Transforming	  schools	  everywhere	  
Digital	  Educa8on	  Revolu8on	  NSW	  –	  Resources	  
ADOBE	  -­‐	  Snr	  Director	  Enterprise	  Sales	  
Deputy	  Director	  General	  –	  School	  –	  Office	  of	  Schools	  
Digital	  Educa8on	  Revolu8on	  >>	  NSW	  –	  Program	  Director	  
Transforming	  teaching	  and	  learning	  through	  technology	  
§  1:1	  laptop	  program	  Years	  9	  to	  12	  students	  §  26,000	  teacher	  laptops	  over	  4	  years	  from	  T...
§  802.11n	  network	  with	  over	  22,000	  Access	  Points	  §  483	  high	  and	  central	  schools	  §  75	  Schoo...
§  10	  Regional	  Managers	  §  47	  Regional	  Technology	  Support	  Officers	  §  461	  Technology	  Support	  Officers...
§  State,	  Regional	  and	  School	  level	  §  Working	  closely	  with	  SPC	  	  §  State	  –	  CLIC	  resources,	 ...
Digital	  Educa8on	  Revolu8on	  >>	  NSW	  –	  Chief	  Educa8on	  Officer	  
RESEARCH	  INFORMING	  DER	  NSW	                 Bruce	  Stavert	  	       DERNSW	  Chief	  Educa8on	  Officer	  
Literature	  Reviews	  2008	  hip://bit.ly/litrev2008	  	  2010	  hip://bit.ly/litrev2010	  	  	  	  	  
PechaKucha	  • 20	  slides	  • 20	  seconds	  each	  • Total	  6	  minutes	  40	  seconds	  • No	  text	  on	  slides	  
Digital Education Revolution             NSWOne-to-One Computers in Schools    2010 Literature Review
21st	  Century	  	  Learning	  
Levels	  of	        Level	     Category	  Technology	             6	      Refinement	  Implementa8on	          5	      Expa...
SUM	  
POLICIES	  
Process	  •  Developed	  by	  experienced	  high	     school	  principal	  •  ConsultaBon	  on	  draGs	  (NSWSPC	     Digi...
Why?	  •  Saved	  each	  school	  enormous	     amount	  of	  Bme	  •  Ensured	  uniform	  policies	     throughout	  the	...
Policies	  -­‐	  hip://bit.ly/DERpolicies	  Digital	  EducaBon	  RevoluBon	  -­‐	  NSW	  Policy	     –  Overarching	  docu...
Laptop	  Incident	  Report	    –  For	  broken	  or	  stolen	  laptops	  Student	  disabiliBes	  procedures	    +	  parent...
Laptop	  User	  Charter	  Ownership	  -­‐student	  must	  bring	  the	  laptop	  fully	  charged	  to	  school	  every	  d...
Laptop	  User	  Charter	  (cont)	  •      Damage	  and	  loss	  •      Subs8tu8on	  of	  equipment	  •      Standards	  of...
EVALUATION	  of	  	    DER	  NSW	  
EvaluaBon	  Reference	  Group:	    – wide	  membership	    – directed	  the	  evaluaBon	  External	  evaluator	  	    – Dr...
Digital	  Ci8zenship	  
 “Children	  and	  young	  people	  need	  to	  be	  empowered	  to	  keep	  themselves	  safe	  	  –	  	  this	  isn’t	  ...
Why	  digital	  ci8zenship?	  •  Emerging	  as	  a	  worldwide	  concern	  •  Social	  networking	  is	  part	  of	  every...
Interna8onal	  and	  Australian	                   Approaches	  •  Budd:e	  	  	  Australian	  Department	  of	  Broadband...
 •  Think	  You	  Know	  	  	  Australian	  Federal	       Police	  and	  MicrosoX	  Australia	  	  •  NETSAFE	  	  	  New...
Domains	  and	  Themes	  
Trial	  and	  Evalua8on	  •  CLI	  produced	  teaching	  resources:	  hip://www.digitalci8zenship.nsw.edu.au/	  •  Trialle...
Knowledge	  Outcomes	  Over	  70%	  of	  students	  agreed	  or	  strongly	  agreed	  that,	  as	  a	  result	  of	  the	 ...
Between	  60%	  and	  70%	  of	  respondents	  agreed	  or	  strongly	  agreed	  that,	  as	  a	  result	  of	  the	  less...
