Latest News

2021 Melbourne Cup Day closure

October 19th, 2021|

Please note that the IT support will be closed on Tuesday 2nd November 2021. IT Support service will resume on Wednesday 3rd November 2021 from 9AM.

Tip – Custom margins and backgrounds in Word

October 18th, 2021|

This tip was requested by attendees of Making Creative Posters – 903. We use Adobe Spark in the session which is great for images and graphic titles but sometimes you want to add more dense text or edit text in Microsoft Word to create certificates etc.

Click here to view the tip.

Tip – Planning your website

October 11th, 2021|

Looking for guidance on creating a new website for your service? Or want to do a make-over of the current one? Our new tip talks about identifying your users, site structure and building a site flowchart.

Click here to view the tip.

Tip – Password best practice and Password Managers

October 1st, 2021|

Best practice for any important online account is to use a unique complex random password and to update it periodically. This can be an inconvenient demand if you have many passwords memorised but becomes easy with a Password Manager.

Click here to view the tip.

2021 Friday before the AFL Grand Final closure

September 16th, 2021|

Please note that the IT support will be closed on Friday 24th September 2021. IT Support service will resume on Monday 27th September 2021 from 9AM.

2021 Term3 school holiday update

September 10th, 2021|

Just before you leave for the school break, it is helpful to:

  1. Shut down your computer
  2. Switch off the modem
  3. Switch off the power and unplug at the wall socket
  4. Add a post it note reminder to your computer screen stating – turn the modem and power back on

Following these steps can stop a possible power surge or damage to your computer. It also saves energy.

Webmail
If you want to check your webmail over the break, remember the new webmail is here: https://webmail.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/
The username is the full email address.
Please ensure that you know the password for your email account. If you are unsure what the password is, please contact our service desk.

Online TLDS training webinars are now available

July 19th, 2021|

The Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) tool reopened on Monday July 12th 2021.  To assist early childhood educators we have updated our Online TLDS demonstration video and are offering webinars of our course Online TLDS Training – 901.

The training is available to both community kindergartens and long day care services throughout Victoria. 

This course is for teachers who have not previously used the Online TLDS and provides an introduction. If you are familair with the Online TLDS, or if you are confident with online platforms our 15min demonstration video is more appropriate along with the online tipsuser guides and the helpdesk.  

View our Training information page for schedule times and enrolment.

Online TLDS 2021 demonstration video

July 15th, 2021|

The Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) tool reopened on Monday July 12th 2021.  

For educators familiar with the Online TLDS, there are three updates to be aware of:

  • The enrolment year filter on the TLDS Home screen will default to display enrolments for 2022
  • The statement navigation menu will highlight the section the user is currently viewing
  • The expiry of the link for parent/guardians to complete Section 2 & 3 has been extended  from 7 days to 14 days

We have updated our 15min Online TLDS demonstration video If you are using the Online TLDS for the first time or need a refresh, our 15min video will get you started. View the video here: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/#videos

You can find more of our resources on our Online TLDS information and support page: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/

Before you leave for the school break

June 22nd, 2021|

Just before you leave for the school break, it is helpful to:

  1. Shut down your computer
  2. Switch off the modem
  3. Switch off the power and unplug at the wall socket
  4. Add a post it note reminder to your computer screen stating – turn the modem and power back on

Following these steps can stop a possible power surge or damage to your computer. It also saves energy.

Webmail
If you want to check your webmail over the break, remember the new webmail is here: https://webmail.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/
The username is the full email address.
Please ensure that you know the password for your email account. If you are unsure what the password is, please contact our service desk.

Technology Survey 2021

June 10th, 2021|

We would like to find out what our service member’s most pressing IT needs are and how we can improve the program.

There are six question sections covering technology needs, connectivity, training, service improvements and customer satisfaction.

Survey Online:

https://surveys.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/index.php/827687?lang=en

Complete this 5 minute survey to have your say.

This survey is intended for staff, educators, directors and committee members of Victorian kindergartens that make use of the Kindergarten IT Program

Queen’s Birthday closure

June 4th, 2021|

Please note that the Kindergarten IT Program helpdesk will be closed on Monday 14th June 2021. IT Support services will resume on Tuesday 15th June 2021 from 9AM.

Information technology support is provided by the State Library Victoria, Community IT Support Team
Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm

Phone: 03 8664 7001 Toll Free: 1800 629 835
General Enquiries Email: info@kindergarten.vic.gov.au Technical Support Email: support@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

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Latest News

2021 Melbourne Cup Day closure

October 19th, 2021|

Please note that the IT support will be closed on Tuesday 2nd November 2021. IT Support service will resume on Wednesday 3rd November 2021 from 9AM.

