Informatics for Primary Education. Recommendations produced by working group representing UNESCO IITE, the International Federation for Information Processing, and the Institute of New Technologies of Education.



Produced by Working Group Representing UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Institute of New Technologies of Education (INT).
Working group: Alexei Semenov, Co-Chair & Joint Editor (Russia), Anton J. Knierzinger, Co-Chair (Austria), Katerina Martcheva (Bulgaria), Sindre Roesvik (Norway), Eriing Schmidt (Denmark)
Editor of the English Version: Carol Sperry (USA)
Reviewers: Don Passey (UK), Eugenia Sendova (Bulgaria)
Informatics for Primary Education. Recommendations. IITO, Moscow, 2000
ISBN 5-88025-27-x

The problems, prospects, and best strategies for implementing information and communication technologies (ICT) in primary education are explicated and discussed on the basis of international experience in this field gained during the last decade. The Document is aimed at all those who are already using ICT in education, or going to make decision about such usage. The final goal of the Recommendations is to prompt teachers, curriculum designers and school administrators all over the world to participate in developing educational potential of ICT in response to general challenges faced by the contemporary school.

The Document was prepared according to the resolution of the UNESCO Congress on Education and Informatics (Moscow, 1986), and approved by the IITE Board Meeting (Moscow, 1998), and by the Meeting of the Experts from the CIS, Central and Eastern European Countries (Kiev, 1999).

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