Overview Of Ultranet Functionality


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Overview Of Ultranet Functionality

  1. 1. Overview of Ultranet Functionality <br />Term 1, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Purpose<br />To provide <br />a high level overview of Ultranet functionality to be delivered for<br />teachers<br />students<br />parents<br />the planned implementation schedule.<br />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.<br />
  3. 3. Vision<br />What is the Ultranet?<br />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. <br />It will establish a schools environment for the future that improves the educational outcomes of all Victorians.<br />The Ultranet will be delivered to all Victorian government schools by the end of Term 3, 2010.<br />
  4. 4. Vision<br />online, 24/7 anywhere access for students, parents & teachers<br />a continuous record of student learning progress over time<br />student information for personalised curriculum planning & delivery<br />opportunities for students to take greater responsibility for their learning<br />facilitated knowledge transfer for teachers & sharing across the State<br />a contemporary looking system & customised for Victoria<br />Web 2.0 tools for teachers & students to collaborate within & across schools<br />leading practice in online curriculum planning, delivery & assessment<br />The Ultranet will deliver…<br />
  5. 5. Context<br />Ultranet – A tool for school improvement <br />The Ultranet will support school improvement by strengthening:<br /><ul><li>Student Learning</li></ul>Personalised curriculum<br />Student self evaluation and reflection<br />Ongoing achievement records<br />Access to digital resources<br /><ul><li>Student Pathways and Transitions</li></ul>Continuous student records<br />Learning portfolios<br />Improved pathways advice<br /><ul><li>Student Engagement and Wellbeing</li></ul>Contemporary learning space - connecting students to learning anywhere, anytime<br />Engaging and collaborative Web 2.0 tools<br />A safe online space<br />Online tracking of attendance<br />
  6. 6. Context<br />Provides a window into the learning and growth of each learner and a platform to plan from<br />Ultranet guides the construction of rigorous and relevant learning<br />A safe space to be known and to learn with others<br />Students, teachers, parents, schools and systems connect and collaborate<br />Enables ongoing monitoring and intervention<br />Captures and communicates the school’s core purpose and beliefs<br />Transparency of practice and interaction<br />Ease of monitoring and increasing expectation about quality of practice and progress<br />Effective Schools and School Improvement <br />“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.”<br />Principal R&D School<br />