Tip – Custom margins and backgrounds in Word

October 18th, 2021|

This tip was requested by attendees of Making Creative Posters – 903. We use Adobe Spark in the session which is great for images and graphic titles but sometimes you want to add more dense text or edit text in Microsoft Word to create certificates etc.

Click here to view the tip.

Tip – Planning your website

October 11th, 2021|

Looking for guidance on creating a new website for your service? Or want to do a make-over of the current one? Our new tip talks about identifying your users, site structure and building a site flowchart.

Click here to view the tip.

Tip – Password best practice and Password Managers

October 1st, 2021|

Best practice for any important online account is to use a unique complex random password and to update it periodically. This can be an inconvenient demand if you have many passwords memorised but becomes easy with a Password Manager.

Click here to view the tip.

2021 Friday before the AFL Grand Final closure

September 16th, 2021|

Please note that the IT support will be closed on Friday 24th September 2021. IT Support service will resume on Monday 27th September 2021 from 9AM.

2021 Term3 school holiday update

September 10th, 2021|

Just before you leave for the school break, it is helpful to:

  1. Shut down your computer
  2. Switch off the modem
  3. Switch off the power and unplug at the wall socket
  4. Add a post it note reminder to your computer screen stating – turn the modem and power back on

Following these steps can stop a possible power surge or damage to your computer. It also saves energy.

Webmail
If you want to check your webmail over the break, remember the new webmail is here: https://webmail.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/
The username is the full email address.
Please ensure that you know the password for your email account. If you are unsure what the password is, please contact our service desk.

Online TLDS training webinars are now available

July 19th, 2021|

The Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) tool reopened on Monday July 12th 2021.  To assist early childhood educators we have updated our Online TLDS demonstration video and are offering webinars of our course Online TLDS Training – 901.

The training is available to both community kindergartens and long day care services throughout Victoria. 

This course is for teachers who have not previously used the Online TLDS and provides an introduction. If you are familair with the Online TLDS, or if you are confident with online platforms our 15min demonstration video is more appropriate along with the online tipsuser guides and the helpdesk.  

View our Training information page for schedule times and enrolment.

Online TLDS 2021 demonstration video

July 15th, 2021|

The Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) tool reopened on Monday July 12th 2021.  

For educators familiar with the Online TLDS, there are three updates to be aware of:

  • The enrolment year filter on the TLDS Home screen will default to display enrolments for 2022
  • The statement navigation menu will highlight the section the user is currently viewing
  • The expiry of the link for parent/guardians to complete Section 2 & 3 has been extended  from 7 days to 14 days

We have updated our 15min Online TLDS demonstration video If you are using the Online TLDS for the first time or need a refresh, our 15min video will get you started. View the video here: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/#videos

You can find more of our resources on our Online TLDS information and support page: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/

Before you leave for the school break

June 22nd, 2021|

Just before you leave for the school break, it is helpful to:

  1. Shut down your computer
  2. Switch off the modem
  3. Switch off the power and unplug at the wall socket
  4. Add a post it note reminder to your computer screen stating – turn the modem and power back on

Following these steps can stop a possible power surge or damage to your computer. It also saves energy.

Webmail
If you want to check your webmail over the break, remember the new webmail is here: https://webmail.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/
The username is the full email address.
Please ensure that you know the password for your email account. If you are unsure what the password is, please contact our service desk.

Technology Survey 2021

June 10th, 2021|

We would like to find out what our service member’s most pressing IT needs are and how we can improve the program.

There are six question sections covering technology needs, connectivity, training, service improvements and customer satisfaction.

Survey Online:

https://surveys.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/index.php/827687?lang=en

Complete this 5 minute survey to have your say.

This survey is intended for staff, educators, directors and committee members of Victorian kindergartens that make use of the Kindergarten IT Program

Queen’s Birthday closure

June 4th, 2021|

Please note that the Kindergarten IT Program helpdesk will be closed on Monday 14th June 2021. IT Support services will resume on Tuesday 15th June 2021 from 9AM.

Information technology support is provided by the State Library Victoria, Community IT Support Team
Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm

Phone: 03 8664 7001
Toll Free: 1800 629 835
General Enquiries Email: info@kindergarten.vic.gov.au
Technical Support Email: support@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

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