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					        ICTs in Education (ICT4E) Policies and Plans
                             worldwide

Version 25/August/09 (full country list, 193 countries and territories)


Author: Roxana Bassi, ICT Specialist, Global e-schools and Communities Initiative, Roxana.Bassi@gesci.org,
http://www.gesci.org

                                                  Please Note
This document is a work in progress and is updated every month. We suggest that you get the latest version,
which is available for download from http://www.gesci.org/integration-of-icts-into-teaching-and-learning.html



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We have tried to make the list as inclusive as possible, with examples from all over the world. However, we are
probably missing additional examples. If you find any error or want to add/update any information please write
to us (roxana.bassi@gesci.org). Sites highlighted in yellow were temporarily down at some point during the
update process.




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Objective

To enhance the reach and quality of teaching and learning through the effective use of ICTs, policy makers
need to be aware of how to best utilize ICTs to create value-add for their country’s education system. A
supportive policy environment and framework, developed at the national level is key to the successful
integration of ICTs into any education system.


This document is a compilation of available worldwide ICT4E policies and plans, at
both a national and Ministry of Education level (where available).


What are ICT Policies?

“Policy is a set of principles or a broad course of action that guides the behaviour of governments,
organizations, corporations and individuals. It bridges the gap between the vision of where we want to be and
the plans that enable us to get there. For governments, policy is a tool to promote national vision and the basis
for the legislation and regulation through which it is implemented.
National ICT policy exploits information and communication technologies to further national economic and
social goals. It matches the economic and social environment in which it is to be implemented. ICT policies
differ from country to country depending upon national priorities, the country’s level of development, the extent
of ICT infrastructure, geography and demographics and the extent of regional integration. Some common
principles guide all good ICT policy.”


Excerpt        from       “WHAT          IS       ICT        POLICY”       by         Kate      Wild,       APC
http://old.apc.org/english/capacity/policy/mmtk_ictpol_intro_handout.doc


What are ICT4E policies?
“The provision of technology alone will not optimally harness the potential of ICTs to improve access, student
achievement and the transformation of teaching and learning. To take full advantage of the different
technologies and to direct their maximum use for the benefit of all students, there needs to be a clear
framework which sets the scene and provides the enabling environment for technologies to be integrated,
deployed and used to their fullest potential. The ICT in Education Policy can provide such a framework.”


Excerpt from GeSCI’s ICT & the Third Revolution in Education Policy by Patti Swarts




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Notes about this list:
       The list is indexed alphabetically by country name. It includes a link to the Ministry of Education (or
        equivalent government bodies) and to the educative portal.
       The list includes the National ICT policy (when available) and describes the components that relate to
        education. Sometimes the policy for education is part of a national ICT strategy/policy. In cases where
        we have been able to identify specific Policies or Plans in education (ICT4E), we have done so.
       Please note that some federal countries do not have a policy per se, but a “plan”- e.g. In the US, there
        is a national plan and each state then develops its own technology plan. Some other examples are
        Brazil, Australia, Spain, Germany and Canada. In these countries, the states have their own ICT
        policies and plans, and the central government usually develops an over-arching/ national policy,
        guidelines, action plan or strategic plan.
       Languages of the sites and documents are indicated where there is content other than in English
        available.
       The year if creation of each document is also indicated where available.
       This document is distributed in MS Word format so that the hypertext links are accessible.
       At the end of the document you can find a list interesting resources for ICTs in Education Policy
        development.




