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 Chrome, Firefox or Edge browsers instead.
- Go to: https://students.learningplace.eq.edu.au/Pages/Default.aspx
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.
Education Queensland Resources
Students should check their school email at least once per day for communication from the school and/or their teachers. Sign in here: https://outlook.office.com/
If you get the Microsoft login page, enter your school email firstname.lastname@example.org
When you get the Education Queensland login page, use your username (not including the @eq.edu.au 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 https://www.office.com 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 https://www.office.com
•Use your student email to sign in to the Microsoft (office.com) 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 Office.com 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.
If you need any help with any of the above, or have any other questions, please email us at email@example.com and we'll get back to you.