Behavioural	  Outcomes	  Between	  60%	  and	  80%	  agreed	  or	  strongly	  agreed	  that,	  as	  a	  result	  of	  the	...
Over	  80%	  of	  students	  agreed	  or	  strongly	  agreed	  that,	  as	  a	  result	  of	  the	  lessons,	  they	  will...
Students	  Comments	  •  “It	  did	  help	  me	  with	  online	  banking	  safety.”	  •  “When	  I	  went	  home	  aRer	  ...
One	  parent	  commented	  that:	  •  “I	  use	  Facebook	  etc	  and	  aRer	  my	  daughter	     had	  done	  the	  Digit...
Digital	  Educa8on	  Revolu8on	  >>	  NSW	  –	  TSO	  Project	  Manager	  
NSW	  DEPARTMENT	  OF	  EDUCATION	  AND	  TRAINING	          Digital	  EducaBon	  RevoluBon	  –	  NSW	          Technology...
•  How	  do	  you	  support	  250,000	  laptops?	        	  	  	       	  1.  Consulta8on	  and	  Modelling	  2.  Delivery...
  	          	                      	                                  	           Consulta8on	  and	              Modelli...
•  What	  happened	  next?	     	  	  	  • Consulta8on	  with	  NSW	  SPC,	  Regional	  ITMs	  and	  Schools	  to	    	   ...
•  What	  was	  agreed?	     	  	  	  • Each	  High	  and	  Central	  school	  with	  more	  than	  100	  Year	  9	  to	  ...
•  What	  was	  the	  model?	     	  	  	    	    School	                                                   Regional	  IT	...
•  How	  many?	    	  	  	    	                                Clerk GS                                    SSP            ...
  	          	                      	                                  	                    Delivery	   	  	  Digital	  Ef...
•  Recruitment	   	          	                 	  1. 	   Recruitment	  of	  the	  DER-­‐NSW	  Regional	  Managers	  2.  Re...
•  2009	  Time	  Line	         	     	  • 	  Early	  May	  –	  Regional	  posi8ons	  offered	  as	  Career	  Development	  ...
•  Phase	  1	  Recruitment	   •     	    	  L	  argest	  recruitment	  every	  undertaken	  by	  the	  department	    	   ...
•  Challenges	     	  	  	    	  Digital	  Efor Learningevolu8on	  –	  NSW	     Laptops duca8on	  R                       ...
•  Challenges	     	  	  	    	  Digital	  Efor Learningevolu8on	  –	  NSW	     Laptops duca8on	  R                       ...
•  Other	  important	  factors	  	   	  The	  following	  are	  all	  essen8al	  to	  the	  success	  of	       	  the	  D...
•  Where	  we	  were	  at	  the	  end	  of	  2009…	  	   	       	  •  State-­‐wide	  team	  established	  •  Some	  vacan...
  	          	                      	                                  	                          2010	   	  	  Digital	  ...
Building	  the	  team…	  	   	  	  •  Bi-­‐weekly	  VC	  mee8ngs	  •  Bi-­‐monthly	  face	  to	  face	  mee8ngs	  •  A	  r...
DER-­‐NSW	  Regional	  Managers	  	   	       	  •  Support	  schools	  like	  never	  before	  •  Significant	  improvemen...
DER-­‐NSW	  Regional	  Managers	  	   	  	  •  TSO	  Performance	  Reviews	  •  Holiday	  training	  and	  induc8on	  •  I...
DER-­‐NSW	  Regional	  TSOs	  	  	  Digital	  Efor Learningevolu8on	  –	  NSW	     Laptops duca8on	  R                    ...
School	  based	  TSOs	  	   	            	  •  Created	  a	  network	  across	  NSW	  •  All	  working	  towards	  the	  s...
Key	  resources	          	                 	  •  TSOs	  talk	  laptops	  •  The	  DIF	  Forum	  •  Sharing	  of	  Good	  ...
So…	  Where	  are	  we	  now?	  •    	  A	  commiied	  state-­‐wide	  team	    	  •  Every	  school	  with	  support	  •  ...
The	  TSO	  Structure	  is	  so	  much	  more	  than	  TSOs	   	  • 	     Locked	  down	  build	  •        Common	  Infras...
The	  TSOP	  Review	          	  •  Survey	  of	  all	  involved:	          	   –  TSOs,	  Principals,	  RTSOs,	  RMs,	  R...
