St Benedict’s we have a thorough and well-supported technology plan that helps
students become more effective, critical and knowledgeable learners. Through the use of 1 - 1 and class shared
devices students get to experience a plethora of learning experiences across
the curriculum while learning about the ethical and legal responsibilities that
come with these devices.
the privileges that these devices afford our students come responsibilities
that are clearly articulated in our Acceptable Technology use documents. Students are provided with education on
Digital Citizenship and use different devices, apps and software to fulfil the
requirements set out in the Australian Curriculum. Our teachers plan, with the General
Capabilities in mind, while incorporating the skills, knowledge and
understandings that are required to be effective learners in our digital world.
ensure students get the most out of their experiences and that the devices are
cared for effectively we emphasise the point that school devices are to be used
for educational purposes. This extends
to the network, Internet and all equipment that students use on a daily basis
at our school.
have been set out in the Acceptable Usage documentation and infringements have
been sorted according to severity. These
range from partial loss of devices to total confiscation and even
suspension. We believe it is imperative,
for safety and sustainability, that all students follow the WALK as it relates
to this area of the curriculum.
encourage all parents and students alike, to read the relevant documentation
and ensure that they abide by the policy to empower all users to get the most
out of these devices.