Effective Use of ICT in Education.
Malcolm Payton, E3Net
This paper considers the effectiveness of ICT in Education expenditure by examining a number of national ICT initiatives. It proposes greater focus on building local capacity that allows Strategic Management of ICT and Leadership in Education (SMILE).
The first section Changes in Education examines worldwide changes in employment, society and education, and how these are influenced by new technologies.
The second section Obtaining Value for Money looks at ICT initiatives around the world and asks which features led to effective and sustainable use of ICT in education.
The final section on The Strategic Leadership Programme considers how one Strategic Leadership programme has attempted to support better outcomes through building local capacity.