ECDL FOR SCHOOLS

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Benefits of ICT skills for schools

Students with ICT skills enjoy an enriched educational experience and will be better prepared for life, work, and further learning. ICT skills enable teachers to use technology more effectively in the teaching process, thus achieving educational goals more efficiently, and in doing so save time and increase productivity in the classroom.


Improve communication and collaboration

  • Use technology to share tasks and work on group assignments and projects
  • Use email, instant messaging, and blogs to communicate with teachers and other students
  • Join virtual communities on topics of interest to their course of study

Facilitates access to information and resources

  • Access information on the Internet to supplement course work/study
  • Access a variety of content and sources which can facilitate intercultural understanding
  • Foster creativity in students by using interactive multimedia tools

Promote a positive attitude towards lifelong learning

  • Engage and motivate students by enabling them to use ICT skills in learning
  • Engage students with visualisation tools, voice and text feedback, to develop conceptual understanding
  • Allow access to a wide range of multimedia-based learning elements

Better equips students for life and for the workforce

  • Learn skills that students will need to apply to be successful in the workplace and in life

Last updated: 28-Oct-17