ICT to Enhance Learning

This page provides an overview of the online tools that teachers use as part of their learning programs. Some tools are used by specific subjects or learning areas, and their use will therefore depend on each student’s learning program. For further information, please contact the College’s IT Services team (at helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au) or the staff member indicated for subject specific tools.

Purpose for Use

Class Dojo is used by the College’s Base Camp program to document student learning achievements in the form of a digital portfolio. Students use a personalised login provided by their teacher to log in at the URL:   https://student.classdojo.com/#/login 

Terms of Use and Privacy

The Class Dojo terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses student first and last name for identification purposes. It also has the capacity to store images of students.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of Class Dojo is mandated as part of the platform’s terms of use. If you have not received a consent form please contact Sara Fletcher.

Purpose for Use

Education Perfect is used in Languages classes to strengthen and consolidate listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar.   

Terms of Use and Privacy

The Education Perfect terms of use can be accessed on the Education Perfect website (https://epforschool.com/en/languages/). Direct links are not provided as they link to PDF documents which may be updated at any time.

Education Perfect uses student first and last name for identification purposes. The site also collects each student’s BSE user ID and class allocation for tracking of student/class achievement. 

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of the Education Perfect is mandated as part of the platform’s terms of use. If you have not received a consent form please contact your child’s Language’s teacher.

Purpose for Use

The Google Apps for Education Suite [aka: GAFE] is collection of tools developed by Google. For detailed information about GAFE, visit: https://edu.google.com/

Students access GAFE tools using their BSE email and password. Each individual tool has a unique access link at which they are required to log in using their BSE credentials.

Terms of Use and Privacy

The site’s terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses each user’s first name and surname for identification purposes and their BSE email for login and notifications.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of GAFE is considered ‘opt-out’ under the DET Privacy Policy. To inform the College that you wish for your child/children to opt-out of using GAFE, please contact: helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au

Purpose for Use

The College’s Mathematics program in Years 7 to 9 utilises Maths Pathway, an online learning platform that creates a fully personalised numeracy program for each student. The College uses Maths Pathway to enhance differentiation and explicit teaching whilst catering for the learning needs of all students. Students access the site using a personalised URL and password provided by their teacher.    

Terms of Use and Privacy

The Maths Pathways privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses student first name for identification purposes (and the first letter of the surname for students with the same first name). Each student’s BSE user ID is linked into their account to enable efficient tracking of student data.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of the Maths Pathways platform is considered ‘opt-out’ under the DET Privacy Policy. To inform the College that you wish for your child/children to opt-out of using Maths Pathways, please contact: helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au

Purpose for Use

Musescore is used to create, play back and print beautiful sheet music. It is used by students in the College’s Music program. Students access Noteflight using their BSE email and password at the website: https://musescore.com/

Terms of Use and Privacy

Musescore’s terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses first name and surname for identification purposes and BSE email for login and notifications.

Consent Requirements

Musescore requires that users under 18 years of age have parent consent to use the platform. Please contact your child’s teacher if you are yet to receive the permission form.

Purpose for Use

Noteflight is an online music writing application that lets you create, view, print and hear professional quality music notation. It is used by students in the College’s Music program. Students access Noteflight using their BSE email and password at the website: https://www.noteflight.com/

Terms of Use and Privacy

Noteflights’s terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses first name and surname for identification purposes and BSE email for login and notifications.

Consent Requirements

Noteflight requires that users under 18 years of age have parent consent to use the platform. Please contact your child’s teacher if you are yet to receive the permission form.

Purpose for Use

The Office 365 Suite [aka: O365] is collection of tools developed by Microsoft. For detailed information about O365, visit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/products/office

Students access O365 tools using their BSE email and password. Each individual tool has a unique access link at which they are required to log in using their BSE credentials.

Terms of Use and Privacy

Office 365’s terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses first name and surname for identification purposes and BSE email for login and notifications.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of Office 365 is considered ‘opt-out’ under the DET Privacy Policy. To inform the College that you wish for your child/children to opt-out of using O365, please contact: helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au

Purpose for Use

The OnGuard Safety Training website is used to develop students’ knowledge of safety risks when working in technology based practical areas (e.g. woods, metals, plastics). Students access the site using login details provided by the classroom teacher. The URL to access the site is: https://www.onguardsafety.com.au/

Terms of Use and Privacy

OnGuard’s terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses first name and surname for identification purposes in order to certify user completion of training.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of OnGuard is considered ‘opt-out’ under the DET Privacy Policy. To inform the College that you wish for your child/children to opt-out of usingOnGuard, please contact: helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au

Purpose for Use

The College utilises ‘Progressive Achievement Testing’ developing by the Australian Council for Educational Research to assist with gaining greater insight into the reading and numeracy abilities of our students. These tests assist teachers to review and refine their learning programs and assist with validating teacher judgements on student performance. Students access the platform through a link in BSE Virtual (to https://oars.acer.edu.au/bendigo-south-east-college/) and log in using their BSE student ID and password.

Terms of Use and Privacy

The terms of use for the PAT platform can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses student name for identification purposes. Student date of birth and gender are also collected for the purpose of performing normative data analysis. The gender/DOB data is anonymised when used.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of the PAT platform is considered ‘opt-in’ under the DET Privacy Policy. Please contact your child’s teacher if you are yet to receive the permission form.

Purpose for Use

Stile is the College’s primary platform for the delivery of learning content and resouces. The site is used regularly by students to download learning resources, to upload completed learning tasks and to lesson plans/overviews created by BSE staff or referenced from the Stile lesson libary. Student access Stile using their BSE email and password at the website: https://stileapp.com/login.

Terms of Use and Privacy

The site’s terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses each user’s first name and surname for identification purposes and their BSE email for login and notifications. Information collected within Stile is only accessible by the staff member(s) linked into each particular subject.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of Stile is considered ‘opt-out’ under the DET Privacy Policy. To inform the College that you wish for your child/children to opt-out of using Stile, please contact: helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au

Purpose for Use

The College’s Athlete Development Program utilises ‘Visual Coach Pro’ [VCP ]to distribute personalised physical training programs to student athletes. Students use a personalised login to access their training program.   

Terms of Use and Privacy

The VCP terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses student first and last name for identification purposes. The site can collect a significant volume of personal data, however none of this data is inputted or required in the way that the ADP team use the platform.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of the VCP platform is considered ‘opt-out’ under the DET Privacy Policy. To inform the College that you wish for your child/children to opt-out of using VCP please contact: helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au

Purpose for Use

ZapWorks is used by students to be creative and tells stories using Augmented Reality [AR]. Using the ZapWorks ecosystem, students can rapidly build, publish, analyze and scale immersive AR experiences across the complete customer journey. Students access ZapWorks using their BSE email and password at the website:   https://zap.works/

Terms of Use and Privacy

ZapWorks’ terms of use can be accessed here and the site’s privacy policy can be accessed here. The site uses first name and surname for identification purposes and BSE email for login and notifications.

Consent Requirements

Parent consent for the use of ZapWorks is considered ‘opt-out’ under the DET Privacy Policy. To inform the College that you wish for your child/children to opt-out of using ZapWorks, please contact: helpdesk@bse.vic.edu.au