(In the grounds of) Greenslopes Primary School,
Gloria Avenue, Dandenong 3175.
Dennis Barnes School Development Officer - ICT
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The CASES21 team, Marion Nickels, Chris Stone and Kevin Donegan provide training and support in CASES 21, (Administration and Finance), HRMS, PRMS 21 and Recruitment Online for Business Managers. To contact a member of the team see above.
Bookings for all CASES21 related courses must be made online.
For all problems concerning CASES 21, HRMS, PRMS 21 please call the helpdesk on: 1800 641 943
SERCT Special ICT projects in 2007
Student Led Professional Development
This project will run throughout the year and schools will be invited to send a team of 3 students and 1 teacher to the SERCT Centre to be trained in the use of a range of software applications. The students should then return to their school with the necessary skills to instruct other students/teachers in the chosen software. There is no charge for attendance however; schools choosing to be involved in his project will be required to complete a feedback report at the completion of their training. The feedback will be used by Office of Learning and teaching to inform future projects.
Re@ct Film Festival
Schools may register a team of students and a teacher to attend training sessions in the production of a short film using multimedia hardware and software. Instruction will be delivered by a professional film maker and will cover setting up, lighting, camera techniques, editing etc. This project will require the team to attend 1 full-day pre-production session, 1 full-day production session and 2 half-day editing sessions. The finale to this project is a ‘film screening evening’. There is a nominal charge per school team for participation in this project. Schools taking up this offer will be required to provide feedback in the form of a short report.
Digital Destinations - Cross Regional Project
This project has a limit on the number of schools that can participate. This is a collaborative project involving schools across five Regions. Students will use digital resources/equipment to communicate with other project members to create a multimedia presentation based on one of the following
• Wildlife - sustainability of a species
• Careers- suitable for secondary including VCAL and VET
• Environment -Bushfire regeneration - students taking images
• Effects of the drought – documentary style comparing rural and metro
Instruction will be delivered by a professional film maker and the final multimedia projects will be compiled and cut to DVD. Schools taking up this offer will be required to provide feedback in the form of a short report. You can read about the project and complete an expression of interest here.
ICT Professional Development
A range of ICT courses will be delivered at the SERCT Computer Training Centre specifically for school staff. The courses being offered can be viewed on the SMR Connect PD site.
There will be regular updates to the site throughout the year so be sure to check regularly. An SMR Connect PD update electronic communication will also be sent to the school principal at regular intervals. The update will detail additional Professional Development as well as any amendments to existing PD.
eLearning Planning Guide
The eLearning Planning Guide is a resource for school leadership teams and other key school personnel, who are:
• Expanding the use of eLearning within their school
• Consolidating the next phase of eLearning within their school
• Utilising ICT to drive school transformation.
S4E (Software for Education)
The aim of the S4E Program is to make available software titles widely used in Victorian educational institutions at significantly reduced prices.
The S4E program operates in addition to the present Microsoft and Antivirus software licensing agreements, which provide software licences under these agreements either free or at a reduced cost.
The Department of Education has entered into contracts with suppliers of a range of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) products and services including:
These products and services are available to all Victorian Government schools, TAFE Institutes and currently registered ACE Providers, while some are also available to other Government Departments and their Agencies.
Some of the above products (e.g. desktop and notebook computers, printers) are also available to DE&T staff as well as staff of other Government Departments and Agencies at discounted prices.
This site contains Global projects contributed by schools in Victoria. If you are interested in becoming involved in and existing project or have an idea for a new project, visit the Global Projects site by clicking on the link.
Recruitment On-line (Teachers and Principals)
Whether you are taking the next step in your career or looking for your first job, you will find all Victorian Government school jobs, including principal, assistant principal, teacher and school services officer vacancies advertised here at Recruitment Online.
The ePotential Resource has been developed by the Office of Learning & Teaching to support teachers as they develop their capabilities to integrate ICT into their Learning & Teaching. It underpins the eLearning Professional Learning Strategy, enabling School Leaders and Teachers to have a framework and benchmarks for ongoing development. Click on the link to take the survey.
digiLearn is the Department of Education's latest online portal designed to provide all Victorian government teachers with access to innovative digital learning resources anywhere anytime.
Digital learning resources play a central role in integrating ICT into the curriculum, developing innovative practices and transforming the way students learn.
Digital learning resources (DLRs) have been developed through The Learning Federation Initiative (2001 - 2006).