UNESCO ICT competency framework for teachers


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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)


UNESCO in partnership with industry leaders and global subject experts, has created an international benchmark which sets out the competencies required to teach effectively with information and communications technology (ICT). The framework emphasises that it is not enough for teachers to have ICT competencies and be able to teach them to their students. Teachers need to be able to help the students become collaborative, problem solving, creative learners through using ICT so they will be effective citizens and members of the workforce. The framework therefore addresses all aspects of a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training; Literacy; Quality; Workforce development

Keywords: Competence; Skill needs; Teachers; Technological literacy; Benchmarking; Best practice; Knowledge level; Competency standard; Professional development

Published: Paris, France: UNESCO, 2011

Physical description: iii, 92 p.

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ISBN: 9789230010539

Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 109.641

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