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SMART SCHOOL

CHALLENGES
Lack of
technological
infrastructure and
teaching materials
in school in rural
area
Heavy
investment on
facilities

Studen...
Heavy investment on facilities
Government need to spend a lot for electronic facilities
and new books.
The cost and mainte...
Lack of democratization in
education
Students have no choice on what to learn and when to sit
for exam.
They don’t have en...
Lack of technological infrastructure
and teaching materials in school in
rural area
Limited internet connection
Limitation...
Smart school hardware, software
and courseware was found to be
under-utilized
Some teachers are not keen on using the cour...
The design of the courseware does not accommodate for
students’ with differing needs and learning abilities.
Courseware la...
Lack of trainings
Some teachers cannot teach effectively.
New teachers lack intensive training.
Experienced teachers lack ...
Students
Students nowadays are passive.
They hope every material is provided by their teacher.

Don’t disturb me !!!

Pare...
Negative attitude of teachers
A teacher (especially senior teachers) has been
blended with traditional methods and difficu...
SMART SCHOOL

PROGRESS
General academic performance
Academic performance of Malaysian students
improved across all national examinations in 2009 ...
Smart School Qualification
Standards (SSQS)
a monitoring tool to measure the use of ICT in schools
schools are given Star ...
Smart School Qualification
Standards (SSQS)
As of October 2009, MOE has awarded ‘Smart School’
rating to 7575 schools. Thi...
Smart School Qualification
Standards (SSQS)
References

Adey, P. (2004). The professional development of teachers: Practice and theory. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kl...
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  1. 1. SMART SCHOOL CHALLENGES
  2. 2. Lack of technological infrastructure and teaching materials in school in rural area Heavy investment on facilities Students Parents Time constraint CHALLENGES Negative attitude of teachers Lack of trainings Lack of manpower in handling the technical problem Smart school hardware, software and courseware was found to be under-utilized Staff development program (courses) Lack of democratization in education
  3. 3. Heavy investment on facilities Government need to spend a lot for electronic facilities and new books. The cost and maintenance fees for the facilities are high. Effective implementation of Smart Schools will require: funding for the building of new schools with its entire multimedia infrastructure upgrading facilities in existing schools teacher training institutions maintenance of new technology
  4. 4. Lack of democratization in education Students have no choice on what to learn and when to sit for exam. They don’t have enough time to study and understand the lesson as they have different ability to learn. Lack of manpower in handling the technical problem Insufficient technicians.
  5. 5. Lack of technological infrastructure and teaching materials in school in rural area Limited internet connection Limitation of infrastructure, such as computer labs lead to ineffectiveness of technology supported teaching and learning. Shortage of computers.
  6. 6. Smart school hardware, software and courseware was found to be under-utilized Some teachers are not keen on using the courseware lack of ICT knowledge not comfortable with the use of hardware and courseware. prefer traditional way of teaching which is chalk and talk a waste of time.
  7. 7. The design of the courseware does not accommodate for students’ with differing needs and learning abilities. Courseware lacks proper guidelines to use. Software used in school and MOE is causing problem: to key in data cannot be used by school’s computer the processor takes a longer time and slow. the hardware is out of date lack of knowledge can cause damage to computer
  8. 8. Lack of trainings Some teachers cannot teach effectively. New teachers lack intensive training. Experienced teachers lack of ICT knowledge. Time constraint Students felt that learning using computer is very time consuming. Teachers have to prepare earlier if they want to use the computer lab for teaching and it will disturb the process of teaching and learning.
  9. 9. Students Students nowadays are passive. They hope every material is provided by their teacher. Don’t disturb me !!! Parents Parents are not involved in this project. Busy with their work so that they can upgrade their life and provide the better environment to their children.
  10. 10. Negative attitude of teachers A teacher (especially senior teachers) has been blended with traditional methods and difficult to adapt new instructional technology. Staff development program (courses) Did not involve every staff.
  11. 11. SMART SCHOOL PROGRESS
  12. 12. General academic performance Academic performance of Malaysian students improved across all national examinations in 2009 in core subjects – Language, Mathematics and Science Primary School scores increased by 11.4%, Lower Secondary scores by 6.4% and Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) scores by 3.4%
  13. 13. Smart School Qualification Standards (SSQS) a monitoring tool to measure the use of ICT in schools schools are given Star Ranking each year based on their performance in four areas: use of ICT competency of end-users (students, teachers, administrators) adoption of applications provided by MOE (modules and courseware) IT infrastructure
  14. 14. Smart School Qualification Standards (SSQS) As of October 2009, MOE has awarded ‘Smart School’ rating to 7575 schools. This means they have achieved at least 3 stars Dr Norrizan Razali, Senior Manager, Smart School Department, MDec explains the Star Rankings: “A three-star school has adopted technology. Its teachers ‘plug and play’ content or electronic courseware provided by MOE. It merely adopts ICT with little or no enhancement or customization of the material to suit its needs”. Of the 7575 Smart Schools, 67% are at 3-star ranking, 32% at 4-star and 1% at 5-star
  15. 15. Smart School Qualification Standards (SSQS)
  16. 16. References Adey, P. (2004). The professional development of teachers: Practice and theory. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Borko, H., Elliot, R. & Uchiyama, K. (2002). Professional development: A key to Kentucky's educational reform effort. Teaching and Teacher Education, 18, 969-987. Ely, D. P. (1999). Conditions that facilitate the implementation of educational technology innovations. Educational Technology, 39(6), 23-27. Frost & Sullivan (2004). Benchmarking of the Smart School integrated solution. Multimedia Development Corporation and Ministry of Education, Malaysia. [verified 9 May 2010; 1.7 MB] http://www.mscmalaysia.my/codenavia/portals/msc/images/pdf/ssbenchmarking.pdf Frost, & Sullivan. (2006). Impact assessment studies on the Smart School Integrated Solution ( SSIS ) and other ICT initiatives. Retrieved from http://www.mscmalaysia.my/sites/default/files/pdf/publications_references/ImpactStudy.pdf Hajar Mohd. Nor (2005). Conditions facilitating the implementation of information and communication technology (ICT) integration in the Malaysia Smart Schools. Unpublished PhD, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor. Making Malaysia’s schools smarter. (2010). (pp. 42–46). Retrieved from http://www.mscmalaysia.my/sites/default/files/pdf/publications_references/FutureGov_February_2010.pdf Mokhtar Hj. Nawawi, Ahmad Fauzi M. Ayub, Wan Zah W. Ali, Aida Suraya M.Yunus & Rohani Ahmad Tarmizi (2005). Teachers’ perceptions on the conditions facilitating the use of computers in teaching mathematics. Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology (MOJIT), 2(3), 88-98. [verified 9 May 2010] http://pppjj.usm.my/mojit/articles/pdf/Dec05/11%20%20MATHEMATICS_TEACHERS__PERCEPTIONS-f.pdf Sham Ibrahim (2003). The use of multimedia software in instruction among secondary school teachers in the district of Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan. Unpublished MA Thesis. Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia. Smart School Qualification Standards (SSQS). (2009). Retrieved from http://www.mscmalaysia.my/sites/default/files/pdf/publications_references/SSQSNov2009BB.pdf
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