Presentation on theme: "ICT in education in Poland Elżbieta Gajek Brussels 21.01.2008."— Presentation transcript:
ICT in education in Poland Elżbieta Gajek Brussels
OECD report Numbers of computers per student is expected to be higher now
OECD report 2 The gap between computers available at home and school is huge.
Social Context of the use of ICT OECD 3 Underprivileged children are at risk of digital exclusion.
Interest in new inventions and technologies by country Source: Eurobarometer 224 (2005)
Penetration by population World Statistics Polish research: 50% of families have a computer
Qualification and promotion requirements To get teacher qualifications a candidate should complete a 30 hour ICT course To get a profesional promotion for two higher professional degrees teachers should prove that they can use ICT in teaching Ministry of Education approved standards for the use of ICT in education
Teacher Training National programmes Intel nearly teachers in cascade training eTwinning Ministry portal scholaris.pl Polish American Freedom Foundation Cisco Academy
Teacher Training Regional programme Teacher Training Centres offer ICT courses
Language teachers % are computer literate 95% have access to computers They have a positive opinion on the use of ICT in langugae education They do not use ICT in teaching practice
Obstacles Gap between declared and implemented theories Gender issues – women and men use ICT in a different way Culture of the past – tradition vs innovation ICT is not accepted as part of culture Organization and management
Glocal holistic view Generic use of ICT in education Local educational culture vs the use of ICT Subjects issues Gender issues