Information Technology Update – November 6, 2015

November 6, 2015

Parent ICT Information

The Parent ICT Information Evening was held in the College Chapel on Thursday November 5 and a number of interested parents attended

Mr. Stephen Hill introduced the evening and discussed the eLearning vision and strategy of the College. As well, some of the more important issues associated with use of 1:1 devices in the Junior, Middle and Senior school were discussed including:

-¢ 1:1 devices and teaching and learning

-¢ Managing the iPad at home

-–ª Family ICT Agreements

-–ª Cyber Safety and Parent Resources

-–ª ICT Addiction

-¢ Device protocols and Responsible Use

-¢ App4: student and parent iPad Diary

-¢ iPad app purchases


Agreement guidelines

In-app purchasesã


-¢ Demonstration of the iPads in use at school

-¢ Q & A

A number of parents indicated they were interested in coming but were unable to attend on the night so a copy of the presentation can be found on the iPad Parent Support website

Future ICT parent presentations include the Parent iPad Information Evening on Thursday 28 January 2016 and information on the Senior School 1:1 program will be presented as part of the Senior School Parent/Student Information Night on Thursday February 4.


Mark Holland

Director of ICT