Presentation on theme: "Sydney Region ICT Coordinators Day Term 2, 2007 Sydney Region."— Presentation transcript:
Sydney Region ICT Coordinators Day Term 2, 2007 Sydney Region
Agenda Wrap Up of Term CC Day Term Technology Update MS Office -Tips and tricks - Morning Tea Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning (Primary School days) Understanding and Coping With Web 2.0 (High School Day) Effective Use of the Internet and SMS engine Lunch Break Sentral ( All days) Understanding and Coping With Web 2.0 (Primary School Days) Socio-Economic status and ICT strategies (High School day) CC Day Wrap-up and final Q&A Evaluations and Close
Sydney Region Wrap up of Term 1, Wrap Up of Last ICT Day & Updates 2Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning 3DET Portal Management Utilities 4School Website Project 5MS Office tips and tricks 6The effective use of Internet Access and 7Lunch and Networking 8School ICT forum 9Network cameras
Sydney Region Primary school CC day T evaluations 1Wrap Up of Last CC Day & Updates 2Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning 3DET Portal Management Utilities 4School Website Project 5MS Office tips and tricks 6The effective use of Internet Access and 7Lunch and Networking 8School ICT forum 9Network cameras
Sydney Region High school CC day T evaluations 1Wrap Up of Last CC Day & Updates 2 Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning 3 DET Portal Management Utilities 4 School Website Project 5 MS Office tips and tricks 6 The effective use of Internet Access and 7Lunch and Networking 8 School ICT forum 9 Network cameras
Sydney Region Term 1, 2007: Evaluation – General Comments Possible session on Joomla and Moodle SRN project Student Registration number Bring back Stu’s videos Break out sessions Apple/Win Staff link to student logins to test the filter – include in update Less cramped agenda New cc day How do we setup “My files” for staff? Training for SR server- shortcuts for groups, printers, users Some relevance for special educators Download presentations onto thumb drives Laser printer recommendations
Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news: STEMS 2007, SR ICT standards, computer relocation, Single Vendor, OASIS thin client-update, T4L, NSW Government Procurement Reforms, CLI news, Technology planning Term Technology Update
Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-1- SR ICT standards
Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-2- Computer relocation Sydney Region (SR) ITSU is in the process of collecting ex-TAFE Windows based computers (minimum P4 1.6 GHz with 256Mb RAM, 17” monitors) with the intention of relocating these computers to Sydney Region schools. These computers meet the current Sydney Region standards and will come with an SR supportable image; however, they do not come with a warranty. The purpose of the relocation is to raise the minimum specifications of PC’s in schools and is designed as a one –for –one swap. This would mean that for each computer installed, an older computer comes off the school network. SR ITSU advises that the older computers be removed from the assets register (either beyond economic repair or does not meet minimum SR ICT standards) and then disposed of appropriately. The link below provides details of organisations that recycle computer equipment: We would like to gain expressions of interest from schools that would like to be part of this process. These computers will be progressively rolled out throughout 2007 and schools will be advised before delivery and installation. If you wish to be considered as part of this program please complete and return the attached document by Friday 22nd June 2007.
Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-3- School Transition Enterprise Management System (STEMS) 2007 STEMS 2007 is expected to be available in Week 10 of Term 2 Data entry to be completed for Year 6 students by the end of Week 9 of Term 3 High Schools to receive their year 7 transition data by the start of Term 4 If required, a repeat of the 2006 STEMS info sessions for K-6 schools can be run Expressions of Interest will be sent out to High Schools for "Train the Trainer" courses in late term 3 STEMS Training courses for Year 7 advisers in early term 4
Sydney Region ICT update-1- Single Vendor for IBM-Compatible Desktop Computers Memorandum to: Principals and School Administrative Managers DN/07/00136 https://detwww.det.nsw.edu.au/inprincipal/sydney/ /SinglePCvendor.htm As of 1 June 2007 there is a single supplier for Desktop PC equipment: Lenovo
Sydney Region ICT update-3- Technology for Learning (T4L) Scheduled for semester two Schools should plan for the distribution of their notional allocation T4L in 2007 and This could also involve school purchased computers or Federal and State government technology installations. School student enrolments as at February 2006, divided by This is your notional allocation over the four years of Technology for Learning.* Your notional allocation for 2007 is 20% of this notional allocation. Sydney Region ITSU encourages schools without curriculum fileservers to use a proportion of the T4L allocation to install a Sydney Region managed curriculum fileserver. Please contact: Bambos Meitani (ph) (fax) (mobile) * P5 and P6 schools received their full four year allocation in 2005.
Sydney Region ICT update-4- NSW Government Procurement Reforms
Sydney Region ICT update-2- OASIS thin client- Sydney Region update 138 Schools cut over SR only region doing previsits and user instruction. Lenovo Computers will need to be upackaged, installed,bolted and imaged. All schools to be complete by Week 9 Term 3 Full schedule at
Sydney Region ICT update-5- Centre for Learning Innovation (CLI) Online projects, including Annual Schools Web Awards, 2007 Greeting card Design Awards, On Air, Through my window; resources, including webquests, internet scavenger hunts and school stories, latest in adaptive technology and news about the Intel Teach Program. Online projects where we want collaboration amongst schools across NSW, Australia and the world, are still available from the CLI internet site at Journeys - Annual Schools Web Design Awards Schools need to register for the 2007 Schools Web Design Awards by Friday 15 June. Entries close on 27 June. more infomore info
Sydney Region ICT update-6- Technology planning This is of increasing importance to schools in determining the most effective allocation of ICT in the school. The Information Technology Directorate is currently investigating the development of templates to assist schools to create and maintain technology plans Schools are encouraged to contact a Technology Adviser in the preparation of a school technology plan.
Sydney Region Computer Recycling
Sydney Region ICT bulletin and Internet sites Cyber bullying https://detwww.det.nsw.edu.au/directorates/leglserv/legal%20unit/bulletins/bulletin%2042.pdf https://detwww.det.nsw.edu.au/directorates/leglserv/legal%20unit/bulletins/bulletin%2042.pdf Net alert Board of Studies – All my own work – Focus on
Sydney Region Sydney Region Computer Coordinators Day Comments?Questions?
SR ITSU School Support Steve O’Regan Manager Paul Clark TA – St Peters Stuart Hasic TA – Arncliffe Bambos Meitani TA – Bondi Greg Sharkey TA – Miranda Rob Pucillo T4L Admin Mark Dahdah T4L Admin Linda Burke T4L Tech Supp Paul Adderley CSO - GRSC -Oatley Kris Rivera T4L Tech Supp Emanuel Tan T4L Tech Supp Andy McLean (on leave) T4L Admin Perrie Franks T4L Tech Supp Management & Direction Specialist Advice & Planning Coordination & Expert Support On-Site & Remote Technical Support Vanessa Bautista T4L Tech Supp Davinder Puri T4L Tech Supp Yen Nguyen CSO - SSC Steve ThorntonSteve BecvaroskiJulian Sansom Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-1-