Online Summer Courses for Primary Teachers

Over the past year, schools have received additional grants for computer equipment to update the ICT infrastructure within schools.  In TeachNet, we believe that in addition to funding ICT equipment, teachers need high quality professional development to help them realise the potential of this investment.  The international research clearly indicates that quality CPD is essential in order to effectively integrate ICT into classroom settings.  This summer, TeachNet is offering 17…

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ICT Competency Standards for Teachers

​We have been involved recently in a number of teacher CPD projects in which we have introduced the UNESCO ICT Competency Standards for Teachers (ICT-CST).  We believe these to be an important step forward in teacher education in the area of ICT. In an effort to help educational policy-makers and curriculum developers identify the skills teachers need to harness technology in education, UNESCO developed the ICT Competency Standards for Teachers…

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