Sydney Region. Sydney Region Computer Coordinators Day. Term 4, 2005. Sydney Region. Agenda. Wrap Up of Term 3, 2005 CC Day Term 4 2005 Technology Update Questions on Notice Office Tips and Tricks LAMS Cross –Platform Educational Freeware STEMS 2005 Wrap up
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Term 4, 2005
QUICK Wrap up of Term 3, 2005
Questions on Notice
MS Office Tips and Tricks
Using the DET Portal to Access in-School Servers
Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning – (K-6 Day)
MS Office Group Policies – (High School Day)
The Earth According to Google
NetGear – Wireless Networking in Schools
ASI demonstrating- Mimio – Portable Electronic Whiteboards
Term 4, 2005 Technology Update
Sydney Region ICT initiatives
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Sydney Region IT Website:www.sydneyr.det.nsw.edu.au
New contact numbers for ITSU School Support Staff
Stu Hasic 0400 329522Paul Clark 0400 372562Greg Sharkey 0400 325094
Bambos Meitani 0408 640208
For Enquiries which require a visit or meeting: - Please contact the ITD Help Desk: Phone - 1800 338 483
Email - ITHelpServices1800338483@det.nsw.edu.au
Website - Visit the ITD Helpdesk and log a call: detwww.det.nsw.edu.au/helpdesk/logacall/logacall.htm
For urgent issues (where you have a Helpdesk Job #), or quick questions, please ring our mobiles
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Fileserver installations in 2005
A number of schools have had Windows, Apple and Novell fileservers installed this year.
Sydney Region has installed more than 40 Windows 2003 fileservers this year as part of the first stage of standardisation of systems across the Region.
There is a core DET, Sydney Region standard structure that needs to be maintained on these fileservers.
In order to maintain a supportable server structure it is required that schools contact School Support to discuss any proposed change to the installed structure.
2006 CC Training Days - dates and venues
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2005 Computer Coordinator days
The vast majority of schools have submitted their payments for their attendance to these days in 2005.
Our thanks to you all for your prompt response
Please note that in late Term 3 2006, invoices will be sent to cover the Term 4 2005 day and the Term 1,2,3 days in 2006.
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T4L update – Rollout in Sydney Region
The 2005 small schools rollout has been completed. This concludes their rollout until 2009. An advance on the 2006 rollout was provided to High Schools during Semester 2 2005.
It is currently anticipated that the majority of allocations will be in Semester 2 of 2006.
Planning is currently underway for 2006.
In order to take best advantage of your rollout and other ICT investments (cabling in particular), please contact the Technology Advisers to discuss planning of your ICT infrastructure.
Commonwealth Grants- INVESTING IN OUR SCHOOLS
ICT submissionsIdeally ICT submissions will be undertaken in consultation with the Technology Advisers and/or Regional Manager, IT Services and will comply with regional infrastructure standards for support and connectivity to existing networks.
All proposed computer purchases should comply with departmental hardware standards and the NSW Treasury requirement that computer equipment be purchased with a four-year warranty.
In 2006 there will only be one round of applications per State/Territory. School communities will be able to apply in that round for projects of any size up to the $150,000 limit. (Projects funded in the 2005 rounds must be included in this limit.) The 2006 online application form will be available from early in the New Year.The 2006 opening and closing dates for each State and Territory are as follows:
New South Wales: Opening date 12 February 2006 Closing date12 April 2006
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