Summary of the collected information

Total number of countries and territories listed: 193
     Africa: 51
     Asia: 49
     America: 22 central, 3 north, 12 south
     Europe: 43
     Oceania: 13




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           Country              MoE website        Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
A    Afghanistan –            Ministry of                               National Education Strategic       Contents: technical education, curricula,
S Islamic Republic of         Education                                 Plan (2006-2010)                   infrastructure, teacher training, mobile computer
                                                                                                           labs, distance education
I      Afghanistan                                                      Information and Communication      Has agreed to do an OLPC pilot (Sept 08).
A     last updated: Aug 09
                                                                        Technologies (ICT) Policy (2003)
E Albania – Republic          Ministry of                               National Information and           Contents: basic computer literacy,
U        of Albania           Education and                             Communication Technologies         infrastructure, curricula, distance learning
       last updated: Oct 08   Science (English                          Strategy (2003)
R                             / Tosk)
O                                                                       National Education Strategy
P                                                                       2004-2015
E
A Algeria – People's          Ministère de                              National ICT policy for            Contents: teacher training, e-learning, curricula
F       Democratic            l’éducation                               educational development (2002)     update
                              nationale (Arabic                         (document not yet found)           The Ministry of Education has apparently been
R Republic of Algeria         / French)                                                                    pursuing a program of equipping schools with
I     last updated: Mar 09
                                                                                                           computers and internet access. (WikiEducator)
C
A
E        Andorra –            Ministra             Clau Digital
U    Principality of          d’Educació,          (catalan)
R         Andorra             Formació
O     last updated: Aug 09    Professional,
                              Joventut i Esports
P
                              (catala)
E
A Angola – Republic           Ministério da                             Plano Educação para Todos          Content: best practices.
F      of Angola              Educação                                  2001 - 2015 (2001, Portuguese)
    last updated: Mar 09      (Portuguese)
R                                                                       Strategy for The Development of
I                                                                       Information technology 2000-
C                                                                       2010 (link not found,
A                                                                       http://www.cnti-angola.gv.ao/)




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           Country              MoE website        Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
C         Anguilla            Ministry of Social                        Education development Plan          Content: curricula, technical support
.      last updated: Oct 08   Development,                              2005-2010 – (Draft , 2004)
                              Education
A                             department                                ICT Agenda
M
E
R
C      Antigua and            Ministry of                               Information & Communications        Content: curricula, teacher training, instruction,
.       Barbuda               Education.                                Technology (ICT) Draft Policy       assessment, support, sustainability, equipment,
       last updated: Oct 08   Culture &                                 (2002-2006)                         software development
A                             Technology (no
M                             site found)                               Information & communications
E                                                                       technology (ict) Policies and
R                                                                       strategies for implementation for
                                                                        the education system in antigua
                                                                        & barbuda (2003)
S     Argentina –             Ministerio de        Educ.ar (Spanish)                                        No policy known.
. Argentine Republic          Educación                                                                     No national ICT policy known.
    last updated: Aug 09      (Spanish)
A
M
E
R
A Armenia – Republic          Ministry of                               Project Development Objective       Content: school infrastructure, curricula, ICT
S     of Armenia              Education and                             (2003)                              training, teacher training
     last updated: Oct 08     Science
I                             (Armenian)
A




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          Country               MoE website       Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
O     Australia –            Department of                             States have their own ICT4E       Content: infrastructure, online content, teacher
C Commonwealth of            Education,                                policies. However, the            training, policies
                             Science and                               government published an “Action
E      Australia             Training                                  Plan” in 2000 to provide some
A   last updated: Apr 09
                                                                       guidance for the states.
N                            Australian
                             Information and
                             Communications
                             Technology in
                             Education
                             Committee
                             (AICTEC)
E Austria – Republic         Federal Ministry                          i2010 Austria                     Contents: School connectivity, online material,
U       of Austria           for Education, the                                                          portal, media-literacy and e-literacy, adult
     last updated: Mar 09    Arts and Culture                                                            education
R                            (English /
O                            German)
P
E
A    Azerbaijan –            Ministry of                               National ICT4D Strategy (2003-    Content: Infrastructure, content, teacher
S      Republic of           Education (Azeri)                         2012)                             training, curricula, ICT literacy
I      Azerbaijan                                                      Education Sector Development
A     last updated: Oct 08
                                                                       Project for Azerbaijan
C Bahamas, The –             Ministry of                               Policy Statement on Electronic    Content: ICT literacy, school infrastructure,
. Commonwealth of            Education                                 Commerce and the Bahamian         future policy
                                                                       Digital Agenda (2003)
A   The Bahamas
M    last updated: Aug 09

