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eLearning Policy 2016

Jindalee State School

School​ Vision

Creating a clever future today

School Declaration

Through innovation, creativity and a futures orientation, we are the community of tomorrow.

eLearning Vision

Jindalee State School will be a leader in incorporating eLearning strategies to engage and empower all learners (teachers and students), preparing them to contribute confidently, effectively and innovatively within global communities.

Aims

  • Meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum.

  • Children, parents, staff and the wider community have relevant and meaningful experiences using ICT.

  • Children have a growing awareness of how ICT is used in the world around them and of the benefits that it provides.

  • ICT is used to support problem solving and learning across the curriculum.

    Innovative use of resources.

Curriculum coverage and progression

  • Opportunities for embedded ICT as a tool to support learning and teaching are identified in curriculum planning.

Assessment

  • Teacher observations, summative and formative assessment informs future planning.

  • Children are encouraged to evaluate their own and others’ work in a positive and supportive environment.

  • Information is shared with appropriate stakeholders through display, celebration events, newsletters, reports, and relevant websites, including the Learning Place.

Monitoring

  • Regular monitoring of aspects of ICT informs the teachers, HOC, eLearning Coordinator, Master Teacher, Principal and school development plan/school evaluation form.

Learning styles and the learning environment

  • Medium term planning takes account of differentiation and progression.

    Learning styles will be considered.

  • Open questions will be developed to challenge children’s thinking and learning.

  • Stimulating learning environments will be created.

  • Independent learners will have access to a variety of resources (student learning pathways) and encouraged to reflect on the choices that they have made.

Early years

  • Children will have ICT experiences indoors, outdoors and through role play in both child initiated and teacher directed time.

Inclusion

  • Children’s individual needs will be addressed through provision of resources, learning styles and questioning.

  • Positive use of technology by our school community will be promoted.

  • All learners have the opportunity to develop their ICT capability.

Home, school and community links

  • ICT developments and achievements are shared and a positive relationship fostered with home, school and the wider community.

Resources

  • Within school funding and strategic priorities, resources are purchased and deployed effectively to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum.

  • An ICT asset register is maintained.

Roles and responsibilities

  • All stakeholders will work together to ensure the implementation of the ICT policy.

  • The subject coordinator is responsible for monitoring curriculum coverage and the impact of learning and teaching.

Health and safety

  • Age appropriate class and safety rules are displayed in the learning environment.

  • Equipment is maintained to the meet agreed safety standards.

Review

  • The policy will be reviewed annually by the ICT Committee, Digital Learning Coordinator, Leadership team and shared with stakeholders.