Bridging the Digital Divide through Supporting the Development of e-Educational Leadership in APEC Countries.
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Bridging the Digital Divide through Supporting the Development of e-Educational Leadership in APEC Countries
Introduction A component of the APEC Cyber Education Cooperation (ACEC) Project funded by the APEC Education Foundation (AEF). Centre for IT in Education (CITE), The University of Hong Kong is a member of the consortium for the ACEC. CITE undertakes the project to make available to teachers and administrators in APEC member economies information & services to improve the use of ICT in education.
CITE’s specific role: To promote and support the development of e-Education Leadership in ICT for educational administrators, school principals and teachers in the APEC community.
International e-Educational Leadership Pilot Workshop, 25-28 March 2002, Bangkok Workshop Focus Vision building for ICT in education Approaches and strategies for ICT implementation Developing ICT implementation plans
International e-Educational Leadership Pilot Workshop, 25-28 March 2002, Bangkok Workshop Participants 40 participants from 11 APEC economies, including Government officials, inspectors School principals Key teachers, ICT coordinators Teacher educators
Documents on ICT related education policy and implementation strategies in the region The workshop referred to and drew on:
…as well as case studies on Innovative Practices:
in the implementation and integration of ICT use in schools & classrooms. Provided to stimulate participants to reflect on & develop ICT integration policies & implementation strategies at national or school levels. The case studies reveal the importance of ‘partnerships in e-leadership’
International e-Educational Leadership Regional Workshop, 19-21 February 2003, Cebu, The Philippines The workshop is a small but important component of the ACEC initiative on “Bridging The Digital Divide in the APEC region”
Workshop Focus Exploring ICT-supported Classroom Practices in Education: Identifying Models and Success Factors for ICT in Education Identifying and promoting eLeadership and Innovation through technology Establishing international collaboration in eLeadership in APEC region
Workshop Participants 37 participants from 10 APEC economies, including Government officials, inspectors School principals Key teachers Technology planners and developers Teacher educators and researchers
Workshop Activities Mix of delegate, plenary and small group presentations
Workshop Activities Interacting online using 10 broadband connected PCs
Workshop Activities Access to online workshop resource room
Online Workshop Resource Room Allowed all participants to contribute their ideas and input during and after the workshop was completed –participant/group input their work into relevant online folders and present their implementation plan(s) to all delegates –participants and their colleagues able to continue cross-national discussions and communications following the workshop
Database of Case studies on Innovative Practices in ICT
Database of Case Studies on Innovative Practices in ICT 25 out of 174 case studies arising from The Second International Information Technology in Education Study (SITES), an international comparative research study on IT in education A collection of innovative practices in the use of ICT identified by 28 countries involved in the SITES study
Workshop Activities Everyone participated and contributed Learning from each other, learning by doing, learning through problem solving Learning through collaboration Learning through technology application Productive outcomes from the workshop – for individuals, groups and APEC region as a whole
Proposed future collaborative activities Delegates developed a number of proposals for future collaborative ventures in the APEC community. Funds are sort to support these projects, including: 1.To evaluate e-learning platforms with guidelines and recommendations for the design and development of pedagogically sound and culturally appropriate e-learning platforms for the APEC region
Proposed future collaborative activities 2.To build on and develop further case studies on innovation and change through the use of ICT in the APEC region; 3.To establish a program to support schools and communities in evaluating ICT integration into learning and teaching; and 4.Collaborative research on the integration of ICT in teacher education and on ICT competencies
Workshop Feedback Online case studies and workshop activities stimulated participants: –to review their own ICT development planning in their economies; –to reflect on key issues regarding eLeadership; –to realise the importance of cross level planning (national/regional, school and individual); and –to request further collaborative activities on eLeadership in the APEC region