Online Services At Monash SDS


Online Services at Monash Special Developmental School 

What type of online services are used at our school?

Our school uses a variety of online services and applications (online services) to support and enhance our students’ educational experiences and to create a high quality and innovative learning environment. Our school uses online services for:

  • teaching and learning;
  • communication and engagement with parents;
  • student administration;
  • school management;
  • complying with legal requirements; and
  • other purposes stated in the Schools’ Privacy Policy.

Our school collects, uses, discloses and stores student and parent personal information on these online services for these purposes or where permitted by law. Where appropriate, school staff or service providers may access information in online services for those permitted purposes. For example, when the service provider provides technical support.  

Please click this link to read important privacy information for parents, guardians and carers (primary School) and pivacy information for parents, guardians and carers (secondary school).

How do we protect personal and other information?

Victorian privacy laws require schools to handle personal and health information in accordance with the appropriate principles such as the Information Privacy Principles. Our school take steps to ensure data is securely handled, such as: privacy assessments, contractual arrangements and monitoring. We also educate students on cyber safety so that they can have positive online experiences.

What content and materials will be shared through the online services?

Students may have the ability to create, store and share any school work related content, such as photographs, audio, video recordings, and non-classroom related information. Where this work contains personally identifiable information of students or others, we will guide students on how to handle it safely and respectfully, and to seek appropriate permissions.

What school polices and support apply to these services?

The following school policies and documents apply: Seesaw Policy and Guidelines, Student Engagement Policy, eSmart Policy and Communicating with Parents and Carers Policy. These will be used to inform the school community on acceptable behaviours. These school policies are available from our website https://www.monashsds.vic.edu.au/page/208/Policies-and-Reports

If you wish to request access to your or your child’s information, or have any questions, please contact the school principal at 92397400.


 

Online services used for multiple purposes

Online Service

Purpose

Information type

Data Storage Location

Accounts

Compass

 

* teaching and learning

* parent communication and engagement

* student administration

* school management

 

Student Full Name

Student Year Level

Student Class

Student DOB

Student Email

Student Photo

Student ATSI status

Student Health and Welfare Information

Student Behavioural Information

Student Assessment and Reports

eCases ID

Parent Details

Australia

Student Teacher Administrator

Parent

 

Online services used for teaching and learning, and (where applicable) for parent communication and engagement about the student’s learning outcomes

Online Service

Purpose

Information type

Data Storage Location

Accounts

G-Suite for Education (DET brokered)

Various subjects

*data collection for ILPs

Student First Name

Student Class

Student Assessment

Overseas

Teacher Administrator

Mathseeds

 

Mathematics

* communication and engagement with parents

Student First Name (and Initial)

Student Year Level

Student Class

Student Work

Student Assessment

Overseas

Student

Teacher

Reading Eggs

Literacy

* communication and engagement with parents

 

Student First Name (and Initial)

Student Year Level

Student Class

Student Work

Student Assessment

Overseas

Student Teacher