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Objective: To improve ICT training

Adapting educational processes and resources in schools and adult training schemes to ensure an improvement in computer literacy. It is also intended to improve on the existing training programmes, promote continuous learning and the involvement of efficient training providers, to meet the needs of learning citizens and the labour market.

Keywords: Schools, Educational resources, Training in ICT, Training of trainers


 

Report(s) Objective 'To improve ICT training'

 
Date Report:
June 27 2003Bringing ICT to schools: learning in the information society
June 27 2003Improving continuous training in ICT: tackling the skills gap

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Objective : To improve ICT training 

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Case 90  CITINET - Learning Centre Network (UK) 
Widening access to learning by providing intranet, and other, resources to local training providers (75 centres within the city).

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Case 426  ECDL - better chance to get employed (Romania) 
How the ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) is being used in Romania to ensure quality training and improve IT awareness with links to international ECDL resources.

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Case 321  EUSTAT - Empowering Users through Assistive Technology (EU) 
This project was primarily aimed at the development and provision of educational material for End Users of Assistive Technology

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Case 91  KidSmart Early Learning Programme (UK, Germany, France) 
Ongoing project by IBM to provide specially adapted computers for young children (under 6 years old).

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Case 84  UK Online (UK) 
Included for reference only - outlines the UK's national programme to provide wider Internet access combined with it's on-line training initiative.

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Case 87  European School Net (EU) 
Report on pan-European network of educational networks to encourage communication, knowledge sharing and learning resources.

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Case 440  CRIPS - PHARE-CONSENSUS - distance training for managers (Romania) 
Very well documented "Best Practice" case of distance learning for child welfare workers in Romania applied in a practical manner. Has expanded and developed further and initiated improvements beyond the training field.

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Case 195  DATEC Developmentally Appropriate Technology in Early Childhood (EU) 
Detailed study of how children adopt ICT plus the development of a portal for dissemination and support.

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Case 194  Think Quest - Youth learning on Net (Global) 
This is an ongoing project/program that aims to bring together a network of researchers dedicated to exploring youth-centred learning on line

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Case 83  Asylum Seekers in the UK (UK) 
Teaching ICT to Asylum seekers to help them integrate and find employment more quickly. Includes recommendations for improving quality of support.

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Case 192  De@fAdults Lifelong Learning project (UK) 
Good working model of project to aid deaf adults that engenders confidence and pride through quality training and services. Includes way to use deaf teachers as role models.

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Case 191  De@fchild (UK) 
Using ICT to help the education of deaf children. Supported by the BBC establishes centres and develops software as well as training programmes.

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Case 182  Dialogue - Information Society for disadvantaged groups (EU) 
Using existing ICT tools in an innovative way in schools leads to educational and other improvements.

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Case 358  e-learning: Cisco Networking Academy Program in Hungary 
Comprehensive e-learning program that provides students with the Internet technology skills essential in the global economy.

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Case 356  European Computer Driving License (ECDL) for the visually impaired (Hungary) 
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Case 179  Fountain - Training for young unemployed people (Ireland) 
Training project for school "drop-outs" which had to design bespoke programmes to overcome low esteem as well as skill shortage.

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Case 125  INFOVILLE Valencia - Information Society development (Spain) 
Large scale project to involve citizens in the Information age. Nearly doubled the number of PC users in the region (1996/99)

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Case 159  Initiative D21- Education and Qualification for the Information Age (Germany) 
A public-private initiative to accelerate Germany into the information society. Some excellent results with schools and proof that partnerships work.

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Case 845  Internet course for the elderly (Hungary) 
Helping the elderly to keep up with their grandchildren.

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Case 360  Iris-Sulinet: hardware and content development in Hungarian public education (Hungary) 
A National programme to introduce computers and the internet discovers that it needs to develop and deliver suitable content. Some good lessons learnt.

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Case 199  Irish Wheelchair Association online (Ireland) 
Ongoing (2001/3) project to help disabled people (not just wheelchair users) access ICT and Internet, includes adapting hardware/software, cybercafe's, training and support.

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Case 844  LABT- Network of the academic libraries (Lithuania) 
The project was developed to automate the main processes in academic libraries by using means of system administration and user management.

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Case 175  Naestved Info Society 2000 - Information Society development (Denmark) 
Establishing the Information Society in Næstved by extending Internet, rolling out a range of electronic services over the Internet, and encouraging the use of IT and the Internet through promotion and education.

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Case 47  Netd@ys - Awareness raising of new technology for education (EU) 
Awareness raising project from the Commission which has exploited an American concept to good effect in Europe. Some useful lessons, particularly in handling the speed difference between ICT deliverables and paper-based deliverables.

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Case 418  ODYSSEUS (Cyprus) 
The implementation of the first pilot program on distance learning in elementary schools.

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Case 444  OSKa - National Women’s Information Center (Poland) 
Excellent example of how the Internet can service the information needs of a specific group (women in this case). Good ideas that add real value to a dissemination website.

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Case 445  Polish Virtual University (Poland) 
Recently established virtual (on-line) University finds that the prime importance is facilitating the interaction between students/staff and students/students regardless of whether courses are designed "in house" or bought in from the International market.

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Case 405  Prepare for an information society - "Infovek" project (SK) 
How Slovakia managed to get computers into all its schools through good planning, public awareness and political support. The result prepares the young in Slovakia for life and encourages ICT skills development in the wider community.

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Case 215  Red Sorda II - Deaf Community (Spain) 
RED SORDA II tries to make accessible the Information Society for deaf people and to integrate them into the economy. It aims to provide bespoke training and the creation of deaf virtual communities to raise awareness.

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Case 183  Schools IT2000 TSI - Computer literacy for teachers and students (Ireland) 
Development of ICTs in both primary and second level schools through ICT skills development for teachers and students at national level.

