ICL Technologies

​website update.jpgInformation & Communication Learning Technologies (ICLT)

St Mary MacKillop Primary School continues to make significant investments in the enhancement of Information and Communication Learning Technologies (ICLT). This includes computers, interactive whiteboards, ipads and other programmable digital technoligies.

Contemporary learning allows for a more personalised 21st century learning approach to a more personalised approach which recognises the importance of students operating within the global community and being involved in web-based learning that promotes learning for life.

Our School boasts:

  • A 1:1 laptop program in Years 4-6.
  • Contemporary work spaces in the Year 4-6 classrooms - new style desks and furniture to enhance this style of learning.
  • Office 365 is used to store and share students digital work.
  • An effective hot-swap system to minimise down time during hardware fixes.
  • Student access to online learning resources
  • Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) and data projectors in every classroom.
  • Staff Laptops.
  • Implementation of a first class Wireless Network throughout the school
  • iPads to support student learning in P-2 and other areas.
  • High level of access to laptops (banks of laptops in Year 3). 
  • A Library technology learning areas.
  • Effective use of Social Media to keep parents informed of events as they happen (Twitter)
  • Use of Staff, Student and Parent Portals for communication.
  • Introduction of STEM competitions.
  • Maker-Space and coding opportunities.

ICLTs will continue to have priority at St Mary MacKillop in order to provide learnings for students to be immersed in the endless opportunities that technology provides.

1:1 Laptop Program ~ 2018

Every child in Years 4-6 receives a laptop. It is our belief that the 1:1 laptop program will enhance our students’ ability to demonstrate and engage with 21st Century Skills across all learning areas. 20180228-1247.jpg

Program details:

Benefits of 1:1 Laptop Program include:

  • Promotion of Higher Order Thinking Skills
  • Personalised learning
  • Encourage collaboration within the classroom & beyond
  • Access to Information 24/7
  • Promotes Learning for Life

Thank you!

These initiatives are not possible without the support of our very generous and committed parent community.