ICT in Education

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This module is designed for teaching and learning professionals who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills to start engaging in the pedagogically effective use of ICT to support and enhance teaching, learning and assessment in the classroom.

  • Understand the key concepts and benefits of using ICT to support and enhance teaching, learning and assessment in the classroom
  • Outline considerations for planning an ICT-enhanced lesson
  • Understand safety, security and well-being considerations when using ICT in education
  • Outline ICT resources that can be used to support and enhance teaching, learning and assessment
  • Understand how to source and evaluate ICT resources to support and enhance teaching, learning and assessment
  • Outline the key features of classroom technologies
  • Use the key features of a learning platform
  • Certifies the key concepts relating to the use of ICT in the classroom
  • Supports educators who wish to start effectively using ICT in their professional practice
  • Developed with input from subject matter experts in the areas of teaching practice and IT user skills

The Syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as informed by input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies and organisations.

Category

Skillset

Key Concepts
  • Benefits
  • Pedagogy and ICT
Planning
  • Lesson Planning Considerations
  • Safety, Security and Well-Being
Selecting ICT Resources
  • ICT Resources for Teaching and Learning
  • ICT Resources for Assessment
  • Sourcing, Evaluating ICT Resources
Managing the Learning Environment
  • Classroom Technologies
  • Learning Platforms