Computers in Education Project in Primary Schools

Lead Organisation Jamaica Computer Society Education Foundation
Type of Project Activity Development project with ICT4D component
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Brief Description The primary objective of the project is to: "Improve Literacy & Numeracy in Jamaican schools by establishing Technology Resource Centres to facilitate the raising learning levels in these areas through the integration of technology in the curriculum”. Schools in the project received fully networked centers of between 6 and 15 computers , as well as: ICT Integration training for Principals and 4 teachers from Grades 1-4 , training for a lab administrator, and Technology Planning training for Principals. CAI Software for numeracy/literacy – Grades 1-4. Computer furniture. Air conditioning units. UPS systems. Insurance and full maintenance of the resource centres for 2 years.
Contact name Michelle Baboolal
Contact email info
Contact Phone/Fax (876)754-1690/ (876) 754-1962
Regular Postal Address 4 Park Avenue, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Affiliated Organisations Ministry of Education Youth and Culture
Funding Agencies National Housing Trust
Target Beneficiaries Primary schools
Start Date 25-02-2006
End Date 25-02-2006
Project Budget US$1.0M
Current Status Completed
Countr(ies) Involved Jamaica
Sector Education
Description of ICT Components Provision of computers to primary schools
Millennium Development Goals 2. Education
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