Aims and Objectives

You will learn how to lead your digital school to ICT greatness by effectively facilitating and developing goals and policies that demonstrate principles and practices that will engage students in learning and increase attainment levels in student ICT capability.

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Increased my understanding of my role


"This course increased my understanding of my new role as ICT Coordinator. I learned what my responsibilities are going to be, how to be effective at it, and what strategies to stay connected and empathetic towards the teachers I will be leading and how not to lose sight on our purpose of empowering students to become effective 21st century learners. Thanks to ICTE and Michael Hilkemeijer for their support and attention."

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Course Qualities

  • Self-Paced

    This course is self-paced and you can do it anytime and anywhere. Learn and apply it in your own teaching and learning environment.

  • Curriculum Aligned

    This course uses examples from the Australian Curriculum Science learning area.

  • Classroom ready

    This course is designed to be implemented within your own teaching and learning environment. It encourages the application of theories and strategies learned.

What you will learn

  • 1


    • A message from your instructor

    • How to get the most from this course?

    • Before we begin...

    • Why do schools need ICT leaders like yourself?

    • Let's begin with the basics

    • Analyse the Situation

    • Self-Audit

    • Exclusive Offer you don't want to miss!!!!

  • 2

    How to link School ICT Policy to Practice?

    • Current perceptions and expectations of ICT leaders

    • Making a start

    • Connecting Pedagogies

    • How to jump over barriers towards successful leadership?

    • How to improve your effectiveness as a leader?

    • Promoting a culture of Lasting Change

    • Clarifying your Goals

    • Becoming an effective communicator

    • Developing personal skills

    • How to create outstanding meetings?

    • What do you need to know about Teacher competence in ICT?

  • 3

    School ICT Policy Development

    • Why have a school ICT Policy?

    • What are the ICT policies in teaching and learning?

    • A Whole School approach

    • Strategic Planning for Schools

    • Developing an ICT-Infused strategic plan for schools

    • Developing the Plan

    • Recommended Structure of ICT Policy

    • Tips for Writing the ICT Policy

  • 4

    School ICT Strategic planning

    • School ICT Policy Action plan

  • 5

    Vision and Mission Statements

    • Developing the Plan

    • Vision Statements

    • Developing Technology Vision Statements for Schools

    • Sharing perspectives in ICT Integration

    • Eliminating Obstacles

    • Sharing Examples

    • Mission Statements

    • Drafting your Mission Statement

  • 6

    Managing and Monitoring your ICT Policy

    • Managing and Monitoring the ICT Policy

    • Managing Progress

  • 7

    Staff Development of ICT Capability

    • Developing Teacher ICT Capability

    • Understanding the need for CPD for Teachers

    • Planning Staff Development Days (Inservice preparation)

    • What makes effective ICT Professional Development?

    • Conducting Staff Development Days for Teachers

    • Evaluating your performance

    • Developing your own Capabilities in ICT as a Leader in Education

    • Developing ICT Capable Senior Management

    • Module Reflection

  • 8

    Protecting the Digital Child

    • Digital Citizenship

    • E-safety for All

    • Cyber bullying

    • Module Reflection

  • 9

    Next step

    • More resources for you

Meet your Instructor

Director/Course Facilitator

Michael Hilkemeijer

As a teacher for over 15 years, Michael has taught and learned about the effective use of technology in education through his teaching practices and studies. He has a Masters in Education (ICTE) that focuses on effective instructional design and for over the past 8 years he has studied literature and case studies on the art of successful technology integration in education - the development of ICT capability. Through this process, he has written many articles, both online and in national magazines on the best practices for teachers in early childhood and primary education to develop ICT capability. One of which is the continual support of teachers in their professional learning.

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