The latest progress report on ICT application in Chinese basic education
Facilitating educational modernisation through information and communication technology (ICT) application in education is an important strategic measure taken by the Chinese government on the requirement of educational reform and development. After briefly introducing the status quo of Chinese basic education, this paper elaborates the significant measures for promoting ICT application in basic education adopted by Chinese government. From seven aspects of basic education (ICT infrastructure, ICT resources construction, the status quo of ICT education in schools, educational technology standards for teachers in schools, policies and regulations, criterion building about ICT application in instruction, and ICT in Chinese rural areas) the authors comprehensively introduce the latest progress of ICT in Chinese basic education.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: School of Educational Technology of Beijing Normal University, Beijing
Publication date: July 1, 2010