Craigieburn Secondary College endeavours to create a learning environment where every student can achieve their fullest potential. We aim to promote confident learners who are curious and creative who can solve problems using a variety of tools. As part of this commitment, the College is integrating the use of student Netbook computers into the classrooms and the embedding of digital literacy and e-learning practices across all key learning areas. Students at the College will become effective global learners in multiple real and virtual arenas.
The One-to-One Netbook Program will provide a wealth of rich educational resources and tools, that when used effectively, will deliver very positive teaching and learning outcomes. Each student will have a portable Netbook that will link them to their teachers, learning communities, multimedia software and online tools & resources.
With the connected mobile device, students will have enhanced communication opportunities with their teachers and peers. This will allow the student to seek feedback regarding learning opportunities and activities, participate in synchronous and asynchronous learning and have anywhere, anytime access to documents, projects, revision tasks and evidence of their learning. The One-to-One Netbook program will create expanded learning opportunities that are active and student-centred.
The Department of Education and Training (DET) recommends appropriate and safe use of their student allocated netbooks. The document linked below aims to provide information about the policies and guidelines that inform the proper use and care of the student netbooks. It highlights potential issues and expectations of Netbook use, as through the use of explicit guidelines, advice and support, the exposure of students to potential problems can be minimised.