         	  Digital	  Efor Learningevolu8on	  –	  NSW	     Laptops duca8on	  R                                           M...
Digital	  Educa8on	  Revolu8on	  >>	  NSW	  –	  	  Professional	  Learning	  and	  Curriculum	  Support	  Team	  
Early	  consulta8on	     Secondary	  Principals	  Council	     Surveys	  of	  teachers	  and	  leaders	  The	  Test	  Driv...
a	  focus	  on	  the	  pedagogy,	  not	  soXware	  training	       maintaining	  a	  KLA	  focus	         mee8ng	  individ...
a	  clear	  shared	  school	  vision	     professional	  learning	  plans	  for	  teaching	  and	  learning	           and...
“The	  focus	  will	  never	  be	  on	  the	  technology.	  Rather	  it’s	  the	  pedagogy	  that	  counts.	  It’s	  worth...
Budget	  to	  Regions	      • To	  build	  professional	  learning	  links	  and	  programs	  Budget	  to	  Schools	      ...
Funding	  as	                                                 per	  schools	  in	                                         ...
Clear	  shared	  vision	  for	     Futures	  visioning	  and	  teaching	  and	  learning	          empowering	  of	  all	 ...
Teachers	  devise	  student	  centric	  programs	  of	  learning	  that	  address	  agreed	  curriculum	  standards	  and	...
Integra8ng	  ICT	  into	  teaching	                                                                     Laptop	  classroom...
Ac8on	                                                       Learning	  and	                                              ...
The	  Plant,	  conquer	  and	     Tyranny	  of	  Distance,	  divide	                              web	  tools	  Piggy	  Ba...
Master	  Trainer	  Peer	  Coach	  Facilitator	         Peer	  Coach	   Teacher	  Par8cipant	  
Liile	  ‘l’	  leaders	  Dense	  and	  sustainable	  Uses	  funding	  well	  Pedagogy	  focus	  Compliments	  exis8ng	  sys...
Complexity:	  •  New	  ICT	  leadership	     versus	  old	  ICT	  leadership	  •  Communica8ons	  •  Distributed	  leaders...
Campfire,	  Watering	  hole	  and	  the	  Cave	  hip://biancahewes.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/archetypal-­‐learning-­‐spaces/...
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  1. 1. Transforming  schools  everywhere  
  2. 2. Digital  Educa8on  Revolu8on  NSW  –  Resources  
  3. 3. ADOBE  -­‐  Snr  Director  Enterprise  Sales  
  4. 4. Deputy  Director  General  –  School  –  Office  of  Schools  
  5. 5. Digital  Educa8on  Revolu8on  >>  NSW  –  Program  Director  
  6. 6. Transforming  teaching  and  learning  through  technology  
  7. 7. §  1:1  laptop  program  Years  9  to  12  students  §  26,000  teacher  laptops  over  4  years  from  T4L  §  Approx.  65,000  student  laptops  each  year.  Total  276,000  over   4  years  §  Includes  10%  pool  of  laptops  for  new  enrolments,  wai8ng   while  being  repaired  and  aXer  2  year  warranty  period.  §  Budget  for  student  laptops  is  $33  million  per  annum  §  Flexible  funding  &  disability  provisions  (larger  laptops,  access   soXware=  $200,000  per  annum    §  Locked  down.  Low  cost  of  ownership.  §  Significant  ITD  costs  for  Standard  Opera8ng  Environment,   Security,  Help  Desk  §  SoXware  –  MicrosoX,  Adobe,  Bluecoat  $3  million  per  annum    
