Implementing ICT-s...

Implementing ICT-supported Teacher Professional Development

Excerpted from the infoDev publication, Using Technology to Train Teachers: Appropriate Uses of ICT for Teacher Professional Development in Developing Countries.

Guiding questions

  • What supports are in place to help teachers successfully implement what they are learning in TPD?
  • Which of the critical supports identified in this section could be addressed to improve project implementation?
  • Which organizations within the education system, such as district offi ces, teacher training colleges, or universities, can provide follow-up support for TPD in schools?
  • In what ways can existing ICT infrastructure, including mobile phones and radio, support follow-up for current or planned TPD?
  • Is the technical-support capacity for ICT-enabled TPD located primarily in the private sector, in government, or in schools? How can that capacity be augmented?

Contents

  • Teacher Incentives
  • Supporting TPD in Schools
  • Follow-up Support
  • Follow-up and Communications
  • Mobile Phones as Support Tools
  • Support from School Leadership
  • Support from the Community
  • Community Support for IRI
  • Technical Support
  • Collaborative Support
  • Infrastructural Support for TPD
  • Web Resources

Please also see the related Implementation Brief.


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