New Classroom Courses
The Kindergarten IT Program is delivering a new round of IT training and professional development sessions in Melbourne, Geelong, Mildura, Shepparton and Warrnambool.
When is it on?
September, October, November & December classes are open for booking.
Refer to our schedule for specific times and places
Who are the courses for?
The training is available to kindergarten directors, teachers, assistants and committee members. Classes are provided free of charge and delivered in small groups of 10 people in face to face classes.
All training is provided free of charge
How to Apply
What you will learn
This online course provides an introduction to the Kindergarten Information Management system (KIM).
Participants will learn how to;• Navigate KIM, to become familiar with the web-based Menu items and forms
• Add and update information about the service provider, service, workforce, children and funded kindergarten program
• Submit data about the funded kindergarten program through the confirmation process
• Complete the process to apply for Early Start Kindergarten funding • Practice and perform troubleshooting on common tasks.
Find out more on our Training Page
Picture Manager is included in Microsoft Office Suite and can manage, edit, share and view your pictures from where you store them on your computer.
In the following video tutorials you will learn how to open Picture Manager to view your pictures and use the editing tools to adjust:• brightness and contrast
• red-eye removal
• resize your picture
Click here for...Tip –Photo editing with Picture Manager (video tutorials)
In this tip you will learn how to...1. Download our template ‘Vic modern cursive script with dotted lines
2. Save the document to your computer
3. Edit the text to create new words
4. Create new WordArt and format the text to have dotted lines
‘Phishing scams’ or ‘spam’ emails are designed to obtain sensitive information for malicious purposes…
Find out what to look for and best practice to keep your computer and information safe.
Read more...Tip – Phishing scams
Community based Kindergartens are eligible for free Web Publishing through the Kindergarten IT Program.
We offer Wordpress CMS website builder. It’s easy to use, you can choose a theme, add a banner image, change the colours, create & customise pages!
Read more...Tip – Create a website in Wordpress
We put a spotlight on new websites being created and managed by Kindergartens.
We have loads of useful IT Tips & resources on our website.
Can't find what your'e looking for?
Click into the Search field at the top of our website, type your Keyword(s), e.g. iPad.
Click Search. Search results will appear listing the resources found on our website.
We have updated the list of suggested iPad Apps for Early Learning.
Read more...Tip - iPad Apps for Early Learning (updated)
The iTunes program allows you to import CDs, manage and play music on your desktop computer. Once you have imported your music into iTunes you can create playlists of your favourite songs.
We have created some templates for the creation of 1 or 2 page observation documents in Word
Refer to our Tip to download these templates in Microsoft Word...
Tip –Portfolio Templates for Word - Australian nature theme
We have created some templates for the creation of 1 or 2 page observation documents in Apple Pages.
Refer to our Tip to download these templates in Pages on your iPad...
Tip – Portfolio Templates for iPad Pages - Australian nature theme