Informatics for Primary Education

Working Group Representing UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) has produced the publication of Informatics for Primary Education. This programme is in cooperation with International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), and Institute of New Technologies of Education (INT).

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). It has been 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).

Publication year: 2000