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Introduction

  1. 1. Professional studiesName: Bandile VincentSurname: BewanaStudent number: 201102308Contact details: 0763450650
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION CONTINUE……. South African context Poor infrastructure. Key issues in education Government role
  3. 3. Knowledge societyInformation and knowledgeInformation and knowledge societyInformation communication and technology ICT tools
  4. 4. KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY CONTINUE…. Teacher competency in ICT Learner competency in ICT challenges
  5. 5. EDUCATION FOR ALL Government and civil society Conflicts Societal issues Lack of school material Qualified teachers
  6. 6. Education for all continues
  7. 7. Education for all continuesFree educationPolitical willingnessBudget allocation
  8. 8. Budget spending in education
  9. 9. Present future nationalstrategic objectives
  10. 10. Present future nationalstrategic objectivesSouth African goals in educationEarly childhood development
  11. 11. Present future nationalstrategic objectives…..Government views on teachersTeachers subject knowledgeTeacher bursariesTeacher performance andremuneration
  12. 12. Present future nationalstrategic objectives…..The role of further education andskills developmentHelping academically strugglinglearners attain skills
  13. 13. SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES•
  14. 14. Present future nationalstrategic objectives…..Universities roles in South AfricaRequirement by the governmentCorrecting the societal injustices
  15. 15. Present future nationalstrategic objectives…..Government success in theeducation sectorIncreased learner enrolmentDecreased a number of school withno water
  16. 16. Present future nationalstrategic objectives…..Challenges facing government ineducation:1. Low quality education2. low mathematics skills by grade 63. Low literacy rate and numeracy inpreviously disadvantaged schools
  17. 17. Some government challenges
  18. 18. The national developmentplan strategieslanguage and numeracy targetsIncrease the number of learners eligible forbachelors programs
  19. 19. Broad aims of the variousnationaland international initiativesregarding continuousprofessionaldevelopment of teachers withregardto teacher competency standardsrelating to ICTs and professionalaptitude
  20. 20. National initiatives to thedevelopment of teachercompetencies in ICT Skills needed by teachers to facilitate ICT inthe classroom. Attitude, values , explorers, knowledge, skillsand necessary support from government
  21. 21. ICT TOOLS
  22. 22. National initiatives to thedevelopment of teachercompetencies in ICTTeacher development in ICTICT literacyICT integration
  23. 23. ICT integration
  24. 24. National initiatives to thedevelopment of teachercompetencies in ICT ……Teacher development in ICTPrinciples for ICT in teacher development
  25. 25. National initiatives to the developmentof teacher competencies in ict ……Implementation of ICTTeachers need to acquire the necessary skillsIntegrate ICT and Curriculum
  26. 26. National initiatives to the developmentof teacher competencies in ict ……Guidelines for the implementation of ICTAvailable from the Guidelines forTeacher Training and ProfessionalDevelopment in ICT (2007)
  27. 27. INTERNATIONAL initiatives to the developmentof teacher competencies in ict ……World wide phenomenonInternational teacher ICT competencyLearners acting as participants in theirlearning
  28. 28. INTERNATIONAL initiatives tothe development of teachercompetencies in ict ……Life long learnersExploration of knowledgeLife long teacher and acquire new ideas andknowledge
  29. 29. Pervasiveness of technology
  30. 30. Pervasiveness of technologyIts influence on educationalTechnology downside
  31. 31. Pervasiveness of technologyTechnology downsideTechnology is expensiveTrade off between some necessities in orderto provide technological tools to our schools
  32. 32. Pervasiveness of technologyTechnological implementationUtilizing a mobile phoneUsing social media
  33. 33. Pervasiveness of technologyTechnological implementationshift of mind set from teachersTraining teachersWe need practical steps in implementing &political willingness
  34. 34. conclusionWe live in an integrated worldGlobal competitionIntroduce ICT at an early stage of education
  35. 35. conclusionGovernment roleResources required
  36. 36. References list

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