Embedding digital technologies at Algester
use iPads, laptops, desktops and interactive boards to
learning. From 2018, every classroom in Algester Primary School, has been a shared iPad classroom, where every student will have their own BYOD iPad or access to a shared school device between two students.
School Digital Technologies Vision (PDF, 544KB)
who share school devices are not permitted to take them home. Our
experience is that transformational learning only occurs when students have
access to their own devices so all parents are encouraged to provide a device
for their children to use at school and at home.
Algester State School has been recognised by the Metropolitan Education Region as a
leader in this field and is part of the #qldtechschools program. Algester State School has also been acknowledged by Apple Education for its creativity and innovation by being awarded the honour of being an Apple Distinguished School.
Primary School takes much pride in being one of the first schools in the Region
to be implementing the Australian Curriculum's Digital and Design Technologies
Learning Areas across the school. We are confidently preparing your
children for a future of work that strongly embraces technology and the 21st
century learning skills of collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving
and innovation. Our approach for embedding digital pedagogies in learning looks like:
All students are required to have a signed Internet Access Agreement upon
enrolment at our school.