Daymap Project Team 2014 - Continuous Feedback and Assessment
Meet the representatives from Daymap schools working with our team on developing the Continuous Feedback capacities of Daymap. Read more about the Research Project here.
Alison Bedford - QLD
Alison Beford is the IT Professional Development Co-ordinator at The Glennie School in Toowoomba, Queensland.
She oversees the training of staff in systems including Daymap and facilitates a Peer Coaching program to better embed technology into our curriculum.
Alison teaches English and History and is currently working to develop a student-led inquiry learning model in her History classes.
The Glennie School has been with Daymap for three years and uses it primarily for Attendance, Assessment and Reporting and find its ability to integrate with Timetabler a huge advantage.
Bevan Constable - SA
Bevan Constable is a Senior Leader at Seaford Secondary College in Seaford, South Australia.
His main role at Seaford Secondary College is to manage the Assessment and Reporting commitments of the school. As a school, Seaford has used Daymap for the last 15 months for Assessment and reporting procedures. The school has a complex reporting structure, where learning areas have needed to be created to meet both Middle and Senior School requirements. The Middle School reports to the MYPIB curriculum, which is criteria based, and the senior school reports to the SACE curriculum.With the support of Daymap,
Seaford Secondary College implemented Daymap in 2013, and Bevan now manages the Daymap functions in relation to Assessment and Reporting. His other roles at Seaford Secondary College are to manage the senior school classes in the Tingara House and also to manage the timetable responsibilities of the school.
Stav Kantzas - VIC
Stav Kantzas is the Assistant Year 9 Team Leader at Upwey High School in Upwey, Victoria.
She is interested in student assessment, the virtual classroom and Daymap as a learning management system.
Stav is married with 3 children. She finished a Bachelor of Education in Science from Melbourne University and worked at Hallam High School when she graduated. She then moved to the Fountain Gate Campus of Eumemmerring Secondary College. Here she developed an interest in student management and leading teams of staff and students.
Stav has worked on transition programs, organised and facilitated camps, excursions, developed curriculum and worked extensively with transition from primary to secondary education.
Richard Leach - SA
Richard Leach is Assistant Principal e-learning and Learner Technology at Findon High School in Findon, South Australia.
In his role, Richard is responsible for the School Administration aspects of Daymap implementation and general maintenance of the system. He conducts staff training and manages all aspects of Daymap within the school.
In addition, he is responsible for Reporting and Timetabling, ICT Infrastructure and Future Directions and is the Science, Math, and Research Project Faculty Coordinator.
Matt Linn - SA
Matt Linn is a Design & Technology teacher at Clare High School, located in the Mid North of South Australia.
He coordinates the technological support, integration and development in several schools throughout the region. Matt is passionate about progressing educational technology, as well as facilitating its implementation to create new opportunities and improved outcomes for students.
In his free time Matt can be found strumming a guitar, hitting a ball around a tennis court, or walking his over-energetic German Shepherd Lexi.
Carolyn Nuttall - VIC
Carolyn Nuttall is Portal Manager and Sport Coordinator at Wantirna College in Wantirna, Victoria.
She completed Year 12 in 2004 at Wantirna College. In 2005 she moved to Tasmania to complete a combined degree in Information Systems and Teaching at the University of Tasmania. Four years later she was appointed to her first ongoing position at Wantirna College, teaching Accounting and Legal Studies.
In the past six years at Wantirna she has been the Daily Organiser and Assistant Timetabler. This has included being outsourced to other schools to complete their timetables. She has taught Humanities, Information Technology, Accounting and Legal Studies from Years 8-12.
Bruce Oerman - SA
Bruce Oerman is Assistant Principal – Personnel at Urrbrae Agricultural High School in Netherby, South Australia.
He has responsibility for staffing, scheduling and ICT. His passion is developing systems that promote learning programs to engage students in real-world education that keeps them asking ‘why?’
.Bruce has a background in the engineering trades which made becoming a Design and Technology teacher an obvious progression. Most of his teaching has been in the digital technologies but he enjoys getting back into the workshop. He has worked across the Catholic, Independent and Public sectors in all-girls, all-boys and co-educational settings.
One day he will build the ‘perfect’ timetable and virtual classroom. In the meantime he keeps on searching.