  8. 8. §  802.11n  network  with  over  22,000  Access  Points  §  483  high  and  central  schools  §  75  Schools  for  Specific  Purposes  §  DIP  server  at  each  high  and  central  school  §  IBM  maintenance  costs  $1.4  –  2.9  million  per  annum  (could  be   as  high  as  $4.5M)  §  Broadband  costs  $4  million  per  annum  
  9. 9. §  10  Regional  Managers  §  47  Regional  Technology  Support  Officers  §  461  Technology  Support  Officers.  Clerk  General  Scale  §  50  ICT  Cadets  (5  per  region)  §  Contracts  to  30  June  2012  §  $36  million  per  annum  staff  costs.    §  $1.8  million  per  annum  regional  expenditure  (cars,  travel,   consumables)    §  ITD  costs  for  18  staff  to  manage  central  infrastructure.  $2.3   million  per  annum      
  10. 10. §  State,  Regional  and  School  level  §  Working  closely  with  SPC    §  State  –  CLIC  resources,  TaLe,  PLLDD,  Peer  Coaching,   Ac8on  Learning,  Digital  Ci8zenship  $1  million  per  annum  §  Regional  –  Support  Officers  $2.5  million  per  annum  §  School  –  PL  funding  $4  million  per  annum  
  11. 11. Digital  Educa8on  Revolu8on  >>  NSW  –  Chief  Educa8on  Officer  
  12. 12. RESEARCH  INFORMING  DER  NSW   Bruce  Stavert     DERNSW  Chief  Educa8on  Officer  
  13. 13. Literature  Reviews  2008  hip://bit.ly/litrev2008    2010  hip://bit.ly/litrev2010          
  14. 14. PechaKucha  • 20  slides  • 20  seconds  each  • Total  6  minutes  40  seconds  • No  text  on  slides  
  15. 15. Digital Education Revolution NSWOne-to-One Computers in Schools 2010 Literature Review
  16. 16. 21st  Century    Learning  
  17. 17. Levels  of   Level   Category  Technology   6   Refinement  Implementa8on   5   Expansion   IntegraBon  and  Inquiry  (LoTI  Scale)   4B   Integra8on  (rou8ne)   4A   Integra8on  (mechanical)   3   Infusion   2   Explora8on   1   Awareness   0   Non-­‐use  
  18. 18. SUM  
  19. 19. POLICIES  
  20. 20. Process  •  Developed  by  experienced  high   school  principal  •  ConsultaBon  on  draGs  (NSWSPC   Digital  RevoluBon  Task  Force,   ITD,  School  PorPolio)  
  21. 21. Why?  •  Saved  each  school  enormous   amount  of  Bme  •  Ensured  uniform  policies   throughout  the  state  
  22. 22. Policies  -­‐  hip://bit.ly/DERpolicies  Digital  EducaBon  RevoluBon  -­‐  NSW  Policy   –  Overarching  document    ImplementaBon  Procedures  
  23. 23. Laptop  Incident  Report   –  For  broken  or  stolen  laptops  Student  disabiliBes  procedures   +  parent/carer  consent  forms  and  specific   ICT  requirement  Laptop  User  Charter   –  Student  rights  and  responsibiliBes  (pto)  
  24. 24. Laptop  User  Charter  Ownership  -­‐student  must  bring  the  laptop  fully  charged  to  school  every  day.  (Chargers  leX  at  home).  -­‐school  retains  ownership  of  the  laptop  un8l  the  student  completes  year  12.  Then  ownership          student.  -­‐  all  material  on  the  laptop  is  subject  to  review  by  school  staff.    If  there  is  a  police  request,  NSW  DEC  will  provide  access  to  student  laptop  and  personal  network  holdings.  -­‐  if  the  student  leaves  school  prior  to  comple8ng  year  12  or  moves  to  a  nongovernment  school,  interstate  or  overseas,  the  laptop  must  be  returned  to  the  school.    
