Learning from Home - Procedures


Teachers and schools are working and operating in an unfamiliar environment. This section provides examples of documents and procedures that schools have adopted so they can continue to provide excellent care and instruction as they move to learning from home during this time.

Included are daily planners, guidelines for expectations of teachers, students and parents and protocols.


Schools Leaders

Routine, communication and reliable learning strategies and procedures, school leaders are sharing on this page their expertise and resources to assist you in supporting your students and staff no matter where the learning is taking place.

AISNSW

Establishing Safe Online Environments for Telehealth Counselling and Psychology Services
During this time of physical distancing and significant life changes, support for student mental health is of utmost priority. The following document outlines considerations to policies and procedures relating to school counselling and psychology services to ensure optimal mental health outcomes.

Establishing Safe Online Environments using Video Conferencing
When video conferencing software is in use, the following considerations will help promote a responsible and safe learning environment for students, teachers, parents and administrators. All participants should be mindful of existing school policies and practices around IT, Social Media and Child Protection, as well as Codes of Conduct, as these have particular applicability. Privacy
protocols will also need to be considered.

Guidelines: Acknowledgement of Country for online meetings and learning

Guidelines: Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students learning from home

Safety Considerations for Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) Learning from Home
Physical Education is important for student health, wellbeing and learning progressions in PDHPE. To ensure students undertake physical education safely and are protected from reasonably foreseeable harm when learning from home, it is suggested that certain measures are included.

Returning to on-campus learning: wellbeing considerations for leadership teams
As students return to school gradually, schools will be able to draw upon their existing approach to wellbeing. Relationships are central to belonging and connectedness in the school environment - a sustained focus here will always support student wellbeing. Schools may find some of the following considerations useful in their planning for before students return and when they have returned to on campus learning.

Loreto Kirribilli

Senior School Remote Learning Plan
Target audience is staff

Senior School Remote Learning Plan
Target audience is students

Senior School Remote Learning Plan
Target audience is parents

Junior School Remote Learning Plan
Target audience is staff 

Junior School Remote Learning Plan
Target audience is students

Junior School Remote Learning Plan
Target audience is parents

Managing your Learning from Home
Target audience is junior school students

Example Modified Bell Times - Senior School

Managing your Learning from Home
Target audience is senior school students

Wenona School

Assessment Guidelines for Teachers
Guidelines for exisiting and future assessment tasks.

Distance Learning at Wenona - Guidelines for Parents
Guidelines for parents in assisting children with home learning.

Distance Learning at Wenona - Guidelines for Students (Years 5 - 12)
Guidelines for students to assist with Learning from Home (Years 5 - 12).

Distance Learning at Wenona - Guidelines for Students (Years K-4)
Guidelines for Students (Years K-4) in completing home learning.

Guidelines for Teachers
Distance learning guidelines for teachers

Wenona Distance Teaching and Learning Plan
A comprehensive document is designed to describe the actions and approach the school may take in the event of a campus closure.

Working from Home Guidelines
These Working Remotely Guidelines provide the School, line managers and employees with a clear understanding of expectations when working remotely.

Our Lady of Mercy College

Continuous learning for parents
Infographic outlining home learning arrangements for parents.

Continuous learning for students
Infographic outlining home learning expectations for students.

Continuous learning for students - daily plan
Infographic outlining daily home learning expectations for students.

St Luke's Grammar School

Off Campus Learning - The Senior School Classroom
Teacher and student expectations for successful home learning.

Off Campus Learning - The Senior School Student Day
An outline of a student's home learning day.

Australian International School Hong Kong

Junior School learning timetables
How AIS HK has organised their students’ day while learning from home

Smart Copying

The School Storytime agreement
A special arrangement for school storytimes during the COVID-19 outbreak that will ensure teachers (including teacher librarians) are able to continue to read stories to students, whether they are learning from the school or at home.

The New Normal

Murray Kitteringham (principal at Sir Joseph Banks High School) via Twitter



Teachers

All Levels | Primary | Secondary

Find guides and checklists shared by schools that may assist you when teaching students who are learning from home either through online or distance learning environments.

All Levels


AISNSW

Getting the most out of Virtual Meetings
A guide designed to assist anyone involved in a virtual meeting

Time to Connect
Key points from the K-6 and 7-12 webinars conducted at AISNSW 25 and 26 March 2020

Guidelines: Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students learning from home

Karly Moura

Successful video calls
Infographic - student tips for successful video calls

Video calls
Infographic - ideas for using video calls

Planning for Success
Infographic - different ways to approach an online lesson

Prahran High School

Learning from Home Timetable approaches
Document demonstrates how a school has adjusted their timetable to support learning from home.

Pymble Ladies' College

Teacher Protocols for Online Learning
Pymble Ladies' College's protocols.

How to communicate effectively online
Pymble Ladies College guide for staff to interact with students when teaching online.

Primary


Wenona School

Wenona Daily Planner K-6
An example of a daily home learning K-6 planner.

Distance learning checklist (Years K-2)
A Checklist for Students and Parents (Years K-2).

Secondary


Wenona School

Wenona Daily Planner 7-12
An example of a daily home learning 7-12 planner.

Distance learning checklist (Years 3-12)
A Checklist for Students and Parents (Years 3-12).

Parents

Woodleigh School

Guidelines for parents to support continuous learning  at home.

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