ICT Literacy: Public Software Toolkit

The Public software toolkit provides education policy makers, planners and practitioners with a systematic methodology to formulate, plan and adopt public software in their ICT in Education programmes. The toolkit is primarily in the area of 'ICTs in teacher education', though the principles and processes can be used in a wider manner for broader programs in school education as well. The Toolkit contains five toolboxes, totally containing - a total of 19 tools - that provide interactive instruments and step-by-step guidelines which assist users to:

1. Map the current situation of status of ICT school programmes

2. Design and plan the ICT programme using public software, covering physical and human requirements, programme content, costs, methods of assessment etc.

3. Implement and monitor the programme

4. Assess effectiveness and impact and use this knowledge for re-planning for the next phase