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Information and communication technology (ICT) in secondary schools: the role of the computer coordinator

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Abstract

A study was conducted in 2002 to evaluate the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in 21 secondary schools in one region of New Zealand. As part of the study, the role of the ICT coordinator was investigated. All the ICT coordinators were surveyed and 14 of them were interviewed in-depth. It is found that they were all well-equipped to take up a significant leadership role in their schools and some of them have already demonstrated visible leadership. This paper also identifies some obstacles that have reduced their effective leadership in ICT use in their schools.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0007-1013.2004.00404.x

Affiliations: Faculty of Education, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Publication date: 2004-07-01

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