EDL 601: ESSENTIAL ICT MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR SCHOOL LEADERS 6 Credit (20-20-20) Cameroon Council for Educational Leadership and Management Society (CCELMS)| Frederick Ebot Ashu

12 Weeks

This course is ideal for principals, headteachers, teachers or ICT directors, managers, technicians and other staff who support ICT in educational establishments.


Principal as school leaders have a major responsibility for initiating and implementing school change through the use of Information and Communication Technology.

  •  Topics covered
  • Develop a plan of action to evaluate and develop school stakeholder information literacy
  •  Using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software to accomplish school tasks effectively.  Develop an ICT project for a local school of your choice. Draw up a budget using a spread sheet
  •  ICT project for a local school
  • Prepare a PowerPoint presentation to your PTA board members about the importance of information Technology in the 21st century.
  •  Draft an ICT facilities access procedure/ critique an existing procedure
  • Write a report about your local ICT project
  • Management of ICT equipment in the 21st century.
  • Continues Assessment   
  • Evaluating school ICT readiness.
  • Developing a school ICT policy or OR Critique an existing school ICT policy
  •  Group discussion and Presentation of  ICT policy  
  •  Conduct an ICT Initiate -the development of a school ICT policy in a collaborative fashion
  • Using ICT to enhance school and home      
  •  Revision           
    1.    Anderson, R., & Dexter, S. (2005). School Technology Leadership: An Empirical Investigation of Prevalence and Effect. Educational Administration Quarterly,41(1), 49–82. doi:10.1177/0013161X04269517
    2.    Anderson, R., & Dexter, S. (2000). School Technology Leadership: Incidence and Impact ( No. 6). I.T. in Education. UC Irvin: Center for Research on Information and Organisations. Retrieved from http://www.crito.uci.edu/tlc/html/findings.html
    3.    Brown, B. (2009). Technology Leadership: Definition of Educational Technology. Technology Leadership. Blog. Retrieved April 2, 2012, fromhttp://bbrowntechnology.blogspot.com/2009/07/definition-of-educational-technology.html
    4.    Carlson, S. (2002). The Missing Link in Educational Technology : Trained Teachers. TechKnowLogia, 4(4), 7-11. Retrieved fromhttp://www.techknowlogia.org/TKL_active_pages2/TableOfContents/main.asp?Issue
    5.    Chang, I. H., Chin, J. M., & Hsu, C. M. (2008). Teachers’ Perceptions of the Dimensions and Implementation of Technology Leadership of Principals in Taiwanese Elementary Schools. Educational Technology & Society, 11(4), 229-245.
    6.    Engida, T. (2011). ICT-enhanced Teacher Development Model. UNESCO-IICBA. United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
    7.    Flanagan, L., & Jacobsen, M. (2003). Technology leadership for the twenty-first century principal. Journal of Educational Administration, 41(2), 124–142.doi:10.1108/09578230310464648
    8.    GESP, Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (2010) Reference Framework for Governmental Action over the period (2010-2020). Yaounde: The Prime Minister’s Office.
    9.    Ng, W. K., Miao, F., & Lee, M. (2009). Capacity-building for ICT integration in education (Review). Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009-2010. Retrieved fromhttp://www.eepsea.org/mimap/ev-140839-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
    10.    SchoolNet Africa. (2004). Towards a Strategy on Developing African Teacher Capabilities in the Use of Information and Communication Technology ( ICT ).October (pp. 1-71). Retrieved July 7, 2012, from
    http://www.col.org/Publication Documents/pub_ 04Towards_Strategy_Africa.pdf
    11.    UNESCO. (2011). UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (version 2.0). Framework (Version 2.). Paris, France: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved May 5, 2012, from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002134/213475e.pdf
    12.    UNESCO Bangkok. (2012). UNESCO Office in Bangkok: ICT-enhanced teacher development model. Retrieved July 2, 2012, fromhttp://www.unescobkk.org/education/ict/online-resources/databases/ict-in-education-database/item/article/ict-enhanced-teacher-development-model/


  • ICT Project: Mobile solution to support ICT and Education in Africa ( i-Connect Project )
  • Technology in the 21st century
  • Not Left Behind: Promoting Inclusive Access to Digital Technology
  • ICT Policy Framework
  • School ICT readiness
  • School Management in 21st Century Using ICT: Challenges and the Way Forward
  • ICT Access Control - Operational Policy
  • ICT Project - Creating Brighter Futures
  • Teaching and Learning with ICT Tools: Issues and Challenges from Teachers’ Perceptions
  • The impact of ICT in schools – a landscape review
  • School ICT Policy
  • EDL 60 1 Esential ICT Management Skills for School leaders Course outline
  • Using ICT to enhance home-school links
  • Developing the Use of Information and Communication Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning
  • ICT in school
  • Using digital technology to promote inclusive education
  • Technology for Teaching and Learning 1 || Roles of Technology for Teaching and Learning
  • ICT Action plan Template and ICT Project
  • Implementing small scale ICT projects in developing countries – how challenging is it?
  • Action plan and ICT project leasson note Week 2

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