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Tip – First steps in response to ransomware

October 22nd, 2020|

As a follow up to Tip – How to take precautions against ransomware, we explain what first actions you can take in response to ransomware  in the Tip – First steps in response to ransomware.

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Tip – How to take precautions against ransomware

October 20th, 2020|

Ransomware is a constantly growing threat for organisations and individuals. We explain what ransomware is and the precautions you should take with our new Tip – How to take precautions against ransomware.

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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

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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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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

TLDS – Information for primary schools

October 22nd, 2019|

Access transition learning and development statements for new prep students. For more information, educators can be directed to the Department’s Access online transition statements for new prep students information page.

Tip – Windows 10: A guide to the updates

October 3rd, 2019|

Updates to the May 2019 Update (version 1903)

This tip is for people using Windows 10. It explains what the recent updates fix and how to run updates.

This is primarily a security update, although it also fixes a minor bug that causes high CPU usage from SearchUI.exe for a small number of users. This issue only occurs on devices that have disabled searching the web using Windows Desktop Search.

Click here to view the tip.

Tip – How do I reduce/change video quality in YouTube?

October 2nd, 2019|

How do I reduce/change video quality in YouTube?

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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