Leadership and Change

The ICT Research projects being conducted by teachers in South Australian schools are intended to build on the knowledge and good practices of DECS educators regarding the impact of ICT on teaching and learning. The focus for the research is on the effective use of ICT across learning areas and the processes and teaching methodologies used rather than on the technology.
The Department of Education and Training Western Australia has embarked on some major projects to improve teaching and learning with ICT. In particular the 100 Schools Project aims for the first time to provide a strategic program of professional learning for all staff based on several key messages about the appropriate and critical use of ICT to enrich teaching and learning. Through the use of the DET designed

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How can teachers plan, deliver, assess and report with confidence that the outcomes will be meaningful and that they won't get lost in the technology? The Tasmanian Learning Architecture Project will be drawn on to illustrate how good technical architecture can support teachers to plan learning activities, reporting against learning outcomes and intuitively developing skills in the use of online tools. This case study will focus on issues and concerns to teachers.
The South Australian Professional Learning in ICT project has a highly successful ICT Coach program designed around principles of effective professional development detailed in a national research project. This part of the project targets 40% of teachers already focussed on using ICT in teaching and learning with 45% of its funds. This presentation will outline the thinking behind the strategies of the project and the links they make to where schools and teachers in South Australia are already positioned.
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