NOR HAFIZAH ISMAIL NURHAYATI AMIRUDINSITI NURHAFIZAMUHAMMAD NAWI
Learning institutions that have beensystematically reinvented in terms of teaching-learning practices and school management. The Smart School Flagship was one of the seven applications identified under the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) initiative. The MSC Smart School Flagship Application is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC). The Telekom Smart School (TSS) industry consortium provided the ICT expertise for the initiative.
To prepare the citizens for Jumpstart the MSC the information age towards through an innovative-building a knowledge- education delivery based economy, process. -contributing to the growth of the ICT industry -creating a pool oftalent resulting in high- value job creation. Objectives
The Ministry of Education started Subsequently began its 3-yearto conceptualise the Malaysian pilot phase with 88 pilot schools Smart School in 1996. in 1999.The aim of the Smart School is to change the culture and Pilot schools are 88 residential practices of Malaysia’s schools, and non-residential primary andmoving away from rote-memory secondary schools located in learning toward fostering rural and urban areas creative thinking skills.Smart schools are provided with The other ICT initiatives are TV computerized classrooms and Pendidikan and Pelaksanaan LCD projectors, electronic Pengajaran Sains dan Matematik resource centre, computers in dalam Bahasa Inggeris (PPSMI);science labs, self-access centres teaching of science and and WIFI hotspots. mathematics in English in 2003.
Provide all- round development of an individual. ProvideIncrease the opportunitiesparticipation to enhance of individualstakeholders. strengths and abilities. GOALS AND STRATEGIES provide for Produce Differing thinking andabilities, style technology-and paces of literate learning. workforce. Democratise education.
COMPONENT IN SMART SCHOOLThe teaching and learning Technology is used as processes in an enabler in Human smart school. management, and resources, skills communications among and the stakeholders. responsibilities
Issues Challenges Principal has to Challenge to conduct emphasis and gives and organize the more commitment on school well provide technology infrastructureSmart school Materials that provided High quality and by moe is not enough. relevant teaching and Sometimes, materials learning materials are delivering not in time.
Issues Challenges Use computer Prepare themselves intensively to diversify with ICT knowledge the use and and skills. application of ICT Equipment are Maintenance damage or unable toSmart school process take time and use and cause th e cost is high disruption. Not ready to Lack of exposure in achieve the how to use technology objectives of smart school concept
Issues Challenges Unfamiliar with they are not well technology and informing about the electronic unique features of equipment. smart school.Smart school Lack of facilities and the smart school cope with the software was not increase usage of compatible with the electricity national textbook.
Advantages Promote a better learning atmosphere Student centred- Promoteautonomous uses of ICTlearner and among active students. learners.
Disadvantages Not completely ready to change their role from passive learner to self-directed learner. Not enoughopportunities to Cost to maintain develop their smart school iscritical thinking high skill.