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  1. 1. National StrategicImperative:Name: Tshepo MakgwaleStudent number: 201144400
  2. 2. Professional Studies: 3AThe following presentation focus on the Nationalstrategic imperatives, it outline the following:• Education for all goals• Knowledge Society• Pervasiveness of technology• Present future national strategic objectives• Highlight the broad aims of the various national andinternational initiatives regarding continuousprofessional development of teachers with regard toteacher competency standards relating to ICTs andprofessional aptitude.
  3. 3. Education for all Expand early childhood care and education. Provide free and compulsory primary education to all. Promote learning and life skills for young people andadults and also improve adult education. Improve the quality of education, challenges andimplementations.
  4. 4. Education For All Goals
  5. 5. Education for all goals It must be acknowledged that significant measurable progresshas been accomplished in many aspects, such as increasedenrolment and expansion of free primary education. However, EIis concerned that the goal of achieving gender parity by 2005was not met. Nor have the financing commitments met theneeds: indeed the aid funds for adequate basic educationactually diminished in 2005. Finally, the issue of quality educationfor everyone has not been addressed. The practice of teacher recruitment, their workingconditions, their appropriate remuneration, as well as the qualityof their initial and continuous education are crucial factors ifquality learning is to become a reality for all. The systematic andgrowing practice of engaging unqualified and underpaid contractteachers who lack initial or adequate teacher education andcareer prospects, is a major contributing factor to thedegradation of quality of education.
  6. 6. Early Childhood care andEducation It is important to expand and improve earlychildhood education and care. Childhood programs are important to beintroduced, because they contribute to youngchildren’s physical, mental, social andemotional development. It destroy disadvantage and prepare childrenfor formal schooling.
  7. 7. Early Childhood Education Governing ought to play a leading role inorganizing and providing early childhoodeducation. Education department must intergrade withother departments such as healthdepartment, social welfare department andagriculture department.
  8. 8. Education for all goals:Early Childhood Education
  9. 9. Early Childhood Education
  10. 10. Uneven progress in earlyChildhood Education Enrolment from 1999 increased from 112 to132 in 2005. Uneven progress in the provision of pre-primary education across the globe. It remains low in Sub-Saharan Africa and Arabstates. African and Arab states education need morefunding, especially in disadvantage areas.
  11. 11. Uneven progress in pre-primaryeducation across the world
  12. 12. Basic Education• Basic education recognized as a framework inwhich EFA objectives can be reached.• Matching quality and equity.• Gab between those who are improving andthose who lag behind is growing• Still inequalities in the dispersal of and accessto quality education, in most countries.
  13. 13. Continues…. In fact, survival rates to the last grade ofprimary school improved between 1999 and2004 in most countries. But remained low in the Sub-Saharan Africaand West Asia. Relatively low and unequal learningachievement in language and mathematicscharacterize many countries.
  14. 14. Continues… Crowded and decrepit classrooms, too fewtextbooks and insufficient instructional timeare widespread in developing countries andfragile states. And acute lack of teachers iscommon, especially in developingcountries, worse in the third world.
  15. 15. Strategies implemented toovercome the challenges. Incorporate quality measures Monitoring of learning outcome as additionalcriteria for approving the FTI country plans Use of effective strategies to assessknowledge and skills. Improve adult literacy ( life skills and basicsurvival skills).
  16. 16. Continues… Take into consider the process ofinclusion, school health promotion and wholeschool development. proper and sufficient classroom, noovercrowded classrooms, school premises orbuildings must be in an acceptable conditionfor learning Curriculum must suit the country, and meetthe country’s needs (meant for the country).
  17. 17. Continue… Departments of education in every countrymust make sure that every teacher in the fieldis qualified, and they also adhere with moderneducation, e.g. having knowledge aboutinformation and communication technology,for those who are already in the field, theymust create workshops for them.
  18. 18. Knowledge Society: Knowledge society refers to a human societyin, which knowledge should bringjustice, solidarity, democracy and peace. A society, in which knowledge could be aforce for changing society, bring innovativeideas and development Is a society which also must provideuniversal and equitable access to information.
