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Apple resources

Are you keen to access the latest NSW Department of Education endorsed resources to support your digital classroom journey with Apple tools? This is your one stop shop for Apple devices!

Start here:

  1. Want to get started with Apple tools with a focus on iPad? Access the 'Learning on demand' site and jump straight to the 'Apple' section.
  2. Next visit the 'Getting Started with Apple' section to discover your go to resources to begin your journey.
  3. Become a master of the Key Applications that will boost both your personal productivity and aid integrating teaching and learning with iPad in to your classroom. 
  4. Check out the range of Apple focused events and webinars on our events page and enrol in one today!
  5. Join the Apple iPad and Mac OS Yammer group to ask any questions and see examples of best practice.

Start here:

  1. Begin to plan your school's digital future by using the resources in the Schools Digital Strategy. 
  2. Your next step might be to consider how to set up Apple devices in your school for success, access information on managing your Apple devices as step one.
  3. The next step could be to ask your teachers to sign up to access Apple Teacher, to develop their skills and be challenged to incorporate in to the classroom!
  4. Getting your staff familiar with these Key Applications is essential to embedding Apple devices across your school.
  5. Additionally there are some DoE specific professional learning resources  access the 'Learning on demand' site and jump straight to the 'Apple' section.
  6. Join the Apple iPad and Mac OS Yammer group to ask any questions and see examples of best practice.


Do you want to engage Apple Devices for Teaching and Learning in your classroom?

Start here:

  1. Want to get started with Apple tools with a focus on iPad? Access the 'Learning on demand' site and jump straight to the 'Apple' section.
  2. Keen to take your classroom activities with technology to the next level? 
    1. Ensure you and your students are familiar with the key Apple Applications.
    2. Next consider how you might use your Apple tools to:
      1. Boost Creativity.
      2. Explore Coding and STEM.
      3. Make learning experiences Accessible.
  3. After developing your skills, access these Teaching and Learning resources to incorporate Apple devices directly in to your classroom.
  4. Next join the Apple iPad and Mac OS Yammer group to ask any questions and share and see examples of best practice.
  5. Finally, take your skills to the next level and access Apple Teacher, where you can obtain badges, extend your learning and more.

Are you keen to use your Apple device for admin and management?

Start here:

  1. Want to get started with Apple tools with a focus on iPad? Access the 'Learning on demand' site and jump straight to the 'Apple' section.
  2. Join the Apple iPad and Mac OS Yammer group to ask any questions and see examples of best practice.
  3. For further learning focused around increasing your productivity with Apple devices, access Apple Teacher.


Do you need assistance managing and implementing Apple devices?

Start here:

  1. For information on how to manage Apple devices in your school, take a peek at this fact sheet on device management with Apple School Manager and JAMF. 
  2. To receive further assistance with technology in your school, including help with devices and infrastructure, contact EdConnect to be connected with your local field support team.

Here are just a few of the frequently asked questions from teachers across NSW:

  1. How do I set the proxy settings on an Apple iOS device to ensure it works on the DoE Wifi?
    Access this DoE Apple intranet site for details of settings required to boost the functionality of your iPad on the DoE network.
  2. How do I access more learning in Apple tools?  
    In addition to the T4L events page, make sure you check out all the learning events happening at your local Apple Store by jumping on 'Today at Apple'.
  3. Are there more websites than Apple Teacher with extra resources? 
    Go to the Apple Education page for the latest resources and events.
  4. What social media hashtags provide information on Apple tools?  
    Try #iPadED and #EveryoneCanCreate to find some amazing resources. Don't forget to follow @AppleEDU and @PaulHamilton8. Please note this information has not been formally endorsed by the T4L team or the NSW Department of Education.

Do you have any more Apple-related questions? Visit Yammer today and ask away. T4L Apple experts are often on patrol!


Make sure you bookmark this page and check back soon as we plan to add more information, resources and links to support your journey with Apple devices and platforms.