LearnIT is an alternative educational pathway for high achieving students in our community. It is an Education Queensland Program of Excellence and in 2021 will be open to students in Years 9 and 10.
Talented students who are motivated, well-behaved and keen to learn in new and exciting ways are encouraged to apply.
Students in this program provide a designated MEDIA laptop. Fast, efficient service is essential to ensure uninterrupted learning in a digital environment. In LearnIT, support and service is coordinated by school technicians in conjunction with authorised repair agents.
Entry to LearnIT is by invitation only. Positions are offered to those applicants who best meet the criteria of academic ability, effort and behaviour and who are highly motivated to learn through digital technologies.
Contact email@example.com to request information about possible vacancies.
Post-LearnIT students in Years 11 and 12 will continue to use their laptop or may choose to opt into BYOD with a different device. As a LearnIT student, they will:
- Continue to receive assistance from the IT support department with device maintenance and imaging, software and connectivity
- Be invoiced $80
LearnIT has been engaging students since 2002
LearnIT classes comprise students who have completed an interview process and been selected based on evidence of academic success, behaviour and work ethic
LearnIT fosters a positive learning culture underpinned by digital technologies
LearnIT has a proud tradition of success across the school community in both academic and extracurricular fields
Our well-established system of service and support ensures students have a rewarding experience with technology
LearnIT stimulates highly capable students with challenging extension and enhancement opportunities.
Students use project-based learning to develop the six competencies of deep learning:
Communication, citizenship, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and character
Through high-end, tablet technology and a wide range of online learning experiences, students learn, create and communicate in diverse ways
LearnIT enjoys a strong partnership with QUT's IT and STEM faculties and the activities and access to resources this enables
We seek to innovate and look for new and exciting opportunities to take learning beyond the classroom
Students have the opportunity to achieve a Certificate ll in Information, Digital Media and Technology by the end of Year 10
Participation, success and personal growth are highly valued in LearnIT.
- Students have many opportunities to be involved in a range of extension and extracurricular activities
LearnIT fosters a positive culture and students form lasting bonds with peers and teachers
Individual needs are met through tailored organisation and delivery
Students learn many life skills through their deep learning and working closely with technology
To find out how your child might benefit from this program, how to participate and whether there are any vacancies contact program coordinator Sue D'Arcy on 5498 0111 or firstname.lastname@example.org