  25. 25. Laptop  User  Charter  (cont)  •  Damage  and  loss  •  Subs8tu8on  of  equipment  •  Standards  of  laptop  care  expected  •  Acceptable  use  (covered  by  DEC  Policy:   Online  Communica6on  Services:  Acceptable  Usage  for  School   Students  •  Privacy  and  confiden8ality  •  Intellectual  property  rights  •  Misuse  and  breaches  of  acceptable  use  policy  •  What  students  must  report  Covered  by  and  interac8ve  resource  “My  laptop  rules”:  hip://bit.ly/mylaptoprules    
  26. 26. EVALUATION  of     DER  NSW  
  27. 27. EvaluaBon  Reference  Group:   – wide  membership   – directed  the  evaluaBon  External  evaluator     – Dr  Sarah  Howard  UoW   – 2010Baseline  survey  and  case  studies   –  year  9  and  teachers    Re-­‐surveyed  aGer  one  year  
  28. 28. Digital  Ci8zenship  
  29. 29.  “Children  and  young  people  need  to  be  empowered  to  keep  themselves  safe    –    this  isn’t  just  about  a  top-­‐down  approach.  Children  will  be  children  -­‐  pushing  boundaries  and  taking  risks.  At  a  public  swimming  pool  we  have  gates,  have  lifeguards  and  shallow  ends,  but  we  also  teach  children  how  to  swim.”      -­‐  Dr  Tanya  Byron  
  30. 30. Why  digital  ci8zenship?  •  Emerging  as  a  worldwide  concern  •  Social  networking  is  part  of  everyday  life  •  Cyberbullying  and  other  online  risks  •  Also  empowering  •  Schools  have  a  role  in  educa8ng  students   on  safe,  ethical  and  responsible  online   behaviours          good  real  world  ci8zens  
  31. 31. Interna8onal  and  Australian   Approaches  •  Budd:e      Australian  Department  of  Broadband,   Communica8on  and  the  Digital  Economy  •  CYBER(SMART:)       Australian  Communica8ons  and  Media   Authority    •  Think  You  Know      Australian  Federal  Police   and  MicrosoX  Australia    •  Safer  internet    European  Union    
  32. 32.  •  Think  You  Know      Australian  Federal   Police  and  MicrosoX  Australia    •  NETSAFE      New  Zealand  cyber  safety   resource  kit  and  cyberci6zenship  grid    •  MyBytes        by  MicrosoX  •  Digizen.org          UK    •  Dr  Mike  Ribble  in  the  USA  
  33. 33. Domains  and  Themes  
  34. 34. Trial  and  Evalua8on  •  CLI  produced  teaching  resources:  hip://www.digitalci8zenship.nsw.edu.au/  •  Trialled  in  5  schools  end  of  2010    •  Students  given  access  to  SN  sites  when   off  school  premises  •  Site  hits:  Facebook  75.9%    YouTube   19.9%  
  35. 35. Knowledge  Outcomes  Over  70%  of  students  agreed  or  strongly  agreed  that,  as  a  result  of  the  lessons,  they  know  more  about:    •  the  need  for  on-­‐line  security  (77%)  •  how  to  be  more  secure  online  (72%)  •   how  to  make  passwords  more  secure  (76%)  •  the  potenBal  benefits  of  social  networking,   chatrooms  and  file  sharing  sites  (75%)  •  steps  to  take  before  joining  such  sites  (73%)  •  how  to  use  security  seengs  on  social  network  sites   (73%)  •  cyber  bullying  and  harassment  (71%)  
  36. 36. Between  60%  and  70%  of  respondents  agreed  or  strongly  agreed  that,  as  a  result  of  the  lessons,  they  know  more  about:    •  the  need  to  build  a  posiBve  digital  footprint   (68%)  •  neBquege  (63%)  •  social  media  markeBng  (68%)  
  37. 37. Behavioural  Outcomes  Between  60%  and  80%  agreed  or  strongly  agreed  that,  as  a  result  of  the  lessons,  they  would  be  more  careful  about:     – neBquege     – their  digital  footprint.      
  38. 38. Over  80%  of  students  agreed  or  strongly  agreed  that,  as  a  result  of  the  lessons,  they  will  be  more  careful  about:    •  On-­‐line  security  (86%)  •  Password  security  (88%)  •  Security  seeng  on  social  network  sites  (90%)  •  Using  chat  rooms  (81%)  •  Giving  personal  informaBon  (88%)  
  39. 39. Students  Comments  •  “It  did  help  me  with  online  banking  safety.”  •  “When  I  went  home  aRer  the  lessons,  I  did  check  my   Facebook  seSngs  to  see  what  they  were  and  I  did   change  some  things.”  •  “It  made  me  change  all  my  passwords!”  •  “I  think  I  was  already  safe,  but  I  think  everyone   checked  because  they  were  more  aware.”  •  “I  am  now  more  careful  with  the  things  I  write/ comments.”  
  40. 40. One  parent  commented  that:  •  “I  use  Facebook  etc  and  aRer  my  daughter   had  done  the  Digital  CiVzenship  lessons,  she   came  home  and  asked  me  about  my  seSngs.   She  told  me  “that  everyone  in  the  world   could  access  my  informaVon”,  so  she   changed  all  my  privacy  seSngs  for  me.  I   thought  that  was  very  good.”  