E
R
A Bahrain – Kingdom          Ministry of                                                                 Though no policy document has been found, a
S       of Bahrain           Education (Arabic                                                           report of 2004 mentions some of the initiatives.
     last updated: Mar 09    / English)
I
A


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          Country             MoE website      Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
A    Bangladesh –           Ministry of                             National Information and            Content: ICTs in education, distance training,
S People's Republic of      Education                               Communication Technology            connectivity for schools, R&D
                                                                    (ICT) Policy (2008)
I     Bangladesh            Ministry of
A    last updated: Mar 09
                            Primary and                             Education for All - National Plan
                            mass education                          of Action (NPA II) 2003-2015

C       Barbados            Ministry of                             Education Sector Enhancement        Content: school infrastructure and connectivity,
.    last updated: Dec 08   Education, Youth                        Programme - "Edutech" (2001)        teacher training
                            Affairs & Sports
A                                                                   Draft National Strategic ICT plan
M                                                                   (2005)
E
R
E Belarus – Republic        Ministry of                             Integrated Information Systems      Content: school infrastructure and connectivity,
U      of Belarus           Education                               Education of the Republic of        networking and content.
     last updated: Oct 08   (Belarusian /                           Belarus for 2007-2010 (Russian,
R                           English)                                2007)
O
P
E
E Belgium – Kingdom         Ministry of the                         ICT Policy and related              Content: ICT competencies, curricula,
U      of Belgium           Flemish                                 documents (2004)                    infrastructure
     last updated: Mar 09   Community,
R                           Department of                           ICT policy vision paper (2002)
O                           Education
P                           (Flemish /                              Report: ICT policies in education
E                           English)                                (2006)

                                                                    Competences for the knowledge
                                                                    society
                                                                    ICT in education initiative
                                                                    2007 - 2009




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          Country             MoE website        Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
C          Belize           Ministry of          Ceducar (Spanish)    Action Plan 2005 – 2010             Content: teacher training, ICT in the curricula,
.    last updated: Aug 09   Education                                                                     special needs education
                            (English)
A
M
E
R
A Benin – Republic of       Ministère de                              Education Plan 2006-2015            Content: infrastructure, curricula
F          Benin            l’Enseignement                            (French, 2006)
     last updated: Mar 09   Supérieur et de la
R                           Recherche                                 Bénin 2025: une société de
I                           Scientifique                              l’information solidaire, épanouie
C                           (MESFP)                                   et ouverte (French)
A                           (French)

                            Ministère des
                            Enseignements
                            Primaire et
                            secondaire
                            (MEPS) (French)
A Bhutan – Kingdom          Ministry of                               Information and Communications      Content: Computer literacy, connectivity,
S     of Bhutan             Education                                 Technology Policy and               teacher training,
    last updated: Oct 08                                              Strategies (BIPS) (2004)
I
A                                                                     Education Sector Strategy
                                                                      (2006)

                                                                      Education Sector Strategy
                                                                      (Realizing Vision 2020)

S Bolivia – Republic        Ministerio de        EducaBolivia         Estrategia Boliviana de             Content: electronic content, connectivity, access
.      of Bolivia           Educación y          (Spanish)            Tecnologías de la información y     center, educational portal
    last updated: Aug 09    Culturas                                  la comunicación (2005, spanish)
A                           (Spanish)
M                                                                     Política nacional de nuevas
E                                                                     tecnologías de la información y
R                                                                     comunicación (ntic’s) para la
                                                                      educación (2005)

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           Country                MoE website     Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                Policy Content / Notes
E      Bosnia and              Federal Ministry
U      Herzegovina             of Education and
       last updated: Apr 09    Science (Ulaz)
R
O
P
E
A       Botswana –             Ministry of        Thuto Net            National Information and        Content: ICT resource centers, infrastructure,
F       Republic of            Education                               Communications Technology       school connectivity, networking, library
                               (Setswana /                             (ICT) Policy (2007)             connectivity, professional development,
R        Botswana              english)                                                                curriculum and content development, tertiary
I      last updated: July 09
                                                                       Maitlamo (process to generate   education, and private sector training.
C                                                                      policy)
A
                                                                       Vision 2016