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Case 180  Tramlines - IT training for young people (Ireland) 
An excellent case training long-term unemployed people, to a high level of skills needed to obtain high-paid, professional jobs in the Information Technology sector, by means of getting professional IT certification. Proves that investment in quality (rather than quantity) training works.

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Case 26  TTA, The New Opportunities Fund ICT training for teachers and school librarians (UK) 
This national up-skilling programme illustrates the importance of establishing clear national targets but allowing local trainers (both public and private) to design and deliver to meet diverse local needs.

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Case 255  Web.punkte - 'internet-cafes' in schools as access points for students and citizens (Germany) 
This project was an initiative to reduce the digital divide in the region of Bremen and Bremenhaven by exploiting the existing infrastructure.

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Case 470  World Wide Web without barriers (Poland) 
Polish organisation for disabled people finds success for its' clients with IT training, teleworking etc through the creation of a community spirit, quality qualifications and staff dedication. Shows the real benefits from adding value to raise confidence and feeling of "self worth" in clients.

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Case 412  Intelligent Campus Programme for the College of Nyiregyhaza (Hungary) 
An excellent case - how a University used its' disadvantaged status to install a complete Intranet solution on the back of a virtual campus. Greatly improved management, real cost savings and better educational services now make this a leading Hungarian University. Much creative thinking!

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Case 128  Iperbole Bologna Civic Network - Access for all (Italy) 
Municipal Intranet project that provided e-mail and Internet access to all citizens and improved local democracy, service provision, community involvement and ICT skills.

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Case 206  Dschola - regional collaborative network of Piedmont schools (Italy) 
Supports and facilitates the take up of ICT in rural schools, including safe use of Internet and improved co-operation amongst teachers.

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Case 417  OIKADE (Cyprus/Greece) 
System for development of intellectual and cultural ties between Greece, Cyprus and Greeks living abroad.

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Case 871  "Bridging the digital divide" (Bulgaria) 
Project to provide ICT resources in schools in Bulgaria illustrates that many companies are prepared to help with second-hand equipment which is perfectly adequate for school use. This simple project put more computers into schools than had beeen added in the previuos 4 years.

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Case 268  "Let's start now" - ICT skills development for women in a rural area (Austria) 
Using a "bottom up" approach this project provided useful ICT training for women farmers which they put to good use in a wide variety of ways

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Case 387  Cisco Network Academy Romania (Romania) 
Description of how Romania used the Cisco training programme to upskill its base of network administrators in a cost-effective manner providing an International qualification to its' citizens. Includes Cisco case studies.

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Case 856  Driving lessons with eismas.lt (traffic.lt) Lithuania 
This project is oriented to drivers society: pedestrians, drivers, passengers and to all other people who are not indifferent to safe traffic.

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Case 475  E-Scholl’s as public access points to the Internet (Slovenia) 
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Case 364  Facilitating drug related harm reduction in CEE/NIS (Global) 
Ongoing HIV support project is finding that the Internet, plus common shared languages (Russian & English), allows the project to access specialists in 27 states and thereby develop and provide a quality service.

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Case 12  Frauen ans Netz - Internet courses for women (Germany) 
Large scale training programme for women to use the Internet (100,000 women). Many useful lessons.

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Case 257  ISIS - Information, service, integration and schooling for blind and vision-impaired people (Austria) 
Project to support blind people and help them into employment. Providing training, access to internet, ICT skills etc. plus a special website the clients.

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Case 37  IT For the Terrified: A community venture to offer basic IT training (UK) 
Excellent project to introduce ICT skills in a rural area can be easily replicated in many environments. Sound practical lessons learnt and applied.

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Case 879  Let’s Sing Together - How to Create a CD full of songs (SK) 
A brilliant example of how ICT can be used to bring together individuals and groups with a common passion and purpose, but geographically diverse. Although the target was a CD of songs, exposure to the wide range of ICT tools and skills will undoubtedly benefit the particiants in ways beyond their first pasion (music).

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Case 873  The “Chitalishte” project (Bulgaria) 
An attempt for strengthening the positions of a traditional cultural institution in Bulgaria

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Case 411  Toward the World and Myself - via Computer (Poland) 
A programme, started by volunteers, for helping elderly ladies catch up with IT skills. With the right funding in place they have now expanded to provide a truly valuable experience enabling their clients to enjoy the digital age. Some excellent examples of good practice.

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Case 250  UHI Millennium Institute - Scottish Highlands and Islands (UK) 
ICT enabled the creation of a true University for this remote region. Collaboration with other countries and introducing student designed learning programmes this case represents a bold step towards the future of Higher Education. Ample supporting material and links are available.

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Case 259  WAI-DE - Improving the web accessibility in Europe 
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Case 446  Telework - Poland 
Polish portal supporting and promoting teleworking finds that it needs to help both the potential teleworkers and their potential employers.

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Case 273  Web for All - barrier-free Internet (Germany) 
This ongoing project is to improve the accessibility of the internet for everyone including disabled people by identifying barriers and providing strategies to overcome them.

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Case 437  E-administration at Higher Education (Czech Republic) 
University applies e-administration principles to keep records on each student in PhD study programmes while providing access to information to all people involved (PhD students, supervisors, Faculty management, administrators).

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Case 413  Education Support Programme KOMPASAS (Lithuania) 
Education Support Programme Kompasas creates conditions to representatives of education system to use new information technologies.

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Case 265  HERO - Health Promotion and Educational Support for the Rehabilitation of Offenders (EU) 
This is an ongoing project to develop, demonstrate and evaluate IST applications and services to promote the rehabilitation of offenders

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Case 363  LIBIS-library information system (Lithuania) 
The project was developed to automate the main processes in libraries by using means of system administration and user management.

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