  41. 41. Digital  Educa8on  Revolu8on  >>  NSW  –  TSO  Project  Manager  
  42. 42. NSW  DEPARTMENT  OF  EDUCATION  AND  TRAINING   Digital  EducaBon  RevoluBon  –  NSW   Technology  Support  Model   August  2011   61  
  43. 43. •  How  do  you  support  250,000  laptops?          1.  Consulta8on  and  Modelling  2.  Delivery  3.  Challenges  4.  Building  the  team  5.  Where  are  we  now?    Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     62  
  44. 44.           Consulta8on  and   Modelling      Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     63  
  45. 45. •  What  happened  next?        • Consulta8on  with  NSW  SPC,  Regional  ITMs  and  Schools  to     define  a  support  model   • TSO  Staffing  models  were  presented  to  the  Program  Control   Board  (PCB)  and  a  compromise  model  was  selected   • The  PCB  promoted  the  need  for  as  many  full  8me  TSOs  in   schools  as  possible   • The  PCB  understood  the  need  for  a  Regional  Support   Structure  for  the  TSOs   • The  line  management  of  the  TSOs  will  be  by  the  school   Principal     Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     64  
  46. 46. •  What  was  agreed?        • Each  High  and  Central  school  with  more  than  100  Year  9  to     12  students  should  receive  one  full  8me  TSO   • If  a  High  or  Central  school  has  more  than  800  students  in   years  9  to  12  they  would  be  en8tled  to  addi8onal  TSOs   • If  a  High  or  Central  school  has  less  than  100  students  in   years  9  to  12  then  they  would  be  en8tled  to  a  part  8me  (or   share  of  a)  TSO   • SSPs  who  decide  to  take  10  or  more  laptops  would  be   en8tled  to  a  part  8me  (or  share  of  a)  TSO   • If  a  SSP  chooses  to  receive  less  than  10  laptops  then   support  would  be  provided  by  the  Regional  Support  Staff  or   by  a  neighbouring  TSO   Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     65  
  47. 47. •  What  was  the  model?           School   Regional  IT   Principal   DERNSW   Regional   Manager   DERNSW   Regional  TSOs   School  based   Part  Time  or   TSO   travelling  TSOs   Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     66  
  48. 48. •  How  many?           Clerk GS SSP (FTE) (Exc. Clerk DER R DER R Region   Additional)   T-TSOs   GS   TSOs   Mgr   Cadets   Hunter/Central Coast   53   0.4   0.8   5   1   5   Illawarra and South 40   0.4   0.8   East   4   1   5   New England   18   4.4   0   4   1   5   North Coast   43   1.6   0.8   4   1   5   Northern Sydney   40   0.4   0.4   4   1   5   Riverina   26   6.4   0.4   5   1   5   South Western Sydney   68   0   1.6   6   1   5   Sydney   51   0   1.2   5   1   5   Western NSW   32   9.2   0.4   5   1   5   Western Sydney   52   0.8   1.2   5   1   5   Grand Total   423   23.6   7.6   47   10   50   Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     67  
  49. 49.           Delivery      Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     68  
  50. 50. •  Recruitment        1.    Recruitment  of  the  DER-­‐NSW  Regional  Managers  2.  Recruitment  of  DER-­‐NSW  Regional  TSOs  3.  Recruitment  for  Phase  1  school  based  TSOs  (423)  4.  Recruitment  for  Phase  2  school  based  TSOs  and   Travel  TSOs  5.  Recruitment  of  Cadets  (10  yr  1,  40  yr  2  and  3)  6.  Gap  filling      Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     69  
  51. 51. •  2009  Time  Line      •   Early  May  –  Regional  posi8ons  offered  as  Career  Development     Opportuni8es   • Early  June  –  Phase  1  TSO  posi8ons  adver8sed   • Late  June  –  Gap  filling  for  any  Regional  Posi8ons  not  filled   • July  –  Selec8on  and  Interviewing  of  Phase  1  TSOs   • August  –  Phase  1  TSOs  take  up  post  and  Gap  filling  recruitment   • August  –  Phase  2  TSOs  posi8ons  adver8sed   • September  –  Selec8on  and  Interviewing  of  Phase  2  TSOs   • October  –  Phase  2  (and  gap  filling)  TSOs  take  up  post     Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009       70  
  52. 52. •  Phase  1  Recruitment   •     L  argest  recruitment  every  undertaken  by  the  department     in  the  8meframe   • Adverts  in  82  Regional  newspapers     • TAFE  colleges  engaged.     • Flyers  and  posters  printed         A  total  of  3,988  applicaBons  received  for  423  posiBons   Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     71  
