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School ICT Supplementary Appropriation

Purpose

To assist schools to develop and implement information and technologies (ICT).

Strategies may include:

Duration of Program

Ongoing

Eligibility

All state education facilities

Allocation of Funds

The total amount of School ICT Supplementary funding available for disbursement in each financial year is fixed. The appropriation to each school is calculated as a fraction of the total amount available.

The individual school appropriations are based on various allocation models depending on centre type and may include bases, notional student FTE enrolments, and computer numbers.

An overall rate per FTE is determined as follows:

Allocations for different centre types are as follows:

Primary and Secondary Schools:

Allocation is based purely on enrolments, with a weighting of 1.2 assigned to senior secondary student FTE numbers (Year 11 and 12).

The calculation is as follows:

A minimum appropriation of $1200 will apply following adjustment for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Secure Mail and Internet Services (SMIS) costs (these are invoiced to schools separately).

Special Schools:

Allocation includes:

The calculation is as follows:

A minimum appropriation of $2400 will apply following adjustment for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Secure Mail and Internet Services (SMIS) costs (these are invoiced to schools separately).

Specific Purpose Schools:

Allocation includes:

The calculation is as follows:

A minimum appropriation of $2400 will apply following adjustment for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Secure Mail and Internet Services (SMIS) costs (these are invoiced to schools separately).

Note: Specific Purpose schools in hospitals use an average enrolment.

Environmental Education Centres, Outdoor Education Centres:

Allocation includes:

The calculation is as follows:

A minimum appropriation of $2400 will apply following adjustment for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Secure Mail and Internet Services (SMIS) costs (these are invoiced to schools separately).

In November schools receive a letter regarding the payment of the School ICT Supplementary appropriation which provides details of the annual school payment for that year, including charges for the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Secure Mail and Internet Services (SMIS).

Note: Bandwidth upgrade pro rata charges if applicable, will still apply, and will be invoiced separately to schools.

Data Requirements

Data

Source

Time collected

Enrolments

Performance Monitoring and Reporting

August

Computer Numbers (ENEC and OEC)

OneSchool

September

Payment Details

Type

Time

Proportion

Annual

November

100%

How to Apply

Schools do not need to apply for this funding. Entitlements will be automatically calculated and paid each year.

Contact

Manager
Learning Technologies
Telephone: (07) 3034 5241

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