S Brazil – Federative          Ministério da      Portal de            Nacional Educational Plan       Content: connectivity, curricula, teacher training,
. Republic of Brazil           Educação           Conteúdos            (Portuguese, 2001)              minorities, distance learning
    last updated: Aug 09       (Portuguese)       Educacionais do
A                                                 MEC (Portuguese)
M
E
R
A Brunei – Negara              Ministry of
S Brunei Darussalam            Education
I   last updated: May 09

A




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           Country              MoE website         Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                     Policy Content / Notes
E Bulgaria – Republic         Ministry of          Educational Portal    National Strategy for Information   Content: infrastructure, ICT training, teacher
U      of Bulgaria            education and        for students          Society development (2001)          training, standards, M&E,
     last updated: Aug 09     Science              (bulgarian)
R                             (Bulgarian)                                National educational strategy in
O                                                                        information and communication
P                                                                        technologies (Bulgarian)
E
                                                                         National Strategy for
                                                                         implementation of ICT in
                                                                         education (bulgarian)

                                                                         National Program for
                                                                         Accelerated Development of
                                                                         Information Society
                                                                         in Bulgaria (2007)

A     Burkina Faso            Ministère de                               ICT Policy being developed by       Content: school infrastructure and connectivity
F      last updated: May 09   l'enseignement                             Délégation Générale à
                              de base et de                              l’Informatique (French)
R                             l'alphabétisation
I                             (French)                                   Plan de development de
C                                                                        l'information et de
A                             Ministère des                              communication du Burkina Faso
                              enseignements                              2000-2004 (2000, French)
                              secondaire,
                              supérieur et de la
                              recherche
                              scientifique
                              (French)
A Burundi – Republic          Ministère de                               National ICT development policy
F      of Burundi             l'Education                                (2007)
     last updated: Dec 08     nationale et de la
R                             culture
I                             (French)
C
A


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           Country              MoE website        Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
A       Cambodia –            Ministry of                               Policy and Strategies on            Content: human resources, hardware,
S       Kingdom of            Education, Youth                          Information and Communication       infrastructure, local content, open source
                              and Sports                                Technology in                       software, knowledge management, distance
I        Cambodia             (English/Khmer)                           Education in Cambodia (2005)        education, partnerships.
A      last updated: May 09

                                                                        Draft ICT Policy (outdated?)

                                                                        Education Strategic Plan 2006-
                                                                        2010

                                                                        Best Practices of ICT in
                                                                        Education in Cambodia (2008)

                                                                        National ICT policy (about to be
                                                                        approved by the National
                                                                        Assembly dec 2008)
A    Cameroon –               Ministère de                              National Education Strategy         Content: curricula, infrastructure
F    Republic of              l'enseignement                            (2006, French)
                              supérieur
R     Cameroon                (French / English)                        Plan national des infrastructures
I   last updated: Ju;y 09
                                                                        De la communication et de
C                                                                       L’information (French)
A
N        Canada               Each province                             Each state has its own plan.        Education is administered by each state.
.   last updated: Apr 09      has it own                                Example: Learning and
                              Ministry:                                 technology policy framework -
A                             Ontario: Ministry                         State of Alberta (2005)
M                             of Education
E                             (English / French)
R
A  Cape Verde –               Ministério da                             Educational Strategy 2006 -2011     Content: tele education, educational network,
F Republic of Cape            Educação e                                (Portuguese, 2007)                  school infrastructure
                              Ensino Superior
R         Verde               (Portuguese)                              Plan National de Développement
I   last updated: Apr 09
                                                                        d’Infrastructure des
C                             Instituto Superior                        Technologies d’Information et
A                             de Educação                               Communication (year 2000,
                              (Portuguese)                              French)