  53. 53. •  Challenges          Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     72  
  54. 54. •  Challenges          Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     73  
  55. 55. •  Other  important  factors      The  following  are  all  essen8al  to  the  success  of    the  DER-­‐NSW  Technology  Support  Model.  •  Opera8onal  Support  Guide  •  Resource  Management  U8lity  •  Incident  and  Problem  Flows  •  Central  guidance  and  instruc8on  –   delivery  of  standards       Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     74  
  56. 56. •  Where  we  were  at  the  end  of  2009…        •  State-­‐wide  team  established  •  Some  vacancies  •  Full  complement  of  DER-­‐NSW  Regional   teams  •  Team  fully  inducted  •  89,000  laptops  in  schools  •  Published  version  1  of  the  OSG  •  First  draX  of  RMU  and  Incident  Flows     Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     75  
  57. 57.           2010      Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     76  
  58. 58. Building  the  team…        •  Bi-­‐weekly  VC  mee8ngs  •  Bi-­‐monthly  face  to  face  mee8ngs  •  A  real  state-­‐wide  team  •  A  diverse  range  of  skills  •  Full  engagement  and  commitment  •  On-­‐board  and  commiied  Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     77  
  59. 59. DER-­‐NSW  Regional  Managers        •  Support  schools  like  never  before  •  Significant  improvement  in   rela8onships  with  Principals  and   Schools  •  Guidance  and  support  has  been   recognised    “the  DER  Regional  team  must  be  sustained”   Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     78  
  60. 60. DER-­‐NSW  Regional  Managers        •  TSO  Performance  Reviews  •  Holiday  training  and  induc8on  •  Interface  between  Regional  IT  and   schools  •  Decision  making  group  moving   forward    Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     79  
  61. 61. DER-­‐NSW  Regional  TSOs      Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     80  
  62. 62. School  based  TSOs        •  Created  a  network  across  NSW  •  All  working  towards  the  same  goal  •  Helped  bridge  the  gap  between   Regional  IT  and  schools  •  Provides  an  IT  support  services  for   schools  (many  for  the  first  8me)  •  Resource  for  teachers  and  students  •  Respected  members  of  school  staff     Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009       81  
  63. 63. Key  resources      •  TSOs  talk  laptops  •  The  DIF  Forum  •  Sharing  of  Good  Prac8ce  Intranet  Site       Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     82  
  64. 64. So…  Where  are  we  now?  •   A  commiied  state-­‐wide  team    •  Every  school  with  support  •  A  dedicated  and  valued  Regional  Support   Structure  •  Communica8on  strategy  in  place  and  working   well  •  Governance  groups  setup  and  ready  to  go  •  Development  groups  mee8ng  and  progressing  •  Huge  number  of  lessons  learnt     Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009       83  
  65. 65. The  TSO  Structure  is  so  much  more  than  TSOs    •    Locked  down  build  •  Common  Infrastructure  •  Common  Posi8on  Descrip8on  •  Dedicated  Regional  support  team  •  The  OSG  •  State-­‐wide  training  •  The  Forum  •  TSO  Dashboard  •  And  TSO  Console  in  the  future……..  Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     84  
  66. 66. The  TSOP  Review    •  Survey  of  all  involved:     –  TSOs,  Principals,  RTSOs,  RMs,  RITMs  •  Ini8al  results  show:   –  93%  of  Principals  Strongly  Agree  or  Agree  the  appointment   of  a  school-­‐based  TSO  was  the  best  solu8on   –  97%  of  Principals  Agree  or  Strongly  Agree  the  employment   of  the  TSO  has  made  the  DER-­‐NSW  Program  successful.   –  92%  of  TSOs  strongly  agree  or  agree  that  they  are  a  valued   member  of  staff.   –  88%  of  TSOs  stated  they  spend  between  70  –  100%  of  their   8me  on  DER-­‐NSW  related  tasks  with  41%  providing   ‘occasional’  support  to  neighbouring  schools.       Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     85  
