ICT Professional Development
There is a wide variety of professional development opportunities to assist teachers and school leaders to embrace the possibilities of ICT to enhance student learning, increase efficiency of school operations and advance life-long learning. The mode may vary, from participating in an online discussion list or web conference to undertaking an action research project.
Below are some links you may find useful when sourcing information and opportunities for you and your staff.
The Smart Classrooms eLearning Frameworks offer schools a comprehensive suite of professional learning materials that help guide substantive dialogue, collaboration and reflection on transformational teaching and learning practices.
The Intel Teach Program: Thinking with Technology Course supports teachers to understand how digital pedagogy enhances students' critical thinking skills, use online thinking tools and develop student-centred assessment.
Smart Classrooms Digital Pedagogies initiatives can recharge teachers and give them a new vision of, and greater confidence in, embedding ICT into education.
The Learning Place Online Courses are offered to teachers and students through eLearn, our learning management system.
OneChannel provides easy online access to live and on-demand programs for all staff to access professional learning to suit their learning needs.
The Learning Place Professional Communities are developed by teachers, for teachers. The communities connect teachers in a range of ways
The Learning Place Collaborative Online Projects can help teachers integrate online learning and the Internet into their classrooms.
Teachers and students can use the Learning Place Communication Resources such as online chats, forums and projects to extend learning.