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           Country               MoE website       Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                  Policy Content / Notes
A  Central African            Ministère de
F       Republic              l'Education
    last updated: Apr 09      Nationale, de la
R                             Recherche
I                             Scientifique (site
C                             not found)
A
A Chad – Republic of          Ministère de                              Projet d'appui à la réforme du
F          Chad               l’Enseignement                            secteur de l'éducation auTchad
    last updated: Apr 09      Supérieur et de la                        (PARSET) (2002)
R                             Recherche
I                             Scientifique
C                             (French)
A
S Chile – Republic of         Ministerio de        Educar (Spanish)     Orientaciones Estratégicas de     Content: Curricula, teacher training, digital
.          Chile              Educación            Portal Pinguino      Educación y Tecnología            content, school infrastructure, school
    last updated: Aug 09      (Spanish)            (Spanish)            (Spanish)                         management, standards,
A                             Enlaces
M                             (Spanish)                                 Estrategia digital 2007-2012
E                                                                       (Spanish website, english
R                                                                       version)
                                                                        Plan de acción 2008-2010
                                                                        (Spanish)

A   China – People's          Ministry of                               Action Schemes for Invigorating   Content: software production, ICT curricula,
S   Republic of China         Education China                           Education Towards the 21st        infrastructure including satellite network, teacher
       last updated: Mar 09   (Chinese /                                Century (Chinese, 2001)           training
I                             english)
A                                                                       China Education and Research
                                                                        Network (CERNET)




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           Country              MoE website         Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
S       Colombia –            Ministerio de        Colombia Aprende      National Education Plan 2006-      Content: school infrastructure and networks,
.       Republic of           Educación            (Spanish)             2010 (Spanish)                     teacher training, educative portal, content
                              nacional                                                                      development, curricula, access to cheap
A        Colombia             (Spanish)                                  Programa de Uso de Medios y        devices
M      last updated: Aug 09
                                                                         Nuevas Tecnologías (2002,
E                                                                        spanish)
R
                                                                         National ICT Plan (2008,
                                                                         Spanish)

                                                                         ICT Policy in Education of
                                                                         Bogota (2005, Spanish)

A Comoros – Union of          Ministère de                               Lettre de politique de             Year: 2004
F    the Comoros              l'Education                                development des Nouvelles          Content: infrastructure, training, software,
     last updated: Nov 09     Nationale (no site                         Technologies de l'Information et   teacher training
R                             found)                                     de la Communication 2004-2008
I                                                                        (French)
C
A
A Congo – Democratic          Ministère de                               stratégie nationale pour le        Year: 2004
F   Republic of the           l’Enseignement                             développement des TICs au
                              Primaire,                                  Congo (document not found)
R          Congo              Secondaire et
I    last updated: Apr 09
                              Professionnel
C                             (MEPSP)
A
                              Ministère de
                              l’Enseignement
                              Supérieur et
                              Universitaire
                              (MESU)
                              Ministère des
                              Affaires Sociales
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          Country            MoE website        Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                   Policy Content / Notes
C   Costa Rica –           Ministerio de       Ministerio de         Programa Nacional de               Content: digital content, teacher training,
. Republic of Costa        Educación           Educación Pública     Informática Educativa MEP-FOD      curricula, Telecentres,
                           Pública             (Spanish)             (1998, Spanish)
A          Rica            (Spanish)
M   last updated: Aug 09
                                               Ceducar (spanish)     Plan de Acción de la Educación
E                          Fundación Omar                            para Todos 2003-2015 (spanish)
R                          Dengo (Spanish)
A  Côte d'Ivoire –         Ministère de                              Plan de Development de
F Republic of Côte         l’éducation                               l'Infrastructure Nationale de
                           nationale                                 l'Information et de la
R        d'Ivoire          (French)                                  Communication 2000-2005
I   last updated: Dec 08
                                                                     (French, 2000)
C
A                                                                    1997-2010 national
                                                                     education/training sector
                                                                     development plan
E Croatia – Republic       Ministry of                               Education Sector Development       Content: teacher training, ICT lifelong training,
U     of Croatia           Science,                                  Plan 2005-2010 (2006)              special education, connectivity, content
    last updated: Nov 08   Education and
R                          Sports. (Croatian                         Other educational ICT strategies
O                          / English)
P                                                                    Information and communication
E                                                                    technology – Croatia in the 21st
                                                                     century (2002)

