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1 ingImplementing ICT in School The British Council Seminar 0161 Alice Chiu, Shu-chuan Taipei Municipal Cheng-san Senior High School

2 Table of Contents Part One: What is ICT? What about IT? Part One Part Two: How British Implements ICT in School Part Two Part Three: Reflections and Suggestions Part Three

3 What is Information and Communications Technology (ICT)? Media materials such as TV, video and radio resources Micro-computers Peripherals such as alternative access tools, interfaces for control and sensing equipment Internet access and use Integrated learning systems Video conferencing facilities Electronic mail systems Electronic toys/programmable vehicles Electronic assessment and recording systems

4 What is Information Technology Capacity? An ability to use effectively ICT tools and information sources to analyze, process and present information, and to model, measure and control external event.

5 IT Capacity includes: Using information sources and ICT tools to solve problems Using ICT tools and information sources, such as computer systems and software packages, to support learning in a variety of contexts. Understanding the implications of ICT for working life and society.

6 How British Implements ICT in School National Grid for Learning Program Rationale for Investment in ICT The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 Government Support Other related Organizations British

7 National Grid for Learning Program (NGfL) Four years ago, the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, launched “ Open for Learning, Open for Business. ” The strategy has underpinned the successful roll-out for the NGfL program. It acts as a starting point to the information superhighway, to benefit both learners and teachers. British

8 NGfL Standard Fund 1998 — 102m 1999 — 105m 2000 — 168m 2001 — 245m 2002 — 335m 2003---335m British

9 Rationale for Investment in ICT Transforming teaching and learning Raising standards Reducing the risk of social exclusion Increasing employability Reducing the ICT skills gap Improving service delivery British

10 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (1/8) By 2002, most school leavers should have a good understanding of ICT based firmly on the standards prescribed in the curricula operating in the various parts of the UK. British

11 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (2/8) All maintained schools to provide a computer-based pupil level return form in January 2002 and defined pupil information for transfer between schools from May 2002. British

12 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (3/8) A secure connection to the Internet in each school, with at least 20% of schools connected at broadband level by August 2002. British

13 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (4/8) Serving teachers feel confident and are competent to teach using ICT within the curriculum. British

14 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (5/8) By April 2002, each deprived neighborhood should have at least one publicly accessible community-based facility to complement any home access which is available. British

15 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (6/8) A computer to pupil ratio of at least 1:11 in each primary school and 1:7 in each secondary school by August 2002. PrimarySecondary 19981:181:9 20001:131:8 20021:111:7 20041:81:5 British

16 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (7/8) Connect all public libraries to the information superhighway by the end of 2002. British

17 The Government ’ s Targets for 2002 (8/8) By December 2002, over 6000 UK online centers ’ Community Grids for Learning, will provide community-based content for adult learners. British

18 Government Support NGfL — National Grid for Learning DfEs — Department for Education and Skills (policy and grand support) QCA — National Curriculum and its Assessment Standards and Effectiveness Unit National College for School Leadership Teacher Training Agency British

19 Other Related Organizations Becta KITSch BESA Teem British

20 What is Becta? British Educational Communications Technology Agency The Government ’ s lead agency on the use of ICT in education It plays a crucial role in helping to maximize the benefits to all teachers and learners that using ICT can bring. British

21 Becta ’ s role in the NGfL Infrastructure Create an accessible infrastructure that makes ICT universally available to teachers and students Content Provide learners, teachers, and institutions with access to educationally valuable content and services Practice Support teachers and schools to integrate ICT into innovative and effective ways of teaching and learning British

22 Becta ’ s aims Set and raise standards Offer advice Implement Innovate Evaluate British

23 Becta ’ s Partners Government and its agencies Educators Professional associations Voluntary organizations Those who support educators Industry and its representatives Developers and implementers of national strategies British

24 Becta ’ s Organization NGfL content NGfL infrastructure Schools Evidence and practice Lifelong learning Corporate services British

25 What is KITSch? The Kent IT in School Partnership (KITSch) is a partnership between Canterbury Christ Church University College and The Kent Advisory Service (KAS) and is one of only a few training organizations approved nationally. It provides ICT training program for teachers. The program includes “ Support Self Study ” and “ On-line Tutorial Support. ” British

26 What is BESA? BESA (British Educational Supplier Association) is the only trade association in the UK that draws its membership from the educational supply industry. Funded by the industry, its aim is to promote, inform and enhance the business of its members. Members include manufacturers and suppliers of educational and training equipment, material, consumables, teaching aids, furniture, technology hardware and software and services for all ranges, areas of the curriculum and administration. British

27 What does BESA do? It provides an annual directory of their members to guide the right educational suppliers for schools ’ needs. It also produces news of newly developed products and services and reports on developments in education. Each year BESA carries out the UK Schools Survey on Budget and Resource Provision and the ICT in UK State Schools Survey. British

28 What is TEEM? Teachers Evaluating Educational Multimedia to give teachers reliable and objective evaluations of educational multimedia that they can trust. TEEM trains classroom teachers to become evaluators of curriculum-rich CD ROMs, tools and websites. British Go to Part Three

29 Reflections and Suggestions What is it like in Taiwan? What do we want it to happen when we use a computer in the classroom? What are we going to evaluate after we integrate ICT into teaching, or after we encourage our learners use new technology and ICT skills in class? What kind of content will lead to good quality of learning and teaching? What do teachers need? Reflections and Suggestions

30 How is it Like in Taiwan? Central Government Local Government Schools Teachers Students

31 My Question:

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