School ICT Policy

School ICT Policy
ICT success indicators
Focus on ICT Policy
Why should a school have an ICT policy?
 Guidelines for action
 Influences daily practice
 Not be open to exploitation
 Clear educational strategy
Who should be involved?
 Staff
 Parents
 Management
 Use survey or questionnaire to start
What should policy include?
Teaching and learning
Staff development
 Control and monitoring
 How often? By whom? What budget is allocated?
 How often? Who evaluates? What criteria? Backup?
Financial plan
Budget cycle
Policy Development Cycle
Perservere – it takes time
Learn from others
Plan the possible
Monitor and evaluate each step of the process
Be consultative, accountable, transparent and fair
Communicate policy