Global ICT Practice: International Studies

MirandaNet, one of the strongest and best-established online education communities, has at its core the use of digital technologies to enhance learning.

Members of the community come from across the world. These Observations reflect the work they are doing in their own countries, and the ways in which they share their knowledge and experiences with colleagues.

  • King Hamad’s School’s Future
      Introduction: This paper talks about “King Hamad’s School’s Future” Project. The main purposes of the project are, to use ICT in education in order to establish a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), to build and guide the Bahraini society towards an economy that is based on knowledge (K-economy) and to build the foundation for electronic government (e-government). By 2008 this project will cover all Bahraini local schools including all sectors primary, intermediate and secondary. This assignment is divided into five areas including: First, the introduction, where I am writing ... Read More ...
  • Cross Cultural Comparison: Hong Kong and UK Postgraduates
    Cross cultural comparison: the introduction of new technology with post-graduate students in Hong Kong and in the United Kingdom. Dr. Helen Boulton, Nottingham Trent University. 2014 Abstract: This project focuses on the development of an existing virtual learning environment (VLE) within a Professional Doctorate course delivered in the United Kingdom (UK) and Hong Kong (HK).  The universities involved are Nottingham Trent University (NTU), teh course provider (55 students), and Hong Kong College of Technology (HKCT), where the course had been delivered for 2 years ... Read More ...
  • Emerging Use of ICT for Teaching and Learning in Schools of Pakistan
    Emerging Use of ICT for Teaching and Learning in Schools of Pakistan. Tazmeen Sultan, City School Pakistan 2015 Summary   Tazmeen Sultan is part of the Educational Technology team at the City School, Lahore, Pakistan. Her responsibilities include facilitating the effective use of computers and other instructional technology programs at the regional and school level, assisting in the development of short- and long-range plans (Projects) for the integration of technology across the curriculum. Furthermore, she also implements and coordinates staff development and training for the purpose ... Read More ...
  • Assessment through ICT
    Assessment through ICT. Lubna Malik, City School Pakistan 2015 Summary Lubna Bashir Malik has been involved with education from many years in different capacities with various educational organizations. Currently, she is working as Educational Technology Trainer with a large private school system in Pakistan. She is Head of the ICTech (Innovation across curriculum through technology) Department. She designs the ICT curriculum for elementary and middle schools including different types of short and long projects. She trains the teachers to use technology effectively across multiple ... Read More ...
  • Global ICT Practice: International Studies
    MirandaNet, one of the strongest and best-established online education communities, has at its core the use of digital technologies to enhance learning. Members of the community come from across the world. These Observations reflect the work they are doing in their own countries, and the ways in which they share their knowledge and experiences with colleagues. Read More ...
  • E-learning in a UK-based M-level Education Leadership course accessed by Maltese students
    Abstract The intention of this paper is to examine the nature of a distance-learning master’s level course, based in the UK, aimed at senior educationists, to students in the UK and around the world; the paper particularly highlights a group based in Malta. The current cohort across the university numbers almost 400 students. This paper deals with the work of a single tutor and chronicles both the specific situation of a Malta-based sub-group and the opinions of a wider UK/international group ... Read More ...
  • Leading Schools in Policy and Practice – The programme for continuing professional development with Podar principals
    Abstract This report is based on the iCatalyst programme that has been running in 2010-2011. The new programmes for June 2011 are based on the observations on the differences in practice between Indian schools and on the observations of practice in England from the visits of the CRDT, Renee Biljani and Simran Kaur’s visit to Cheam and Priti Lala’s visit to Newham. Their visits to England and their thoughtful observations have helped clarify how best MirandaNet Fellows can develop practice in ... Read More ...
  • Mexicolore
    Abstract Mexicolore is a small, long-established, independent, artefact-based teaching team on Mexico and the Aztecs (for schools and museums throughout England); after 27 years of bringing Mexican culture and history to life through music, dance, drama, costume, and artefacts of all kinds for tens of thousands of children, the Mexicolore team plan to establish an Educational Trust, to bring in more front-line and support/research staff, and to explore new opportunities offered by modern communications technology (such as live interactive videoconferencing) in ... Read More ...