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Educational Policies in brazil


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Educational Policies in brazil

  1. 1. Educational Policies and OER in Brazil Anna Christina Nascimento Brazilian Ministry of Education OCWR GLOBAL 2010
  2. 2. Focu s on three main objectives: Offer literacy on digital technologies to students and teachers Transform classrooms into more dynamic environments. Help students build autonomy and authoring skills ICTs and Brazilian schools
  3. 3. <ul><li>Systemic view of ICT tooling of schools, as expressed in the Educational Development Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Particular emphasis is placed in partnerships between the Ministry of Education and State and Local Educational </li></ul><ul><li>authorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation ICT school capacities at three different levels: infrastructure,teacher training, and digital content offering. </li></ul>The National Program for informatics in Education – Proinfo
  4. 4. Equipping schools <ul><li>42.688 schools equipped with computer labs and broad band access </li></ul><ul><li>24.836.204 students with access </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of 2010 29.562.664 students connected </li></ul><ul><li> = 90% of K-12 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Projector : mobile solution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>P rocessor, keyboard, mouse, USB port, wireless access and DVD player; </li></ul><ul><li>UCA – One computer per child: experimental stage </li></ul>Equipping schools
  6. 6. Teacher training Empowering teachers <ul><li>Encourage teachers in arranging their own learning materials and professionalization </li></ul><ul><li>Increase teacher use of digital resources </li></ul><ul><li>Enrich classroom activities </li></ul><ul><li>Making the profession more attractive </li></ul>Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 Proinfo (180 h course) --  118.000 280.000 250.000 Media in Education (360 advanced course ) 15.000 43.758 52.184 53.600 Total of teachers in training 15.000 161.758 332.184 303.600
  7. 7. <ul><li>1. Tv Escola (school TV) – daily programs in public and cable TV, distribution in DVD and access via Teacher´s Portal. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Repository: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The whole digital educational resources produced or sponsored by MEC, and all the other ones identified in Brazil and other countries, intended for the sharing and reusing. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heavy investment on the production of multimedia educational material </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implemented in an open source platform - DSPACE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More than 9.000 resources freely available to access and download. </li></ul></ul></ul>Content production and access
  8. 8. Repository
  9. 9. The repository was created to offer open access to quality educational resources for all educational levels Content production and access
  10. 10. Repository Development <ul><li>Platform D-Space, </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin Core metadata standard </li></ul><ul><li>Teams from diferent universities work identifiyng digital multimedia material of good quality in Brazil and other countries </li></ul><ul><li>- Authors are contacted and asked about license for free access and reuse of their materials </li></ul>Content production and access
  11. 11. Copyrights <ul><li>Prior the publishing in the repository, authors should indicate what kind of license they selected for the resources access and use </li></ul><ul><li>Although we adopted the creative commons licence, we accept the authors especific conditions </li></ul>
  12. 12. Quality An evaluation committee evaluates the resources submitted to the repository to ensure quality of the content.
  13. 13. Portal do professor (Teacher´s Portal) Created to offer the teacher easy acces to diverse educational resources, To enrich knowledge repertory and teaching practice
  14. 14. <ul><li>Portal do Professor : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on K-12 teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offer tools for developing and sharing lesson plans; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Access to open educational resources from repository </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A referatory to digital educational resources </li></ul></ul>Content production and access
  15. 15. Portal do Professor
  16. 16. <ul><li>Individuals and community can share experiences for free </li></ul><ul><li>Help the access and reuse of educational resources </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage teacher collaboration and help the process for media literacy </li></ul>Portal do professor
  17. 17. Access to lesson plans created by teachers; Lesson plans integrate variety of media resources Portal do professor
  18. 18. Tool that facilitates the colaborative work Portal do professor
  19. 19. Teachers interaction: possibility to post comments and give feedback Portal do professor
  20. 20. Forums to promote debates and ideas exchange Portal do professor Portal do professor
  21. 21. Encouraging publication: Links to inumerous schools projects Portal do professor Portal do professor
  22. 22. Acess to scientific research, digital libraries, courses, and diverse information of interest to teachers Portal do professor
  23. 23. <ul><li>Interoperability: </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher´s Portal </li></ul><ul><li>LMS </li></ul><ul><li>Student´s Portal </li></ul>Ministry of Education Portals
  24. 24. Anna Christina Aun de Azevedo Nascimento Portal do Professor Brazilian Ministry of Education (55) (61) 2022-9557 [email_address] Thanks!