Overview Of Ultranet FunctionalityPresentation Transcript
Overview of Ultranet Functionality Term 1, 2010
Purpose To provide a high level overview of Ultranet functionality to be delivered for teachers students parents the planned implementation schedule. NOTE: The screen shots in this presentation are taken from the vendor’s demonstration environment and do not reflect the customisation that is to occur to meet DEECD’s requirements.
Vision What is the Ultranet? The Ultranet is a student centered electronic learning environment that supports high quality learning and teaching, connects students, teachers and parents and enables efficient knowledge transfer. It will establish a schools environment for the future that improves the educational outcomes of all Victorians. The Ultranet will be delivered to all Victorian government schools by the end of Term 3, 2010.
Vision online, 24/7 anywhere access for students, parents & teachers a continuous record of student learning progress over time student information for personalised curriculum planning & delivery opportunities for students to take greater responsibility for their learning facilitated knowledge transfer for teachers & sharing across the State a contemporary looking system & customised for Victoria Web 2.0 tools for teachers & students to collaborate within & across schools leading practice in online curriculum planning, delivery & assessment The Ultranet will deliver…
Context Ultranet – A tool for school improvement The Ultranet will support school improvement by strengthening:
Personalised curriculum Student self evaluation and reflection Ongoing achievement records Access to digital resources
Student Pathways and Transitions
Continuous student records Learning portfolios Improved pathways advice
Student Engagement and Wellbeing
Contemporary learning space - connecting students to learning anywhere, anytime Engaging and collaborative Web 2.0 tools A safe online space Online tracking of attendance
Context Provides a window into the learning and growth of each learner and a platform to plan from Ultranet guides the construction of rigorous and relevant learning A safe space to be known and to learn with others Students, teachers, parents, schools and systems connect and collaborate Enables ongoing monitoring and intervention Captures and communicates the school’s core purpose and beliefs Transparency of practice and interaction Ease of monitoring and increasing expectation about quality of practice and progress Effective Schools and School Improvement “If schools are engaged in the Effective Schools Model reform agenda, the Ultranet will be a great enabler of this work – a catalyst for taking it further, rather than adding an extra layer. The online application connected a lot of strategic initiatives.” Principal R&D School