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Implementation Plan for Professional Development

goals and estimate costs. Participation rates and target audiences may of course be revised after consultations.

building initiatives must provide time for participants to practice and consolidate skills that they have gained in training.

ICT and Support for ICT teachers. Proposed participants are: one ICT teacher per secondary school, including those that serve as ICT Centers and those that receive ICT labs.

TPD will therefore also be implemented in three phases, and will involve provision of professional development in each program to the following number of participants:

Basic ICT skills for teachers. Proposed participants are: teachers from secondary schools (SMA, SMK, SMP and others). The current goal number assumes that the average faculty in secondary schools is 15 teachers, and that five teachers (or 33 percent) from each school will participate.

Dissemination of ICT Integration. Although the integration of ICT into teaching and learning is a critical goal, on a system-wide level ICT integration is a goal appropriate to an advanced program. Formal participation in ICT integration will be supported by TEIs meeting the needs of pre-service teachers and in-service teachers.

Basic ICT (SD version) for teachers and school leaders of SDs in remote areas. This program will be provided to one head teacher and one other teacher at all SDs, whether remote (Tier 3) or near coastal centers (Tier 1 and Tier 2). ICT Integration for pre-service teachers, in-service teachers in skills-upgrade courses and ICT teachers. ICT integration18 will be offered to ICT teachers and to pre-service teachers at TEIs, and at ICT Centers to teachers in schools with ICT minilabs. ICT Leadership for school heads. This will be offered to all head teachers of secondary schools; installation of“Tier 3 stations”at SDs may be contingent on school heads participation in professional development. Additional participants, for example from schools that have already acquired ICT facilities—can be added. Cost estimates will rise accordingly. Regarding timing, TPD must be closely linked to the roll-out of ICT hardware and communications capacity. In addition, sequencing of capacity18 “ICT integration” refers to a broadly defined set of pedagogical practices, in which ICT is used to support learning in many different school subjects, through use of computers, the Internet and other resources. ICT integration typically involves the use of computers by students, rather than by teachers demonstrating concepts or developing materials. While educational software may play a role in integrated use of ICT in schools, integration typically revolves around the use of many kinds of software, including productivity tools, and use of the Internet for communication, research and publishing

ICT in Education Strategy and Implementation Plan for Education in Papua

TEIs will also host in-service ICT integration units for ICT teachers, approximately one year after those teachers have completed their initial ICT and Support course. ICT teachers will support dissemination of ICT-integration practices in their schools as teachers’ readiness and demand warrants. Planning for additional professional development supporting ICT integration, and possible introduction of new technologies (such as blogs or podcasts) can take place during Phase 3 if progress warrants. BPP Staff. BPP staff will require a wide range of competencies, and in many instances different staff will require different competencies. Capacity building for BPP staff should address: ICT integration Instructional design Multimedia development and ICT resource management If staffing allows, a specific professionaldevelopment module will be developed for BPP staff. Alternatively, individual BPP staff may be enrolled in appropriate training courses provided by Papuan TEIs and by universities and other organizations outside of Papua. In addition, technical assistance to the BPP staff will be specifically designed to build capacity as well as to accomplish objectives in relation to the

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ICT in Education Strategy and Implementation Plan for Education in Papua  

This information and communication technologies (ICT) in education strategy and implementation plan has four goals, to use information and c...

ICT in Education Strategy and Implementation Plan for Education in Papua  

This information and communication technologies (ICT) in education strategy and implementation plan has four goals, to use information and c...

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