Advancing Information Technology Skills

Information technology is integral to our world. IT has been the driver of significant changes in communication and commerce of the past years. This in turn has impacted on the way in which our society operates as well as the way in which teaching and learning is undertaken in the school and beyond. Use of digital technology offers a number of opportunities for learners, including: more time on task and development of deeper understanding of key concepts. Use of digital technology also offers great opportunities to educators including: the tools to undertake effective analysis of learner achievement results and the opportunity to enhance the delivery of lessons.

However, it needs to be acknowledged that effectively integrating IT into education requires time and resources. Educators should be encouraged to communicate with each other to learn about best practices.

The following programmes have made an innovative contribution in this area: