INTRODUCTION Focuses on : “being a teacher in a knowledge society. “Education for all” goals. Present future national strategy objective. Aims broad for the national and internationalinitiative regarding professional development otteachers with regard to teachers competencystandards relating ICT and professional aptitude.
Knowledge society agenda Refers to a human society, whereknowledge could be a dynamism inbringing change. Knowledge society brings: Justice, and solidarity . Peace and democracy. Implies equitable to information (UNESCO)
Knowledge society (cont.) Education makes a powerful different topeoples lives. Education is a key issue in the knowledgesociety. Being a teacher in the knowledge society Enable everyone to access information. Requires integrating ICT and SID to buildknowledge society.
Knowledge society (cont.) In the knowledge society: EVERY Learner is lifelong learning and ICT is atool for improving lifelong learning. ICT is used to create access to learning. Redress inequalities. Improve the equality of learning andteaching.
Pervasiveness of technology Is intended to provide children withaccess to promote greater learning andprovide professional teaching. With the availability of technologychildren live in a society where digitaldevices are essentially. Type of device include : Mobile phones and computers
Pervasiveness of technology(cont.) ICT can also be used to create greateraccess to learning opportunities and toimprove the quality of learning andteaching. Provide teachers with support; learningexperience and technical support.
Pervasiveness oftechnology(cont.) By the pervasiveness of technology, wemean the availability of technologywhere ever we go. Access to technology to improveclassroom learning and teaching.
Continuation of theavailability of technology. With the availability of technology aroundthe worldwide/universal will: Improve learners knowledge and skills Learning and teaching professional. Help teachers communicate with learners
Training teachers: newteaching and learning.Improve the way of learning andteaching
Students lovetechnology becauseit improve theirlearning.Technologyenhance learning. Technology : changinglearners education andteaching profession. Provide universal andequitable access. It build learners capabilities.
“education for all” goals Education makes a significant differenceto people. It’s a key to unlock human potential. It build capability and opportunities foreveryone.
Education forall(Continuation.) ICT and DFID education strategy aim topromote education for all. DFID, help to make the difference ineducation.
Goals of “education for all” Should ensure learners have access toinformation ,(different circumstances). Ensure their have compulsory and freeeducation. No discrimination around the school. Promote peace, justice and democracy.
continuation Improve the level of learning andteaching (EFA 2010:2015:11) Ensure greater and equally access tosupport material…providing textbook forevery learner in each subject andachieve the education of good quality.
“Education for all” goals Help to train teachers and refurbishedclassroom to be well equipped. Help learners develop their knowledgeand achieve their goals.
Free education for all Ensure that children have equal right foreducation and have no discrimination ina classroom. Have free resources.
continuation Ensure that learners are in a safeenvironment. Are free from discrimination. Boys and girls have equal right. Each class have well and trainedteachers.
Present future nationalstrategic objective. Five strategic goals : Improve the quality of teaching andlearning. embark on regular assessment to trackprogress. Improve early childhood development Focus on planning and accountabilitysystem. Improve in the aptitude of department ofbasic education.
1.Improve the quality ofteaching and learning. Train more teachers. Improve access to high quality ofeducation and to good learning material. Each and every class have a qualifiedteacher.
2.Improve the early childhooddevelopment Improve educational outcomes includethe distribution of workbook, technicaland resources given. Ensure that teaching is strengthen in theclassroom. Universalize access to children andcomplete a quality readiness programs.
3.Improve in the capability ofdepartment of education Ensure that the new teacherdevelopment plan to be made public in2011, translated with the range ofteachers training material andcollaborative develop activities within theschool or institution.
Improve in the capacity(cont.) Every learner have permission to theeducation system. Department of educational training havecollaborated closely on the developmentof the new teachers development.
4.Focus on planning andaccountability system. Ensure a credible outcomes. To bring a set of planning, managementand accountably tool at school that makeeducation more reliable. Development training strategies andmaterial to improve learners outcomes(strategic plan 2011-2014:28)
Planning and accountabilitysystem images Training development
5.Undertake regularassessment to track progress Focuses on the curriculum policy, supportand monitoring program. Implement the CAPS in the classroom toimprove learning output and the qualityof teaching.
Strategic objective Use policy to improve learning andteaching.
…Broad aims of the variousnational …..Purpose of ICT: teachers training and professionaldevelopment. ICT develop ICT knowledge and skills toimprove educational experiences oflearning. Used to generate greater access tolearning opportunity and enhance qualityof teaching.
Broad aims (cont.) Redress inequality ICT used to enhance ICT resource thatsupport curriculum.
Broad aims (cont.) Teachers development program shouldrespond to the requirement of subject as; Computer technology and informationtechnology.Ensure the have great skills andknowledge .Ongoing support should be availablefor learners.
continuation Ongoing support include : The pedagogic support, where teacherscreate communities of practice andcollaborative.
Aim to enhance learnersknowledge. Achieve learning Prove resourcesthat may assist.
….broad aims.. Teachers being able to use the ICT tosupport traditional management. Enhance learners knowledge skills andassess learning to ensure progress in theclassroom. Use ICT as a tool so that learning becomecollaborative.
conclusion education in ICT is the greater tool forenhancing teachers standard for Africaand for creating greater access forlearning and teaching.
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