  19. 19. Continue…• The emergence of the knowledgesociety, building on the pervasive influence ofmodern information and communicationtechnologies, it is bringing about afundamental reshaping of the global economy.• Goes well beyond the hyping of internet.
  20. 20. Knowledge Society:Integrating Information Communication(ICT) andtechnology in order to build Knowledge Society• The knowledge society needs new kinds ofknowledge that cannot reduce to traditionaldiscipline.• The development of ICT-based education andtraining processes is a growing reality.• It is important to continue research work onthe development of these technologies andtheir applications.
  21. 21. Continue…• Realignment of research priorities is necessary.• Linking the gab between technology andpedagogy• Development of solid theoretical framework• Development of an understanding of the use andeffects of ICT in between public research andresearch made by the private sector• Output of research should be made widelyavailable, as open source.
  22. 22. Knowledge Society:
  23. 23. Knowledge Transmissionprocess in Knowledge Society.
  24. 24. Information and communicationtechnology
  25. 25. Information and communicationtechnology:Information and Communication Technology(ICT)in learning institutions(schools):• There is an emerging broad consensus worldwideabout the benefits that can be brought to schoolseducation through the appropriate use of evolvingICT.• From improved teaching and learning processesto better student outcomes, from increasedstudent engagement to seamless communicationwith parents, and from school networking andtwinning to more efficient management andmonitoring within the school.
  26. 26. Continues…• Since the booming of technology, windows offopportunity that ICT offers for thedevelopment of knowledge economies andsocieties are open also for education.
  27. 27. ICT culture in the knowledgesociety
  28. 28. Education in networked societyA• New knowledge• Access to KnowledgeB• Communication in a network• Social networkingC• New teaching and learning• New tools used, new resources introduced• New space and time and also new teaching field.
  29. 29. Teacher in the Knowledgesociety, engaging with ICT.Teacher in the knowledge societyrequires new specificcompetenciesTeacher has to dealwith newknowledge, with anetwork world and withnew types of co-operation andcollaborationTeacher has to deal witha society in whichknowledge plays acrucial role and with lifelong learning
  30. 30. Teacher competencies• Teachers must know basic hardware andsoftware operations• As well as productivity applicationssoftware, a webbrowser, communicationssoftware, presentation software, andmanagement applications.
  31. 31. continues• The process of bringing ICT at school, theclassroom is the first place where collectiveintelligence can be built and used. Soteachers have to develop thesecompetencies, of knowledge society, ICT, andnetworking skills.
  32. 32. Incorporating ICT in classrooms
  33. 33. Incorporating ICT in classrooms
  34. 34. Communication:From hierarchal communicationto networked communicationPeopleTechnologyProcess
  35. 35. Pervasiveness TechnologyTechnology bringsdevelopment to societiesMake life more simple andfasterIt is the modern pillar ofcommunicationIt is part ofglobalization, technologygoes in hand withglobalization
  36. 36. Continues…• Commercialization of education• Create new pedagogical possibilities• New management of time and space• New networked form of knowledge• Create new communication patterns forlearners(social media).
  37. 37. Pervasiveness technology
  38. 38. Conclusion In conclusion, it is important for educationinstitutions to incorporate information andcommunication technology. Teachersmust be trained and be capable ofmeeting ICT competencies. And lastlyinequalities between educationalinstitutions must be minimized, the gabmust be reduced.
  39. 39. References Cochran, K. F., King, R. A., & DeRuiter, J. A. (1991). Pedagogical ContentKnowledge: A Tentative Model for Teacher Preparation. East Lansing, MI:National Center for Research on Teacher Learning. (ERIC DocumentReproduction Service No. ED340683) Educational International and Oxfam Novib (EI & ON, 2011). Quality Educators:An International Study of Teacher Competences and Standards. Farrell, G. and Isaacs, S. (2007). Survey of ICT and Education in Africa: ASummary Report, Based on 53 Country Surveys. Washington, DC: infoDev /World Bank. Available at UNESCO (2002). Information and Communication Technologies in TeacherEducation: A Planning Guide. Paris: UNESCO UNESCO-IICBA (2008). ICT Standards for African Teachers—NeedsAssessment: Teacher Training Institutions in Focus. Addis Ababa: ECA.