Latest News

Labour Day closure

February 19th, 2024|

Please note that the Kindergarten IT Program helpdesk will be closed on Monday 11th March 2024. IT Support services will resume on Tuesday 12th March 2024 from 9AM.

Safer Internet Day

February 6th, 2024|

We are proud to support @eSafetyOffice Safer Internet Day on 6 February 2024. #ConnectReflectProtect. Sign up to support #SID2024 at eSafety.gov.au/sid 

Technology Survey 2023 is completed

August 8th, 2023|

Thank you to all the participants of the Technology Survey for 2023

We received 176 submissions, up 24 from last year. 

Many staff found the time to complete the survey with great insights and suggestions. Overall, the survey affirms the areas of support we prioritise and helps us to identify new areas of improvement. We will be following up with many of you and responding to your requests.

Congratulations to Montrose Preschool!

We would also like to announce the survey prize has been drawn and to congratulate the lucky winner, Montrose Preschool, Montrose.

Online TLDS training webinars

August 7th, 2023|

Now available for enrolment

In support of the Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) we are offering webinars through late August into September.

The courses offered:

Online TLDS Training – 901

You can view the schedule and book a webinar session on our training page.

Technology Survey 2023

July 17th, 2023|

Complete this 5 minute survey to have your say and give your service the chance to win an iPad! 

https://surveys.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/

The Kindergarten IT Program would like to find out how we can improve the program for our service members. There are 8 questions covering technology needs, connectivity, service improvements and customer satisfaction. 

Your submission will enter your service in the prize draw for first prize, a 9th Generation 64GB WiFi iPad.

The survey will run from 17th of July to 4th of August 2023.​​

This survey is intended for employees and committee members of Victorian Early Childhood Education and Care services that make use of the Kindergarten IT Program. 

Survey Policy and prize draw Terms & Conditions

Online TLDS 2023

July 10th, 2023|

The Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) tool reopened on Monday July 10th, 2023.

If you are a teacher who will be using the Online TLDS for the first time, our 15-minute video will get you started. View the video from our Online TLDS information and support page here: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/#videos

For educators who made use of the Online TLDS previously, a review of our video should be enough to get you back up-to-speed as there are no big changes to report.

If you still feel you need further training after reviewing the video, refer to our introduction webinar information and resources for the Online TLDS here: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/

Apply for an Information Technology grant!

June 20th, 2023|

A new round of Building Blocks Grants – Improvement is now open for applications.

Increased funding is available in categories of Information Technology and Minor Infrastructure.

All the equipment options we supply are suitable for funding.
Refer to our new Hardware Quote Request section for current PC models and to request a quote.

Applications for Information Technology grants close on 30th of July 2023.

Free webinars from the eSafety Commissioner

June 15th, 2023|

Free webinars from the eSafety Commissioner

The office of the eSafety Commissioner’s safety.gov.au website has great resources that you can introduce to your families to help them navigate online safety.

Throughout each term there are free webinars for parents and carers: Webinars for parents and carers | eSafety Commissioner.

If your staff and educators are seeking professional learning, there are also many resources for teachers: Professional learning program for teachers | eSafety Commissioner.

eSafety Early Years professional learning modules

May 9th, 2023|

Access a series of free online professional learning modules from the eSafety Early Years program.

Developed by the e-Safety Commissioner and Early Childhood Australia the modules are available through Early Childhood Australia’s Learning Hub.

Modules on safely exploring, creating, working and sharing with technology are covered in a series of one-hour sessions.

For Directors and Managers, a two-hour module covers creating a safe online environment.

Learn more about the modules here: eSafety Early Years professional learning | eSafety Commissioner

Early Childhood Update – May 2023

May 8th, 2023|

Department of Education and Training has released the May 2023 edition of the Early Childhood Update e-newsletter.

This edition focuses on celebrating and supporting the sector with articles on coaching for returning educators, funding opportunities, a new Koorie Kids Shine video and the upcoming Education Week 2023.
Of particular importance to us in I.C.T. is the article for maintaining cyber security.

