ICT in schools - the Swedishexperience Peter Karlberg firstname.lastname@example.org Christina Szekely email@example.com Director of Education Swedish National Agency for Education
ICT in schoolsOur mission• support the use and development of ict in schools• support in-service training• monitor developments (intelligence)• have dialog with relevant actors, nationally ind internationally• support safe and critical use of ict in schools• promote the use of digital learning resources
ICT in schools - the SwedishexperienceCurrently – New curricula for compulsary and upper secondary • new syllabi for all subjects/cources – Digital competence included
National curricula - fundamentalvalues and tasksPupils should be able to keep theirbearings in a complex reality, where thereis a vast flow of information and where therate of change is rapid.This is the reason that studying skills andmethods of acquiring and using newknowledge is important.It is also necessary that pupils developtheir ability to critically examine facts andrelationships, and appreciate theconsequences of different alternatives.
National curricula - overall goalsand guidelinesThe school is responsible for ensuring that eachpupil on completing compulsory school:can use modern technology as a tool in thesearch for knowledge, communication, creativityand learning
ICT in schools - the Swedish experienceThe use of ICT and ICT competenceFollow up studies every third year of the ICT-useand the ICT-competence in pre-school, compulsaryschool and adult education– results published 2009/2010– new surveys planned for late 2012, results will be published in april 2013
Students use of ICT Students are very self confident • good or very good in using ICT Students use ICT • in Swedish and Social science • not in math (9 out of 10 rarely or never) • search/retrieve information and write texts
One computer per child (1-1) In August 2012 202 out of 280 municipalities www2.diu.se/framlar/egen-dator/