Archive for June 2017

Star of the Sea teachers are changing how they work

Teachers at Star of the Sea Rockingham are using Teams to chat online, post notices and share ideas. Teams is a new CEWA 365 app that allows teachers to share documents and chat in the one place. Teachers are referring to Teams as the one-stop shop. “It’s become our everyday noticeboard and it’s got rid…

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Q&A: Sacred Heart roll out CEWA 365 for students

Michael Chiera, Director of Learning Technologies and Innovation at Sacred Heart College in Sorrento, has just rolled out CEWA 365 at his school. As an experienced integrator of technologies, we asked him to share his knowledge: Who did you roll CEWA 365 out with? Why did you make that choice? I tested the Office 365…

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C’mon teachers: Just Start IT

The Teaching and Learning team have come together with Just Start IT to develop a project based learning program designed to help Year 10 students develop entrepreneurial skills. Just Start IT is a mentorship program created for students to create and develop marketable ideas from concept to product. These can then be used to create…

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He can fix your digital identity crisis

If you are having a digital identity crisis, you’ll want to talk to Cameron Zivcovic. Cameron is a hired tech-gun from Empired – one of CEWA’s major partners in the LEADing Light’s project – and one of his jobs is to ensure you have one identity, digitally speaking. Cameron enjoys working on the LEADing Lights’…

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LEADing Lights webinars for teachers

LEADing Lights’ webinars for teachers As the CEWA 365 rollout begins for students, there are some mixed feelings in the air. Many of our educators are thrilled at the potential being unlocked, but others can be excused for feeling a little anxiety. Sure, you’ve got your credentials, you’ve read the updates and the newsletters- But…

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Why do we need to roll out CEWA 365 to students?

CEWA has more than 25 schools gearing up to roll out CEWA 365 when students return from the holidays. Even if you are not planning to use CEWA 365 immediately, we need you to select a time to get your students their CEWA 365 identities. As soon as you’ve enabled CEWA 365 for students, students…

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LEADing Digital Transformation: Infant Jesus School, Morley

Whether you are stepping into the iLab, a brilliant contemporary learning space adjoining the library, or just watching  students naturally using technology to augment their learning, there’s a hunger for innovation and transformation at Infant Jesus School, Morley. How do you create a culture that has so many innovators, I ask Infant Jesus’ Principal Paul…

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Kearnan College grade six students embrace CEWA 365

Students at Kearnan College, Manjimup, are saying yes to CEWA 365. Principal Jason Meynall put his hand up to be a proof of concept school and feedback from the Year 6s has been terrific. Catherine, Year 6, writes: “Office 365 is amazing. It lets you go to all the Microsoft pages…all in one place. It…

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The digital wisdom is in the system

How do you lead a digital school? That’s what 50 Principals and their IT leads sought to find out at Studio Curious this week. Kicking off the day was Chisolm Catholic College alumni, David Castelanelli, 18, already an entrepreneur. David emphasised the need to make digital and entrepreneurial skills an integral part of the curriculum. Everyone…

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CEWA leaders spy the future at EduTech

A number of CEWA teachers made the trip East for the EduTech conference in Sydney last week. EduTech is Australia’s largest technology and education conference and it attracts big names in education including Professor Carol Dweck, Lewis & Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology and Abdul Chohan, Director of Development, Essa Academy. Lucie Rice, Deputy Principal,…

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