Latest News

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.

Storytime Live Streaming cancellation (15 May 2020)

April 6th, 2020|

Please note that the Storytime Live Streaming event for 15 May 2020 and 19 June 2020 will be cancelled.

Tip – How to create an email signature in Webmail

April 3rd, 2020|

Create an email signature from any browser to use with your Webmail access

Click here to view the tip.

Storytime Live Streaming cancellation (17 Apr 2020)

March 30th, 2020|

Please note that the Storytime Live Streaming event for 17/04/2020 will be cancelled.

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/.

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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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.

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

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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