C Cuba – Republic of       Ministerio de                             Programa de Informática            Content: content and software development,
.          Cuba            Educación                                 Educativa del MINED (Spanish)      teacher training, curricula, school equipment
    last updated: Aug 09   (Spanish)
A                          Departamento                              Política para la Informatización
M                          Nacional de                               de la Sociedad (2003)
E                          Software
R                          Educativo
                           (Spanish)
A Cyprus – Republic        Ministry of         Educational Portal    Lisbon Strategy Text (2005)        Content: ICT infrastructure in schools,
S     of Cyprus            Education and                                                                educational, teacher training, e-learning
    last updated: Oct 08   Culture (Greek)
I
A

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            Country               MoE website        Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                       Policy Content / Notes
E     Czech Republic            Ministry of                               Ministry’s projects (Czech)            Year: 2009-2013
U      last updated: April 09   Education, Youth                                                                 Content: connectivity, infrastructure, teacher
                                and Sport                                 State Information and                  training, administration
R                               (Czech)                                   Communications Policy (SIP,
O                                                                         2006)
P                               Institute for
E                               Information on
                                Education
                                (Czech/ English)
E       Denmark –               Ministry of                               Enhanced Internationalisation of       Year: 2004
U      Kingdom of               Education                                 Danish Education – Policy paper        Content: curricula, teacher training,
                                (Danish / English)
R        Denmark                                                          Report: IT and education
O    last updated: April 09

P
E
A Djibouti – Republic           Ministère de                              Education Plan 2006-2008               Content: curricula, connectivity,
F       of Djibouti             l'Education                               (2005, French)
      last updated: Feb 09      Nationale
R                               (French, site                             Djibouti National ICT Strategy
I                               offline)                                  and accompanying Action Plan
C                                                                         (has dissapeared from site)
A
C       Dominica –              Ministry of                               MoE draft ICT Policy (2001)
. Commonwealth of               Education,
                                Human Resource                            Also, they have developed a
A        Dominica               Development,                              very comprehensive
M     last updated: Aug 09
                                Youth Affairs and                         Implementation Plan
E                               Sports
R
C Dominican Republic            Secretaria de        Educando             Plan estratégico 2007-2010             Content: infrastructure, training, content,
.     last updated: Aug 09      Educación            (Spanish)            (2007, Spanish)                        teacher training, curricula
                                (Spanish)
A                                                    Ceducar (spanish)    Plan Estratégico de Desarrollo de la
M                                                                         Educación Dominicana 2003-2012
E                                                                         (spanish)
R

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           Country              MoE website        Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                 Policy Content / Notes
A      East Timor –           Ministério da
S       Democratic            Educação e da
                              Cultura
I   Republic of Timor-
A          Leste
S   Ecuador – Republic        Ministerio de        Educar (Spanish)      Agenda Nacional de               Content: infrastructure, connectivity, distance
.       of Ecuador            educación                                  Conectividad (Spanish, 2002)     learning, telecenters, software
       last updated: Aug 09   (Spanish)
A                                                                        Ten Year educaction plan 2006-
M                                                                        2015 (english, 2006)
E
R
A      Egypt – Arab           Ministry of          Educative portal      ICT for Learning: Egyptian       Content: infrastructure, curricula, distance
F    Republic of Egypt        Education            (Arab)                Education Initiative (2006)      education, Illiteracy eradication
       last updated: Nov 08   (Arabic)
R                             Ministry of Higher                         Egypt’s ICT Strategy 2007-
I                             Education (Arabic                          2010 (2005)
C                             /English/ French)
A
C     El Salvador –           Ministerio de        Mi Portal (spanish)   Plan nacional de educación       Content: school infrastructure and access, basic
.     Republic of El          Educación                                  2021 (2007, Spanish)             ICT training, equipment refurbishing, content
                              (spanish)            Ceducar (spanish)
A       Salvador                                                         Estrategia e-pais (Spanish)
M      last updated: Aug 09

