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1 Sydney Region Computer Coordinators Day Term 4, 2006 Sydney Region

2  Wrap up of Term 3, 2006  Technology Update  Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning  Art Rage 2 Professional  Office Tips and Tricks - PowerPoint  The effective use of Internet Access and  The OASIS Thin Client pilot Showcase presentations  On – Line school planning – PLANiT  Peacesong Tapestries Agenda

3 Sydney Region Wrap up of Term 3, 2006  Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning  Troubleshooting Tips: Network and cabling problems  Preview: Office 2007, IE7and Vista  The effective use of Internet Access and  Wireless solutions for schools Showcase Presentations:  Educational Support and Development Team (ESDT) website  Apple- overview of new products  ASI- overview of new products

4 Sydney Region Term 3, 2006: Evaluation – General Comments  One CC day per year spent in a computer lab trialing stuff  Hands on Half day meeting x 2  Adaptive technologies for special needs students  Troubleshooting the Windows 2003 server  Troubleshooting tips-data projectors  Roles of a proxy server  Effective use of … more  What to do for end of year/holidays and (next year BM)  Compilation of useful websites  Participants to contribute sites, lesson plans..  How to create interactive programs for students  More cross platform sessions  Use an interactive whiteboard, IWB-software, T&L  Shorter or less frequent industry presentations  Please refrain from lengthy private conversations during presentations  Turn mobiles to vibrate

5 Sydney Region Primary school CC days

6 Sydney Region High school CC days

7 Sydney Region  Sydney Region ICT news: structure, new website, STEMS 2006, IBE, Content Pre-positioning Cache devices, OASIS thin client-update, Vision, Tech-Know-Tours, draft SR ICT standards  Information on ICT standards and directions-IWB  Recycling near you  ICT bulletin and Internet sites Term Technology Update

8 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-

9 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-2- Internet Browsing and This project has been underway in Sydney Region throughout 2006 and it is anticipated that all Sydney Region schools will have been cut over to the new system by the end of term

10 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-3- Week/DayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Wk 2 (23-27/10) Bardwell Park Infants Woniora Road SSP Australia Street Infants Erskinville PSCatch-up Wk 3 (30-3/11)Randwick PSRockdale PS Penshurst West PS Bondi Beach PSCatch-up Wk 4 (6-10/11) Mortdale PS / Carinya SSP Carlton South PSCarlton PSLeichhardt PSCatch-up Wk 5 (13-17/11) Brighton-le-Sands PS Maroubra Junction PS Lugarno PSMcCallums Hill PSCatch-up Wk 6 (20-24/11)Sydney Girls HSNewtown HS PACatch-upJames Cook BHSCatch-up Wk 7 (27-1/12)No installations around OASIS Rollover Wk 8 (4-8/12)No installations around OASIS Rollover Wk 9 (11-15/12)St George Girls HS Rose Bay Sec College Kirrawee PS GRC - Oatley Campus Catch-up Towards the end of Term , three schools in Sydney Region were cutover to the OASIS Thin Client as part of a pre-Pilot process: Abbotsford Public School Ashbury Public School Oatley West Public School In Sydney Region, 24 schools are participating in the OASIS Thin Client Pilot commencing in Term 4. The schedule is as follows:

11 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-4- School Transition Enterprise Management System (STEMS) STEMS ran very successfully in Sydney Region in 2006 The final number of students transition records collected was 6,561. Each high school received their cohort of STEMS records before the scheduled date of Week 5, Term 4 There will be a brief session covering the data analysis of STEMS 2006

12 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-5- New Technology Website This site has been set up to provide a forum to support ICT in Sydney Region Schools.

13 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-6- Draft SR ICT standards

14 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-7- Vision ( Master - Eye) Vision is classroom management software that allows teachers to supervise and control student computer activity from the teacher's computer screen. To date 101 master licences and 1900 client licences have been taken up already by Sydney Region schools Windows only

15 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-8- Content Pre-positioning Cache devices (CPC) Currently Sydney Region has installed 70 CPC devices in schools. The CPC appliance provides two main types of services: (i) Digital Learning Objects DET has been involved in The Learning Federation's projects for development of "digital learning objects". Given the size of the repository (around 300 Gb), the most reliable method is to use a caching service available inside each school or college LAN to hold the content, and to ensure that cache contents are reliably maintained and updated as new content is released. (ii) Computer management & maintenance The ability to store and deploy a variety of maintenance software: Antivirus updates and Microsoft updates General software, disk images, PC management - via an Altiris Package Server cache which allows PXE booting from the network & re-imaging workstations, software distribution Network services - DHCP, DNS, WINS

16 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-9- T4L in Sydney Region  Apple computers have rolled out desktop and laptops, now servers are being installed.  HP has completed the laptop rollout.  ASI is rolling out its primary school desktops and servers.  All T4L installations should be completed by the end of this term Contact : The T4L hotline or

17 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-10- CC primary school days 2007 From 2007 Sydney Region will conduct three Primary school CC days, North, Central and South and one High school CC day The decision was based on the increasing difficulty in attracting presenters able to attend four primary school days and two high school days and booking appropriate venues for six days. We believe that three days will still allow choice in terms of your attendance and will maximise attendance at all of the venues. Venues and dates for the 2007 K-6 days are: Sydney Girls’ High School-Tuesday of week 8 Oatley Senior High School- Wednesday of week 8 Miranda Regional Office- Thursday of Week 8

18 Sydney Region Sydney Region ICT news-11- The 7-12 Tech-Know-Tour This provided the opportunity for the high school teachers attending to view the ICT programs, activities and student work of other high schools. ITSU is undertaking and audit and upgrade of one high school as a result of this tour. The K-6 Tech-Know-Tour This provided the opportunity for the primary school teachers attending to view the ICT programs, activities and student work of other primary schools. The comments and feedback were very positive with many teachers expressing an interest in the technology and teaching practices observed during the visits.

19 Sydney Region Information on ICT standards and directions https://detwww.det.nsw.edu.au/lists/directoratesaz/it/ict_standards/ “The NSW Department of Education and Training is committed to the use of ICT to support and enhance teaching and learning. The Information Technology Directorate and the Centre for Learning Innovation collaborate on the identification, evaluation, recommendation and potential standardisation of technologies that may represent a teaching and learning value proposition. The following documents are available for general review Technology Directions Paper on Interactive Whiteboards (pdf 93kb) “Future papers on other technologies will be added to this site over time”.

20 Sydney Region Computer Recycling

21 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

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