ICT Use in Schools: Motivation
The primary motivation for the use of ICT in schools is thatit engages our learners in constructing meaning,communicatin and collaboratin effectivel solvinproblems, self-regulating their learning, and learningintentionally in a facilitated learning environment.
ICT Use in Schools:Where Are We Now?
Gaps and weaknesses in the use of ICT in education:
Inadequate basic infrastructure
Lack of connectivity, hardware & software
Lack of technical support
ac o uns or operaons manenance
Absence of systematic management support
Lack of ICT-based materials
Lack of ownership by schools
Lack in integration into existing curriculum
Teacher lack of incentives and motivation
Public-private partnerships (PPP) as possiblemechanisms for developing and sustaining publicinfrastructure and services have created growinginterest from governments around the world. Such
partnersps were ente at te nteNations Conference on Environment andDevelopment –the Rio Earth Summit –as centralto achieving global sustainable development.
PPP then focuses on the shared responsibility ofboth the public and private sectors towards theprovision and maintenance of infrastructure andservices for the general population.
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