ASSESSMENT OF PUPILS’ IT-COMPETENCE IN GREAT BRITAIN SCHOOLS

  • Iryna D. Malytska Institute of Information Technologies and Learning Tools of NAES of Ukraine, Kyiv
Keywords: information and communication technologies, Computing, IT competence, assessment, Great Britain school, foreign experience

Abstract

In the article the approaches to the assessment of pupils’ IT-competence in Great Britain school during the implementation of educational reform are hihglighted. The main criteria for the assessment of pupils’ educational achievements on Computing are the goals and objectives outlined by learning programs, which must meet National Curriculum. When assessing IT-competence there are used learning environments Makewaves, Khan Academy, Scratch, Kodu, Open Badges tools, platform OCR - MOOC, pupils’ blogs and websites, their activity in projects. It is noted that for the improvement of assessment process there are involved different educational structures and institutions that are related to information technologies.

Author Biography

Iryna D. Malytska, Institute of Information Technologies and Learning Tools of NAES of Ukraine, Kyiv
senior researcher of the Comparative Studies Department for Information and Education Innovations

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REFERENCES (TRANSLATED AND TRANSLITERATED)

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Published
2015-10-31
Section
ICT and learning tools in secondary education