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Tip – Switching between Windows & Mac

February 12th, 2021|

After a while everyone gets gets used to using either Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac. But what if you need to switch?
Our new Tip – Switching between Windows & Mac covers the basic differences so you can adjust quickly.

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Tip – Phishing email attacks and socially engineered messages

November 20th, 2020|

Read about phishing attacks  in our new Tip – Phishing email attacks and socially engineered messages. These attacks are a common method used by scammers to fool you into giving out private information!

Click here to view the tip.

We are still open!

March 20th, 2020|

The Kindergarten IT Program service desk is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm to provide IT support.
Despite the temporary closure of State Library Victoria, our services are still available.
For IT support, please contact us via email, phone, chat as normal.

Email: support@kindergarten.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1800 629 835
Chat: Select chat box on the bottom right hand side of our website – https://www.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/

Cancelling the KIMS training for March 2020

March 20th, 2020|

Due to the rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and the requirement for social distancing, we are postponing the upcoming KIM face to face training scheduled for next week.

This is a preventative measure to support the health and well being of all staff and the broader community.

Whilst we are postponing face to face training, please find some step by step reference guides here: https://www.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/kimreference.html

Online training with our trainer in real-time is being developed and we shall let you know when this is available.
Please contact us if you have any questions on info@kindergarten.vic.gov.au or call 1800 629 835

Storytime Live Streaming cancellation (20 Mar 2020)

March 16th, 2020|

Please note that the Storytime Live Streaming event for 20/03/2020 will be cancelled.

Storytime Live Streaming

March 10th, 2020|

Tune into our Storytime page to view a regular LIVE VIDEO of State Library Victoria’s storytellers & volunteers running Storytime.

We know that not every child can get to their library to participate and we want to share the fun with as many kindergartens as we can.

Labour Day closure

March 3rd, 2020|

Please note that the IT support will be closed on Monday 9th March 2020.
IT Support service will resume on Tuesday 10th March 2020 from 9AM.

Network maintenance works on Monday 24th February 10pm – 6am

February 24th, 2020|

Network maintenance works on Monday 24th February 10pm – 6am affecting:

  • kindergarten.vic.gov.au email
  • kindergarten websites hosted by the program

If you have any further questions, please contact us on 038667001

Webmail Upgrade

February 17th, 2020|

Some of you may have noticed that the Kindergarten IT Program webmail looks a little different!

It has been upgraded to be optimised for mobile devices.

We will be upgrading our documentation to reflect the new changes, but if you experience any issues, please contact the help desk.

You can visit webmail the same way you always have here – https://webmail.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/.

Face to face training for March 2020

February 13th, 2020|

In support of the KIM census requirements for kindergartens we are offering our introductory course throughout March.

Kindergarten Information Management System (KIM) Introduction – 801

The training is available to funded kindergartens throughout Victoria. Classes are provided free of charge and delivered in small groups of 10 people in face to face sessions.

Register your booking on our training page: https://www.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/traininglinks.html

Tip – How to disable comments in WordPress

February 12th, 2020|

When creating a new post or page on a WordPress site, comments are enabled automatically. Recently, we have noticed that spam bots are targeting comment boxes with inappropriate language. These comments can be viewed by anyone who is looking at your website. Please review our tip on how to disable comments in your WordPress site.

Click here to view the tip.

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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

Storytime Live Streaming cancellation (20 Mar 2020)

March 16th, 2020|

Please note that the Storytime Live Streaming event for 20/03/2020 will be cancelled.

Storytime Live Streaming

March 10th, 2020|

Tune into our Storytime page to view a regular LIVE VIDEO of State Library Victoria’s storytellers & volunteers running Storytime.

We know that not every child can get to their library to participate and we want to share the fun with as many kindergartens as we can.

Labour Day closure

March 3rd, 2020|

Please note that the IT support will be closed on Monday 9th March 2020.
IT Support service will resume on Tuesday 10th March 2020 from 9AM.

Network maintenance works on Monday 24th February 10pm – 6am

February 24th, 2020|

Network maintenance works on Monday 24th February 10pm – 6am affecting:

  • kindergarten.vic.gov.au email
  • kindergarten websites hosted by the program

If you have any further questions, please contact us on 038667001

Webmail Upgrade

February 17th, 2020|

Some of you may have noticed that the Kindergarten IT Program webmail looks a little different!

It has been upgraded to be optimised for mobile devices.

We will be upgrading our documentation to reflect the new changes, but if you experience any issues, please contact the help desk.

You can visit webmail the same way you always have here – https://webmail.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/.

Face to face training for March 2020

February 13th, 2020|

In support of the KIM census requirements for kindergartens we are offering our introductory course throughout March.

Kindergarten Information Management System (KIM) Introduction – 801

The training is available to funded kindergartens throughout Victoria. Classes are provided free of charge and delivered in small groups of 10 people in face to face sessions.

Register your booking on our training page: https://www.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/traininglinks.html

Tip – How to disable comments in WordPress

February 12th, 2020|

When creating a new post or page on a WordPress site, comments are enabled automatically. Recently, we have noticed that spam bots are targeting comment boxes with inappropriate language. These comments can be viewed by anyone who is looking at your website. Please review our tip on how to disable comments in your WordPress site.

Click here to view the tip.

Welcome back to 2020!

January 14th, 2020|

The Kindergarten IT Program welcomes kindergarten teachers, staff and children back for the new year. We are already receiving enquiries about training offerings. A new round of IT training will be available for booking in February 2020.

More information will be provided soon.

We wish you a successful 2020!

TLDS – How to share section 2 & 3 with families – New video guide available

November 29th, 2019|

We have created a new 5 minute video explaining how to use the ‘Create New Link’ feature in the Online TLDS platform.

This is an important new step in the process so even if you are familiar with the Online TLDS from last year, this feature can save you time.

Watch the video here: https://www.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/TLDSdemoCreateNewLink/index.html

The Bushfire Education Website

November 1st, 2019|

Developed by the Victorian government, the recently launched Bushfire Education Website is a new resource for educators.

All teaching and learning activities have been aligned to either the relevant Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework outcomes or the Victorian F-10 curriculum.

http://www.bushfireeducation.vic.edu.au

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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