ICT training for teachers

Announced today by e-skills UK  

Teachers get £5.6 million technology training programme New initiative will enhance professional skills of ICT and non-ICT teachers and help to transform ICT-related learning. The new programme will help teachers of all subjects make effective use of ICT as an inspirational and effective learning tool and boost the technology skills of their students.

The scheme will be rolled out by the OU and will … combines state-of-the-art distance learning that can be tailored to individual needs, with face-to-face learning at local venues or hosted by employers. It will be supported by a dynamic online community.

Already 9 Regional Centres are in the process of being set up and advertisements for the role of Centre Managers are out

We have moved a long way since NOF ICT training and this initiative should give teachers the opportunity to get up to speed in terms of their personal ICT capability.

2 thoughts on “ICT training for teachers

  1. I really hope we have moved on since NOF! I’m not convinced though – there are still many practitioners out there with limited IT knowledge.

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