Supporting student learning through technology.
The Library provides access to a range of technologies, wireless internet, a colour printer, digital cameras and tripods, data projectors, laptop computers, an iPad, e-readers and state of art video conferencing technology. Students and staff have access to an extensive Digital Library through the Library Course on Moodle and via Oliver the new Library Management System. This includes access 24/7 to ClickView Online - a video library and Encyclopedia Britannica.
The Connected Classroom provides students and teachers with the opportunity to connect with experts from around the globe through video conferencing. Such conferences enrich and supplement curriculum across all stages and key learning areas.
There is a designated area in theLlibrary containing a range of HSC resources. These include a large collection of study guides, information on lectures offered by a number of universities, job guides and the like. Mr McCartney updates printed information on Career and University paths which are freely available to the students.
The School Counsellors and students have created a display of flyers and information related to student wellbeing. Students are encouraged to take the reading materials. Topics include mental health issues, dealing with anxiety and depression and how to get the sleep one needs.
Social Justice Programs
The SRC is based in the Library and the majority of Social Justice Programs operate out of the library. Information on the many projects run by the SRC or select committees can be found in the Library.
Seminar Rooms and a General Purpose Room
Senior students have priority access to two seminar rooms and a General Purpose Room for independent or group study. These can be booked through the Library staff.
The Homework Centre operates in the Library every Monday and Thursday afternoon from 3.05 – 4.15pm. Mrs Colleen Hooker coordinates the centre. Students have access to all Library resources during this time. At least one teacher is supervising and available to assist students with tasks. Many students choose to use this time to work independently on assessment tasks in a quiet environment.