Monday, 19 November 2012

ICT in Science Education

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      The purpose of this report is to review the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in support of science education. It attempts to describe current practice and to identify and to clarify some of the issues that face schools and colleges in trying to improve the ways in which they make use of new technologies to enhance teaching and learning in science. It does not claim to comprehensively cover every aspect of ICT in science but aims to contribute to current thinking about this topic by presenting a practical and pragmatic evaluation of some of its key features.

         According UNESCO a holistic and comprehensive approach to promoting ICT in education. Access, inclusion and quality are among the main challenges they can address. The Organization’s Intersectoral Platform for ICT in education focuses on these issues through the joint work of three of its sectors: Communication & Information, Education and Science
   “We are examining our education system to create a curriculum where people learn how to learn so they can continue their education throughout the rest of their lives. The measure of success in 2020 will be the number and quality of our people who can add value to information.”
     Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad
MSC Malaysia Launch, 1st Ogos 1996      

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