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SIDE is Western Australia's leading K-12 distance education provider. Thousands of students across Western Australia and the wider world undertake their education with specialist teachers based in Leederville, an inner suburb of Perth. Founded in 1918, the school has become a cutting-edge e-school.

Schools of Isolated and Distance Education Leederville CampusSIDE is an exciting place to be in 2014. Take a walk around the corridors of our Leederville campus and you will find visiting students working with their teachers, many with laptops connected to our wireless network. Peek into a delivery suite and you'll see a teacher wearing a headset explaining something to a class thousands of kilometres away with Centra, our web conferencing platform.

You won't have to look far to find teachers planning and building a learning program in Moodle, our 24/7 virtual classroom. Every class has its own special area, where they engage in forums, chat rooms, learning activities and assessments. In many cases, a printed book is unnecessary - texts are electronic, and accessible through the Moodle classroom. At any given time day or night, dozens - and sometimes hundreds - of students are online, learning in the 21st Century way.

Wander a bit more around the school and there's a good chance you'll meet students staying at SIDE's on-site accommodation village. We love to see the many students from far-flung places enjoying a taste of life in the city.

Teachers at SIDE pride themselves on delivering a modern, rounded education using the best possible tools. We're on a journey through the 21st Century, and we invite you to join us.

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Contact SIDE

Contact SIDE

con_address 164-194 Oxford Street,
Leederville, 6007, Western Australia
con_post Postal Address: PO Box 455
LEEDERVILLE WA 6903
con_tel Tel: +61-8-9242 6300
con_fax Fax: +61-8-9242 6861
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  • Welcome

    SIDE is Western Australia's leading K-12 distance education provider. Thousands of students across Western Australia and the wider world undertake their education with specialist teachers based in Leederville, an inner suburb of Perth. Founded in 1918, the school has become a cutting-edge e-school.

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  • Term 2 newsletter online

    We are always exploring ways to improve our communication with the wider SIDE community and reduce our environmental footprint. The publication of newsletters online using our online viewer has received a very positive response.

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  • Morris Gleitzman visits SIDE

    Internationally renowned author talks with our students.

    There was great excitement on Thursday 12 June when internationally renowned author Morris Gleitzman and actor Paul-William Mawhinney visited SIDE.  Morris and Paul were visiting WA to promote Morris’ new book, Loyal Creatures.  and took part in an online web-conferencing event, using Saba Classroom. 77 students and teachers from SIDE Leederville and the Schools of the Air attended. Participants were situated across the state and beyond.

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