Studying @ home


​Gympie SHS provides support for students who, for any number of reasons, are unable to attend school to engage in learning. The links, documents and other resources listed below are here to help students while studying at home.

Take a look through the step-by-step tips below to help connect your child to the collection of online learning platforms and resources offered to help maintain continuity with schoolwork.

Accessing online learning systems

Learning Place (eLearn) – Online lessons for Gympie SHS students.
  • Open a browser window. Avoid using Internet Explorer due to compatibility issues. Use ChromeFirefox or Edge browsers instead.
  • Go to:
  • Enter your school username (not full email, just the username part) and your school account password.
  • Once logged in, click on the elearn link in the Quick Links box on the right side.
  • When the elearn site opens, select from the available courses from the right hand side list.
  • Once the course opens, read any announcements from your teacher, check your emails for additional instructions and contact your class teacher with any questions you have.
  • Regularly stay in touch with your teacher(s) by email.
ClickView – A library of video learning materials used to supplement lessons in the Learning Place.
Education Perfect – Self-contained courses across a wide range of topics and year levels.
  • Teachers may link to resources in Education Perfect as part of their online course work. If a student needs to log in to Education Perfect, go to:
  • Initially students login using their school email address as their username and their first name (all lower case) as their password. They can change their password or set a new one here:
  • Even if teachers haven’t assigned work from this site, students are free to explore all available lessons.
  • Download this guide for help logging in to Education Perfect and accessing lesson content.
Education Queensland Resources
Learning@home refers to the ways schools will maintain teaching and learning in the event of a prolonged school closure or student absence.

School Email

Students should check their school email at least once per day for communication from the school and/or their teachers. Sign in here: 
If you get the Microsoft login page, enter your school email
When you get the Education Queensland login page, use your username (not including the part) and password. Tick the box to agree to the terms and conditions, then click "Sign In".

Office apps online

For students without access to Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, login at to access online versions of these applications.​​

Free Microsoft Office for students

You can download a free copy of Microsoft Office to use on student laptops and home computers. 
•Go to
•Use your student email to sign in to the Microsoft ( site.
•It will then redirect you to an Education Queensland site where you enter student username (just username, not email) and password. 
•Once back at the site, click on the link at the top right side of the page that says “Install Office”. 
•From the drop-down menu choose “Office 365 apps”
•Follow the prompts to download and install the package.
After the installation is done, run Word (or any of the other office apps) and it should pop up a message about the product not yet being activated. If not, open the File menu, then select Account and there should be a link or button to activate the package. You will be required to enter student’s email/username and password to complete the product activation. You only need to activate one application and the rest will pick it up.​

Support email

If you need any help with any of the above, or have any other questions, please email us at​ and we'll get back to you.​
Last reviewed 06 December 2021
Last updated 06 December 2021