You can subscribe to receive the updates here: Early Childhood Update | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

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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Kindergarten IT Program

Latest News

Labour Day closure

February 19th, 2024|

Please note that the Kindergarten IT Program helpdesk will be closed on Monday 11th March 2024. IT Support services will resume on Tuesday 12th March 2024 from 9AM.

Safer Internet Day

February 6th, 2024|

We are proud to support @eSafetyOffice Safer Internet Day on 6 February 2024. #ConnectReflectProtect. Sign up to support #SID2024 at eSafety.gov.au/sid 

Technology Survey 2023 is completed

August 8th, 2023|

Thank you to all the participants of the Technology Survey for 2023

We received 176 submissions, up 24 from last year. 

Many staff found the time to complete the survey with great insights and suggestions. Overall, the survey affirms the areas of support we prioritise and helps us to identify new areas of improvement. We will be following up with many of you and responding to your requests.

Congratulations to Montrose Preschool!

We would also like to announce the survey prize has been drawn and to congratulate the lucky winner, Montrose Preschool, Montrose.

Online TLDS training webinars

August 7th, 2023|

Now available for enrolment

In support of the Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) we are offering webinars through late August into September.

The courses offered:

Online TLDS Training – 901

You can view the schedule and book a webinar session on our training page.

Technology Survey 2023

July 17th, 2023|

Complete this 5 minute survey to have your say and give your service the chance to win an iPad! 

https://surveys.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/

The Kindergarten IT Program would like to find out how we can improve the program for our service members. There are 8 questions covering technology needs, connectivity, service improvements and customer satisfaction. 

Your submission will enter your service in the prize draw for first prize, a 9th Generation 64GB WiFi iPad.

The survey will run from 17th of July to 4th of August 2023.​​

This survey is intended for employees and committee members of Victorian Early Childhood Education and Care services that make use of the Kindergarten IT Program. 

Survey Policy and prize draw Terms & Conditions

Online TLDS 2023

July 10th, 2023|

The Online Transition Learning and Development Statement (Online TLDS) tool reopened on Monday July 10th, 2023.

If you are a teacher who will be using the Online TLDS for the first time, our 15-minute video will get you started. View the video from our Online TLDS information and support page here: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/#videos

For educators who made use of the Online TLDS previously, a review of our video should be enough to get you back up-to-speed as there are no big changes to report.

If you still feel you need further training after reviewing the video, refer to our introduction webinar information and resources for the Online TLDS here: https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tlds/

Apply for an Information Technology grant!

June 20th, 2023|

A new round of Building Blocks Grants – Improvement is now open for applications.

Increased funding is available in categories of Information Technology and Minor Infrastructure.

All the equipment options we supply are suitable for funding.
Refer to our new Hardware Quote Request section for current PC models and to request a quote.

Applications for Information Technology grants close on 30th of July 2023.

Free webinars from the eSafety Commissioner

June 15th, 2023|

Free webinars from the eSafety Commissioner

The office of the eSafety Commissioner’s safety.gov.au website has great resources that you can introduce to your families to help them navigate online safety.

Throughout each term there are free webinars for parents and carers: Webinars for parents and carers | eSafety Commissioner.

If your staff and educators are seeking professional learning, there are also many resources for teachers: Professional learning program for teachers | eSafety Commissioner.

eSafety Early Years professional learning modules

May 9th, 2023|

Access a series of free online professional learning modules from the eSafety Early Years program.

Developed by the e-Safety Commissioner and Early Childhood Australia the modules are available through Early Childhood Australia’s Learning Hub.

Modules on safely exploring, creating, working and sharing with technology are covered in a series of one-hour sessions.

For Directors and Managers, a two-hour module covers creating a safe online environment.

Learn more about the modules here: eSafety Early Years professional learning | eSafety Commissioner

Early Childhood Update – May 2023

May 8th, 2023|

Department of Education and Training has released the May 2023 edition of the Early Childhood Update e-newsletter.

This edition focuses on celebrating and supporting the sector with articles on coaching for returning educators, funding opportunities, a new Koorie Kids Shine video and the upcoming Education Week 2023.
Of particular importance to us in I.C.T. is the article for maintaining cyber security.

You can subscribe to receive the updates here: Early Childhood Update | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

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