The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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Increasing learner access to information and communication technologies (ICT) in the curriculum is strategically important to ensure that school leavers moving into the labour market or into further study have the appropriate background and capacities to succeed, as work and educational environments becoming increasingly information intensive.

Information and Communication Technologies in South African Secondary Schools is based on the results of research undertaken in the Second Information Technology in Education Study (SITES) , an international cross-sectional survey evaluating the status of ICT in relation to instructional activities across 26 countries.

In contextualising the South African data against the background of international developments, the results from this study provide a useful overview of practices and policies in ICT in education around the world.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm
Pages : 136
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2040-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2040-9
Publish Year : 2005

List of tables and figures

Preface

Executive Summary

List of Abbreviations

1. Introduction

2. Background to SITES

3. ICT Infrastructure

4. Curriculum and pedagogy

5. Staff development in ICT at schools

6. Policies and usage of ICT in schools

7. Successful practices with ICT

8. Conclusion


References

The Research Programme on Human Resources Development (HRD) at the HSRC undertakes user-driven research in education and training, focusing on further and higher education and science, technology and education, with strong emphasis on learning pathways.

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