"To achieve our Classroom First objectives we need to pay particular attention to the early years of schooling from Kindergarten to Year 2. These years are the platform from which every child can become a successful student."

The Early Years of Schooling (2011)

Welcome to the Department of Education iPads for Education website

This website is about the schools participating in the iPads for Education initiative. It has information for teachers and schools across Western Australia who would like information on using iPads in the classroom. Here you will find information about the schools involved in the initiative, advice on application selection, pedagogical considerations and technical tips.

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The Early Childhood iPad Initiative will complement and strengthen existing efforts to improve students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.

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The iPad device will be used in literacy and numeracy to enhance and complement existing exemplary teaching strategies already in place in these schools.

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The Department has developed selection criteria to assist schools to select appropriate applications from the vast array available.

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Find answers to parents' most commonly asked questions.