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An evaluation of information and communication technology in post-primary schools 2006

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Information & Communication Technology in Post-primary Schools 2006 AN EVALUATION OF Information & Communication Technology IN POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS 2006 Providing Inspection Services for Department of Education Department for Employment and Learning Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure 2 ICT IN POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS Section Page PART ONE 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 2. Emerging Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 3. Policy Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 4. Summary of Main Findings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 PART TWO MAIN REPORT 5. Planning for Learning with Information and Communication Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 6. Assessment of Information and Communication Technology . . . . . . . . . . . .16 7. Teaching and Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 8. The Pupils’ Experiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 9. Management and Leadership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 10. Staff Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 11. Accommodation and Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 12. School Evaluations of Information and Communication Technology Provision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 13. Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 14. Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Appendix 1: Schoo

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