  67. 67.    Digital  Efor Learningevolu8on  –  NSW   Laptops duca8on  R May  2009     86  
  68. 68. Digital  Educa8on  Revolu8on  >>  NSW  –    Professional  Learning  and  Curriculum  Support  Team  
  69. 69. Early  consulta8on   Secondary  Principals  Council   Surveys  of  teachers  and  leaders  The  Test  Drive  in  3  schools  
  70. 70. a  focus  on  the  pedagogy,  not  soXware  training   maintaining  a  KLA  focus   mee8ng  individual  needs   taking  small,  achievable  steps  8me  for  learning  
  71. 71. a  clear  shared  school  vision   professional  learning  plans  for  teaching  and  learning   and  school  structures  for  with  laptops   implementa8on  an  understanding  of  best   quality  curriculum  support  prac8ce  in  a  technology  and   materials  with  embedded  laptop  rich  environment   technology  learning  tools  regional  structures  and   professional  networks  and  programs  to  support   online  support  professional  learning  
  72. 72. “The  focus  will  never  be  on  the  technology.  Rather  it’s  the  pedagogy  that  counts.  It’s  worth  keeping  in  mind  that  laptops  are  only  a  tool.  They’re  at  our  disposal  to  make  learning  easier,  and  more  enjoyable  and  meaningful  for  children.”  (Holmes,  2008)  
  73. 73. Budget  to  Regions   • To  build  professional  learning  links  and  programs  Budget  to  Schools   • To  enable  schools  to  offer  flexible  structures  and  programs  Leader  and  teacher   • Curriculum  K-­‐12  Directorate  (CK-­‐12D)   professional   • Centre  for  Learning  Innova8on  (CLI),  TaLE   • Professional  Learning  and  Leadership  Development  Directorate   learning  programs   (PLLDD)   and  resources   • AGQTP,  Intel  Teach,  Macquarie  ICT  Centre  
  74. 74. Funding  as   per  schools  in   region   Push  out   Posi8on   state  based   decisions   resources   autonomous   and  support   to  regions   Regional   Support  Implement   for   Structure   Doied  line   responsibility  sustainable   to  state   change     Plan   according  to   Touch  each   regional   school     needs  
  75. 75. Clear  shared  vision  for   Futures  visioning  and  teaching  and  learning   empowering  of  all  to  with  laptops   lead  Professional  Learning   Flexible  needs  based  Plans,  structures  and   and  dynamic  evalua8on   Building  real  learning  Parent  and  community   and  consulta8on  partnerships   opportuni8es  
  76. 76. Teachers  devise  student  centric  programs  of  learning  that  address  agreed  curriculum  standards  and  employ  contemporary  learning  resources  and  ac8vi8es   DER  Strategic  Plan  ,  Canberra  What  support  do  teachers  need  to  achieve  this?  
  77. 77. Integra8ng  ICT  into  teaching   Laptop  classroom  management  and  learning  Accessing  DER-­‐NSW  support   Digital  literacy  skills  material   Using  1  or  2  applica8ons  well   to  enhance  teaching  and   learning  and  build  on  these   skills  
  78. 78. Ac8on   Learning  and   Research   Self-­‐paced   ‘How  to’   learning  –   videos…   online   resources   Professional   Learning   Mentoring  eg  ‘Step  by  step’   lesson   Strategies   teachers  and   students/  building  with   Peer   examples   Coaching   ‘Expert’  /   early   adopters   Shadowing   leading   teams  
  79. 79. The  Plant,  conquer  and   Tyranny  of  Distance,  divide   web  tools  Piggy  Back,  focussed   Elbow  to  elbow,  skills   listening  Champions,  creeping   Building  teams,  peer  lateralism   coaching  Ac8on  Learning,   Communi8es,  school  Lighthouse   visits   Project  Based  Learning,  Tools  and  Toolboxes   Differen8a8on  
  80. 80. Master  Trainer  Peer  Coach  Facilitator   Peer  Coach   Teacher  Par8cipant  
  81. 81. Liile  ‘l’  leaders  Dense  and  sustainable  Uses  funding  well  Pedagogy  focus  Compliments  exis8ng  systems  
  82. 82. Complexity:  •  New  ICT  leadership   versus  old  ICT  leadership  •  Communica8ons  •  Distributed  leadership  •  Change  management  •  Variable  value  of  21st   Century  Learning  
  83. 83. Campfire,  Watering  hole  and  the  Cave  hip://biancahewes.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/archetypal-­‐learning-­‐spaces/  
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  88. 88. NSWDEC  Curriculum  and  Learning  Innova8on  Centre  Team  
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