Archive for May 2017

Taking EdVantage: CEWA’s new staff rewards app

It’s one of the most frequently used aphorisms in business; “Employees are a company’s greatest asset.” And it’s true. Here at CEWA, our staff are far and away our greatest resource, and without the hard work of each and every one of you, our system wouldn’t be what it is today. In the last few…

Read More

LEADing Lights connects with Principals from the Bunbury Diocese

Representatives from the LEADing Lights team headed to Yallingup for a CEWA Leader’s Collaborative Day with the principals of schools in the Bunbury diocese. The team demonstrated and explained a few of the services and tools LEADing Lights provides, and attendees were excited to learn more and see how these could be adapted for use…

Read More

CEWA and the Wannacry ransomware breach

Over the weekend, you probably heard something about the “Wannacry” attacks. If you didn’t, Wannacry was a widespread international cyber-attack using what’s called “ransomware”, a computer virus which encrypts your files and demands payment to unlock them. A lot of high-profile organisations around the world took hits over the weekend, with attacks affecting the National…

Read More

Virtual Schools (VISN) meet again!

This week the Virtual School Network (VISN) held another two-day seminar to preview new tools and resources and further design and plan interactive courses. Hot on the agenda this seminar was the need to discuss issues such as copyright and authentic and personalised learning. Participants stated that the practicality of the program was becoming clearer…

Read More

Internet bandwidth improvements

As part of LEADing Lights’ commitment to optimising ICT services and striving to deliver equitable resources across our system, we are pleased to let you know that the CEWA Digital Strategy and Delivery Team are in the process of upgrading internet bandwidth services to all schools at no additional cost. A number of test schools have…

Read More

Pedagogical Pilot Project celebrates CEWA teachers

The CEWA Pedagogical Pilot Project met on Thursday May 18 for the third time in 2017 to explore how schools could realise their Annual School Improvement Plan through deepening learning and leveraging digital technologies. Presenters from across the system, including innovation champions Mitzi Phoebe, Infant Jesus,  Ryan von Bergheim, St Thomas’, Mike Morris and colleagues from…

Read More

Win an iPad through Curiosity Academy

Curiosity Academy is CEWA’s professional learning platform. It sits on the software platform called Claned. This is why some people have taken to calling it Claned. You can log in to Curiosity Academy using your CEWA 365 credentials here . You can also login to Curiosity Academy using the Claned tile in the all apps section of your CEWA 365 portal.…

Read More

Digital Literacy School Grant win for Servite College

Servite College was just one of fifty four schools across Australia to win a first round national Digital Literacy School Grant. The Digital Literacy School Grants is an initiative under the Inspiring all Australians in Digital Literacy and STEM measure of the National Innovation and Science Agenda. Grants of between $10,000 and $50,000 are available…

Read More

The Playbooks are back and better!

The quickest way to learn about LEADing Lights, CEWA 365 and Curiosity Academy is to download our revamped Playbooks. There’s a revised Teacher Playbook and a new Principal Playbook The Teacher Playbooks tell you everything you need to know about LEADing Lights. It explains what LEADing Lights is, why it is here and how you can…

Read More

Teachers take on CEWA 365

CEWA 365 launched on April 3. If you are still getting your head around it, think of it as your best apps available online, anywhere you go. All CEWA staff can log onto CEWA 365 at http://portal.cewa.edu.au. You will need your new CEWA email address: preferredname.surname@cewa.edu.au  On April 21, over 70 teachers joined The Digital Transformation Team…

Read More