Presentation on theme: "ICT indicators in Education"— Presentation transcript:
1 ICT indicators in Education Simon EllisHead of Communication Statistics
2 Objectives Why do we want ICTS in schools and colleges? How do we measure ICTs in schools colleges?The answer to question 1 determines the answer to question 2
3 Some questions Does using a computer increase achievement? Why should children use computers?Why should teachers use computers?
4 Why use computers? To increase school achievement For employment opportunitiesTo increase social participationFor access to services and informationFor their own sake
5 What to measure? Content of used sites Frequency of use Nature of use Conditions of use eg language
6 Existing dataMostly from internationally comparable school achievement testsCan be used to link ICT use toachievementHome background including home computerSchool conditions, including teachers’ use of computerAlternatively use household survey data
13 Thailand pilot survey ~ Teachers Total teachers , ICT trained teachers 338,726 or 42.48%Teachers per 1 PC in Primary schools 20: in Secondary schools 2.3:1Percentage of teacher use of ICT for instruction % for administration 15%Percentage of teacher with cell phone 79%Percentage of teacher with 13.7%
14 Thai pilot survey ~ students Percentage of studentswith cell phone %with computer at home %with 5.9%Percentage of students who canuse a computer %use digital camera %write a webpage %Percentage of student usinginternet for education 9.9%internet at school %internet every week %
15 Results and outcomesNo benefits to learning unless all students have personal computerNo benefits to learners unless teacher has thorough knowledge of computers
16 Some successes Jordan Education Initiative Bahrain 100 pilot ‘Discovery’ schools feb 2004 linked in Jordan National Broadband Learning NetworkBahrainAll secondary and intermediate schools connectedHow to measure impact?How to replicate?