E
R
A   Equatorial Guinea –       Ministry of
F       Republic of           Education and
                              Sciences
R    Equatorial Guinea        (English,
I      last updated: Aug 09
                              outdated)
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A Eritrea – State of         Ministry of                              ICT Policy in Education (2005)
F         Eritrea            Education                                (seems to exist, but not found)
    last updated: July 09    (English,
R                            temporarily
I                            down)
C
A
E Estonia – Republic         Ministry of                              Estonian IT Strategy              Years: 2004-2006/2006-2013
U      of Estonia            Education and                                                              Contents: IT literacy; training high-level IT
     last updated: July 09   Research                                 Estonian IT Policy                specialists; training of educational specialists;
R                            (Estonian /                                                                eLearning; publishing educational materials ;
O                            English /                                Tiger Leap Program and            research and development
P                            Russian)                                 Learning Tiger Program
E                                                                     (Estonian/English)

                                                                      Strategy 2006-2009

                                                                      Knowledge-based Estonia
                                                                      (2007-2013)
A Ethiopia – Federal         Ministry of         Teachers             Ethiopian ICT Policy (2005)       Content: ICT literacy, curricula, distance
F     Democratic             Education           education portal                                       education, equipment, infrastructure and
                                                                      ICT4D Strategy and Action Plan    connectivity
R Republic of Ethiopia       Federal Institute
I    last updated: Nov 08
                             for Curriculum                           Education Sector development
C                            Development and                          Program III 2005-2011 (2005)
A                            Research
O Fiji – Republic of         Ministry of                              National ICT Strategy Plan        Content: connectivity for schools, ICT training,
C   the Fiji Islands         Education                                (2003)                            teacher training
E    last updated: Nov 08

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           Country              MoE website        Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                 Policy Content / Notes
E Finland – Republic          Ministry of                               Information Society Programme      Content: ICTs in teaching and learning, content,
U      of Finland             Education                                 for Education, Training and        access
     last updated: Feb 09     (English / Suomi /                        Research 2004 - 2006.
R                             Svenska)
O                                                                       National Knowledge Society
P                                                                       Strategy 2007-2015
E
                                                                        Ubiquitous Information Society
                                                                        Action Programme (2008-2011)
E    France – French          Ministère de                              SDTICE, Sous-direction des         Year: 2004-2006 / 2007
U       Republic              l'Education                               technologies de l'information et   Detailed ICT policy and plan.
       last updated: Apr 09   nationale                                 de la communication pour
R                             (French)                                  l'éducation
O                                                                       (French/Spanish/English)
P
E                                                                       Plan d'action pour le
                                                                        développement national des
                                                                        TICE (French)

A Gabon – Gabonese            Ministère de                              PLAN D’ACTION NATIONAL             Content: Internet access
F       Republic              l'enseignement                            Education Pour Tous (2002,
    last updated: May 09      supérieur, de la                          French)
R                             recherche, et de
I                             l'innovation
C                             technologique
A                             (French)

                              Ministère de
                              l’Education
                              Nationale
A    Gambia, The –            Ministry of                               National Information &             Content: ICT literacy, ICT resources, distance
F    Republic of The          Education                                 Communication Infrastructure       and open learning, standards, research
                                                                        (NICI) Policy and Plans (2004)     facilities, network infrastructure, professional
R       Gambia                                                                                             development, staff motivation and retention, and
I      last updated: May 09
                                                                        Education Sector Strategic Plan    policy.
C                                                                       2006-2015 (2006)
A

