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eSafety Early Years professional learning modules

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

Early Childhood Update – May 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

Scam targeting payroll and administration staff

We have been alerted to a scam targeting payroll and administration staff. This is how the scam happens: After capturing the name of a legitimate staff member, the scammer sends an email in the staff member’s name to the workplace. Titled “New Banking Details” or similar, this email requests an update to the staff member’s

Training webinars for Term One 2023

Now available for enrolment We are offering webinars of our courses on basic troubleshooting, website development, poster design and Excel. The courses offered: Practical IT Skills – 602 WordPress Website Development – 101 Making Creative Posters – 903 Beginners Excel Spreadsheets – 401 You can view the schedule and book a webinar session on our

Early Childhood Update – March 2023

Department of Education and Training has released the March 2023 edition of the Early Childhood Update e-newsletter. Kim Little, Deputy Secretary of Early Childhood Education, highlights Cultural Diversity Week and consultation opportunities for the Best Start, Best Life reforms.  Articles also cover support and resources for CALD families; teacher and ESK funding and grants; as well

New Tip – Where to start with cyber security literacy

Have you ever heard the expression Explain it to me like I am 5? It is a popular phrase because we often need guidance that is immediate and accessible, just like five years olds. Increasing your cyber security literacy doesn't mean becoming an expert, it just means becoming familiar with the day-to-day patterns and knowing

New Tip – Add the Kindergarten Tick to your email signature

The Victorian Government has introduced the Kinder Tick logo to help families find funded and approved kindergarten programs. Funded services are encouraged to display the Kinder Tick on email signatures, websites, media and anywhere that will help families identify approved programs. This tip explains how to add the email signature banner in Outlook. Browse to it

Early Childhood Update – February 2023

Department of Education and Training has released the February 2023 edition of the Early Childhood Update e-newsletter. With a message from Kim Little, Deputy Secretary of Early Childhood Education, articles on the Victorian Educational Leaders Conference, National learning framework updates, programs for teachers and Free TAFE for early childhood training, bush kinders and information sharing resources.

Tip – End of the year wrap-up

This tip covers some end of year considerations for staff organising files, managing outgoing staff mailboxes and accounting for changes to file sharing tools etc.  Browse to it on our Tips page or from this direct link: Tip – End of the year wrap-up

Early Childhood Update

Department of Education and Training has released the December 2022 edition of the Early Childhood Update. With a message from Kim Little, Deputy Secretary of Early Childhood Education, articles on the final days to order Three-Year-Old Kinder Kits for 2023, the upcoming Victorian Educational Leaders Conference and other important updates regarding the early childhood sector.