Training

The Kindergarten IT Program offers training that is focused on ICT needs of community kindergartens as well as on-boarding for some of the key Early Learning Division platforms provided by the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

Recent offerings have included introductions to KIMS platform for funding applications, how to complete online Transition Learning and Development Statements and professional development opportunities focused on iPads, digital posters and technology for early learning.

Training webinars are now available

From late July through August and September we are offering webinars of our course Online TLDS Training – 901.

The courses offered:

Who can attend?

Teachers, staff and volunteers from community kindergartens throughout Victoria can attend our training. If you are unsure contact us to confirm your kindergarten is registered with the program. Our Online TLDS Training – 901 webinars are also available Victorian long day care services.

When and where is it on?

Training will be offered via online webinars from July 22nd to September 14th. Times and dates are spread throughout the working week and day. Refer to our schedule below. Due to the need for social distancing, we are postponing face-to-face training for the time being.

Schedule and enrolment

How to apply

Click on the ‘Enrol Now’ link next to the course you would like to attend and complete the online form. You will receive a confirmation email with a link to the webinar.

If the session is showing as Booked Out, please email info@kindergarten.vic.gov.au to be considered for the waiting list.

How to cancel

If you need to cancel your current training booking, please contact 1800 629 835 or email info@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

About the courses

Online TLDS Training – 901 webinar

Overview: This training session will provide an introduction to using the Online TLDS platform for new users. During the session you will learn to use the online system to create a transition learning and development statement (TLDS) and will be shown how to use the platform, file management, how to upload photographs and scanned documents.

Please note: The training does not provide guidance for educators on completing the transition statement itself, only the functionality of the online platform. Please refer to the Department’s resources for developing transition statements http://www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/professionals/learning/Pages/transtemplates.aspx

Duration: 2 hours.

Who is the course for?

  • Directors
  • Teachers
  • Assistants
  • Committee members

This course is for teachers and educators who have low confidence in using an online platform. For other users, support is available through the use of online tips, user guides and the KITP helpdesk.

Pre-requisites

  • Use a keyboard to enter text
  • Interpret user manuals and help functions
  • Read and write basic workplace documents
  • Internet connection
  • PC, Mac or tablet with audio, camera/mic optional
  • The sessions will be delivered on the Zoom video streaming platform. The link received in the booking confirmation email includes the option to download the Zoom app. Further guidance on attending Zoom webinars can be found here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115004954946

About the Online TLDS platform

The online Transition Learning and Developement Statement (TLDS), accessed through the Insight assessment platform, makes it easier for early childhood teachers to complete and share the TLDS with schools to support effective transitions.

You can find for information on completing the online transition statements here

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/professionals/learning/Pages/transtemplates.aspx

Tell us what your training needs are

We are seeking expressions of interest from Victorian early learning staff. What kinds of ICT training do you need? What technology training would your colleagues’ benefit from? Please Email your ideas and suggestions.