SSI 3013 Information And Communication Technology in ScienceName: Matric No:Chan Su Fang D20101037450Chang Pei Xian D20101037455Rochelle Tang Nga Ning D20101037537Group : A
Introduction MSC (Multimedia Super Corridor) is a national initiative spearheaded by Government. to promote national ICT industry, to provide a test-bed for the global ICT industry and to provide a conductive enabling environment
Relationship between MSC and Smart School Project?
Smart School Project In late 1996, it was introduced as one of the seven Flagship applications of MSC. It was implemented on a Pilot basis between 1999 and 2002.
Aims of Project Reinvents the educational system in Malaysia Practises self-paced, self accessed and self directed learning in children
5 Main Goals Produce a thinking and technology- literate workforce Democratize education Increase participation of stakeholders Provide all-round development of individual Provide opportunities to enhance individual strengths and abilities
Teaching-Learning Process Is defined as the “heart” of policy.
Is shaped in four main areas: Curriculum Materials Main Pedagogy areas Assessments
Management andAdministration Is defined as the “brain” of policy.
Functions: School governance Students affairs External resources Security Educational resources Technology Human resources Facilities Financial management
Human Resources, Skills, andRespnsibilities All stakeholders should be equipped with specific knowledge, skills and attitudes. Principal Teachers Staffs Parents MOE officers The community
Processes Represent as a system. The processes should be studied and reviewed carefully, frequently from time to time.
Policies Alteration in existing policies + Formulation of new policies =EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT SMART SCHOOL SYSTEM
Technology As an enabler for the Smart School. Involves the integration of hardware, software, system software and non-IT equipment .
Uses of Technologyi. As information processing and productivity toolii. Enhances professional developmentiii. Enhances instructioniv. Facilitates group work (for collaborative learning)v. Enables communication (for distance learning)vi. As a tool to search, collect and collate information (for research)vii. Performs the electronic assessment
Overview of the Progress WAVE 1 WAVE 3 SSIS Rolled out Make All Schools to 87 Pilot Smart Schools 1999 2002 2005 2010 2020 WAVE 2 WAVE 4 Consolidation Consolidate Of Smart And Stabilize School Principles
Challeng es• Infrastructure• Capacity Building
Infrastructure-relatedChallenges Lack of number of computers Obsolescence of technology Problem of the hardware maintenance
Capacity building-relatedChallengesTeachers prepare more on examination-based teaching and learning process. Lack of training provided about application of Smart School system. Lack of self-discipline in teachers.
Conclusion Smart School will herald a dynamic phase in educational development by the cooperation of few parties.