Use the information and resources to develop school-wide systems for the sustainable maintenance and development of a reliable school network.
Use these discussion questions in conjunction with the e-Learning Planning Framework as a starting point to identify your current school-wide systems and implement maintenance systems to meet increased demand as your school develops its e-learning capabiliity.
"Build your own technical knowledge."
enabling e-Learning: Technology community – join the discussions or create your own thread.
The ICT helpdesk for schools provides first level support for all schools about hardware and software issues. They are open for calls from principals, teachers, and school IT specialists. They enjoy helping non-technical people with their technical problems. Level 1 support is provided for a range of software applications such as Microsoft Office and Symantec.
Visit the Technology for learning section of the education.govt.nz website for more information, news, and updates about Ministry funded programmes including:
These resources were produced by the Connected Learning Advisory (CLA) to provide schools with useful technology information. They should not be read as a recommendation or endorsement of any specific products or services.
The CLA service has ended as the Ministry shifts its focus to initiatives to support the Digital Technology and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum changes.
Systems manager, Alistair Montgomerie, describes the infrastructure set up at St Hildas to enable all students and staff to use the Internet as part of their 1-1 laptops programme.
Systems manager, Alistair Montgomery describes St Hilda's management to ensure students can keep working on their laptops all day, relying on the battery.
St Hilda's College staff explain the process they went through to select MacBook Pros as the 1-1 device they are currently using.
Staff at St Hilda's talk about the difference that ultra-fast broadband has made to teaching and learning. It has made a significant change to teaching and learning approaches, and the ability to use internet based tools for both sourcing and storing information, and processing and delivering it.
Hingaia Penninsula School principal, Jane Danielson shares planning their technological infrastructure.
Kate Friedwald describes step-by-step the process she went through from researching BYOD to setting up a classroom learning programme using BYOD at Wairakei School.
Principal, Shane Buckner and e-learning leader, Kate Friedwald, talk about the systems and setup they have at Wairakei School to successfully use 1-1 devices.
ICT leader, Fraser Malin describes how staff at Halswell School planned the infrastructure and incorporated technologies into their design for an innovative learning environment to support learning and teaching.
ICT leader, Fraser Malin explains how sound fields enable teachers to talk to students across a large and distant spaces at Halswell School.
ICT leader, Fraser Malins explains some key considerations for setting up a safe network that parents and students can access easily at Halswell School.
Dominic Killalea, Deputy Principal at Wellington High School, discusses some key infrastructure considerations to ensure good connectivity across your school.
e-Learning lead teacher, John O’Regan describes the important considerations for Hampden Street School to create reliable systems that meet the needs of their BYOD programme.
John O’Regan, e-Learning lead teacher Hampden Street School, describes their system for providing technical support to staff.
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