Teaching with Tech: the role of education unions in shaping the future

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Education International

Further Developing EI’s Work on Digital Technologies (Qs 39-41) The last section of the survey zooms in on the actions taken by respondents in relation to digital technologies and those they wish EI to pursue. On average this section received input from 94 out of the 110 respondents.

Q39: What action has your organisation taken in relation to the following topics? (check all that apply) This question asks respondents to select whether they have a. developed a policy, b. carried out research, c. established a dedicated structure/body, and d. not taken action on three overall themes: 1. The future of work in education 2. The use of digital technologies in education 3. The collection and use of data on learners and staff 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0%

The use of digital technologies in education

The future of work in education Developped policy

Carried out research

The collection and use of data on learners and staff

Established a dedicated structure/body

No action taken

Figure 43. Global aggregate for selected union actions taken with regards digital technologies

As can be seen, between 36 and 49 % of respondents have not taken action on the three themes, and least of all on the collection and use of data on learners and staff. The table below summarises the actions taken and shows their global average. Topic

The future of work in education

50

Developed policy

Carried out research

Established a dedicated structure/body

No action taken

Total

34.74%

29.47%

22.11%

36.84%

95