July 6, 2018
by rcrellin

Using Google Apps in your classroom

Schools can provide students and staff with access to Google Apps for Education online services at no cost through the Department. Professional learning sessions for Term 3 have been announced to help you get the most out of the software.

‘Getting Started’ Workshops

A full day workshop is available to support school leaders and teachers just starting out, as well as those who have been driving their own learning with G Suite. Participants are introduced to the key apps in the suite, presenting a school focused approach in their use for administration, learning and teaching. The workshop will provide tips and tricks, while discussing a holistic set up for different learning environments and settings.

Sessions dates and locations

  • 8 August – Castlemaine
  • 15 August – Flemington
  • 23 August – Corio
  • 18 September – Flemington


Print Friendly, PDF & Email

September 17, 2015
by Sandy Phillips

“Screen It” 2015. Entries close this Monday 21 September

Every year, hundreds of students across the nation enter Screen It – The Australian Centre of the Moving Image’s (ACMI’s) screen-it-2015epic moving image competition for Primary and Secondary school students. Screen It is designed to educate, encourage and foster the next generation of young moving image makers. It’s fun and, best of all, it’s free!

Screen It 2015. Entries close this Monday – 5pm (AEST) 21 September.

Email Screenit@acmi.net.au with any queries. Go to www.acmi.net.au/screenit for instructions



Print Friendly, PDF & Email

September 14, 2015
by Sandy Phillips

Atom awards finalists announced

Congratulations to all of the students, and their teachers who have made the finals at this years Atom awards. Some amazing films on a variety of topics. Check them out lend a hand

This film makes a great teaching resource in both its art and form, but also its subject matter.

Titled Bullying – Lend a hand it has been beautifully created by the students at the Sydney Distance Education High School

Bullying – Lend a Hand from The ATOM Awards on Vimeo.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

August 19, 2015
by Sandy Phillips

2015 Heywire Competition is open now

The ABC’s 2015 Heywire Competition is open now and closes on Wednesday September, 16 2015.  Enter now!ABC Heywire Youth Forum  at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 9th February, 2012. Photographer: Mark Graham

The heart of Heywire is an individual telling a personal story.

You must be aged 16-22 on 31 January 2016. You must also live in Australia, but not in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney. Check your eligibility here.

If you turn 16 by 31 January 2016 you are eligible.  For full details go to http://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition/



Print Friendly, PDF & Email

August 6, 2015
by Sandy Phillips

Screen It 2015 open for students

Entries are now open for Screen It 2015. Run by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Screen It is Australia’s largest moving image competition for primary and secondary school students. Create a live-action film, animation or video game in response to the theme of ‘Change’ to go into the running to win some fabulous prizes.

Run by ACMI Education, Screen It is specifically designed to foster rich educational outcomes and expression through the moving image by providing live videoconferences throughout the year, as well as the online gateway and downloadable resource kit. Entrants can work in groups, classes or on their own to produce their entry. Online submission is easy and entry to Screen It is free.

Entries are judged by a panel of industry experts – including Paper Planes director Robert Connolly – and the winning entrants will receive prizes from Sony, Canon, Crumpler and Madman. Finalists also have the opportunity to attend the Screen It Awards Ceremony, hosted by Good Game’s Bajo and Hex, on Friday 13 November in Melbourne.

With the opportunity to have your work seen by industry professionals and win some really awesome prizes, now’s the time to get your entries in to be a part of Australia’s largest moving image competition.

Click here for more information or to enter!

Entries close 5pm, Monday 21 September.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Skip to toolbar