when the school my child attends are not using the CoRT Thinking Lessons?

Please read the separate material, written especially for those parents that wish to use these lessons. Parents teaching thinking.

15. Can I give the full CoRT Thinking Lessons as a gift to my school or to an individual?

Yes. Please read Giving CoRT as a gift.

16. How can I cancel my subscription at the end of a year?

Your password will become invalidated after one year having enrolled. We will contact you before this date inquiring if you wish to renew. There is a 33% reduction for the second year if you wish to renew.

17. If I have a problem who do I contact?

You may contact us directly by phone on 00 353 4433 050. We are available between 10.00 and 17.00 GMT to answer any queries and offer support. If this falls outside your time zone you may of course use the contact us form. We endeavor to reply within a working day to all queries that we receive by e-mail.

18. Is there a support telephone number, and if so what hours does it operate.

Yes the number is 00 353 4433 050 and we are available between 10.00 and 17.00 GMT to answer any queries and to offer support. If this falls outside your time zone you may of course use the contact us form. We endeavor to reply within a working day to all queries that we receive by e-mail.

19. What is CoRT Thinking On-line education fund?

Please read CoRT Thinking On-line education fund.

20. What actual schools/children will benefit from the CoRT Thinking On-line education fund?
When this project is live,we will publish a web page on this site giving the name and details of the schools involved.

21. I represent school/students, who wish to avail of the CoRT On-line Thinking education fund, how do I apply.

Please fill in the contact us form and leave your details, outlining your requirements and interest in The CoRT programme.

22. I represent a group of schools, is there a group discount available?

Yes. Please read School Groups

23. I am an authorized de Bono trainer, and want to use this on-line method, who do I contact?

Please read Trainers and Educators section.

24. None of the above is of interest to me, and I wish to ask another question, who should I contact.

Please fill in the contact us form with your question or query.

 


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