Education Revolution ICT Teacher Training Package

Summary of a Media Release from the office of Peter Garrett (29th October, 2010)

ICT Innovation Fund Projects: Teaching Teachers for the Future – $7.8M “Teachers who are expert users of ICT will assist universities to update teaching courses, so that new teachers have the necessary skills to incorporate the use of ICT in their classrooms.”

Teacher Online Toolkit – $825,000 ‘development and trialling of seven online teaching packages which will show teachers how they can incorporate the use of ICT in everyday learning, with a focus on elements of the Australian Curriculum.”

Anywhere, Anytime Teacher Professional Learning – $5.4M (NSW) Ensuring that teachers in rural and regional areas have access to the same ICT resources as teachers in urban areas. “..implemented nationally in the future”.

Leading ICT Learning – $2.08M “This project from Principals Australia will provide a single online portal through which principals can access expert ICT advice and tools as well as network with other principals. The portal will help principals to better plan the use of ICT in their school and the ICT professional development of their teachers.”

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