CONTENTS: Preface; Teacher Development Programmes; Broadening the Scope of Basic Education; Focusing on Learning; Role of Teacher to Access and Equity; Culture and Learning; Towards Functional Literacy; Quality Education for Quality of Life; ICTs and Their Potentials; ICTs Pedagogy in Teacher Education; World Decelaration on Education for All: Meeting Basic Learning Needs;
This book considers the roles of ICTs in teacher training. It describes the essential conditions that must be met for successful technology integration in teacher training and provides guidelines for development of a strategic planning process. It also identifies important strategies for managing the change process in the teacher education programme as technology becomes a catalyst for transforming the teaching-learning process. It will be essential reading for teachers, teacher educators, trainee teachers and researchers in educational change and information technology. It will also be of interest to government education departments.