Tokelau Education Department Explores ICT In Samoa

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Workshop looks at use of technology in improving learning, administration

APIA, Samoa (Talamua, Oct. 5, 2014) – Tokelau’s Education Department is participating in a five days’ workshop to better understand what Information Communication Technology (ICT) is – from basic computer literacy to operating software’s like the Microsoft office applications.

The main aim of the workshop is to build capacity not only for the students but also for teachers.

The workshop will assist in exploring the most efficient use of e-learning resources and the best methods and processes of teaching.

The training will also determine how to put in place a system on how information is shared among all schools and how to address maintenance appropriately.

A data collecting system is to be setup to monitor students and their achievements, measure progress and analysing data for report. It will provide clear understanding of issues that schools might face.

The participants are visiting schools in Samoa. They will also be visiting the Schools Net Centre within the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture (MESC).They will observe the progress of the ICT programme and understand its implementation process.

There are nine participants including all principals and supporting staff from all three villages, Fakaofo, Nukunonu, Atafu and the National Office in Apia.

The Tokelau Education Department also acknowledged the support of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture in Samoa and wishes to express how delighted they are at the opportunity.

Participants:

Fakaofo:

Nukunonu:

Atafu:

Tokelau Apia Liaison Office:

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