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A         Georgia             Ministry of                              Consolidated Education Strategy   Content: school equipment and connectivity,
S      last updated: Apr 09   Education and                            and action plan 2007-2011         educational software and services and technical
                              Science                                  (2007)                            support, upgrading the ICT skills of
I                             (Georgian /                                                                teachers and students, integrating ICT into the
A                             english)                                 School computerization program:   curricula
                                                                       deer leap (Georgian / English)
E Germany – Federal           Ministry of                              "Informationsgesellschaft         Note: the education policy is defined by each
U     Republic of             Education and                            Deutschland 2010" (iD2010)        Länder.
                              research                                 (german/english/spanish)
R       Germany               (German/English)
O    last updated: Apr 09
                                                                       Onlin-Offline – IT in education
P                                                                      (2000)
E
                                                                       Information Society Strategy
                                                                       (german/English)
A Ghana – Republic of         Ministry of         Student portal       Ghana ICT for Accelerated         Year: 2004 / 2006
F          Ghana              Education                                Development (ICT4AD) Policy       Content: universal basic education,
     last updated: Apr 09                                                                                infrastructure, learning materials, science and
R                                                                      ICT in Education Policy           technology education, electronic distance
I                                                                      Framework                         education, information networks
C
A
E Greece – Hellenic           Ministry of                              Strategy for ICTs in Education    Contents: equipping schools, networking,
U        Republic             Education and                                                              training teachers and preparing digital material
     last updated: May 09     religious affairs                        Digital Strategy 2006- 2013
R                             (Greek/ English)                         (Greek / German / French /
O                                                                      English, 2006)
P                                                                      Action line: education
E
C        Grenada              Ministry of                              ICT4D National Policy (2001)      Content: ICT training, distance learning, teacher
.    last updated: May 09     Education and                                                              training, infrastructure and connectivity
                              Labor                                    ICT Strategy and Action Plan
A                                                                      (2002-2005)                       Note: Currently (2008) developing ICT4E Policy
M
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C      Guatemala –            Ministerio de        Portal Educativo      Educational Policy 2008-2012     Content: access to ICTs
.      Republic of            Educación            (Spanish)             (2008, introduction, spanish)
                              (Spanish)
A      Guatemala                                   Ceducar (spanish)     Proyecto Escuelas del Futuro
M      last updated: Aug 09
                                                                         (Spanish)
E
R
A   Guinea – Republic         Ministère de                               Plan de development de           Content: infrastructure, training
F      of Guinea              l'Education et de                          l'infrastructure nationale
       last updated: Nov 08   la recherche                               d'information et de
R                             Scientifique                               communication de la Republic
I                             (French)                                   de Guinee (2001-2004) (French)
C
A
A    Guinea-Bissau –          Ministère de
F   Republic of Guinea-       l'Education
                              Nationale (site
R        Bissau               not found)
I      last updated: Nov 08

C
A
S     Guyana – Co-            Ministry of                                ICT4D Guyana, National           Content: Capacity building, content and
.   operative Republic        Education                                  Strategy (2006)                  application development, distance training,
                                                                                                          teacher training, curricula
A       of Guyana                                                        Guyana Draft IT Policy (2003)
M      last updated: May 09

E                                                                        MOE Strategic Plan 2003-2007
R                                                                        (2002)
C   Haiti – Republic of       Ministere de
                              l'education
.          Haiti              Nationale (French)
A      last updated: Aug 09

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C     Honduras –              Secretaria de        Ceducar (spanish)    Plan estratégico de educación     Content: infrastructure and connectivity, teacher
.     Republic of             educación                                 2005-2015 (2007,Spanish)          training, research, curricula, standardization,
                              (spanish)
A       Honduras                                                        Lineamientos estratégicos sobre
M    last updated: Aug 09
                                                                        TICs (2002, Spanish)
E
R
A Hong Kong – Hong            Education                                 Empowering Learning and           Content: connectivity, teacher training, content,
S    Kong Special             Bureau                                    Teaching with Information         software
                              (English/Chinese)                         Technology (2004)
I   Administrative
A    Region of the                                                      Information Technology in
  People's Republic of                                                  Education – Way Forward (2005)
           China
       last updated: May 09


E Hungary – Republic          Ministry of          Sulinet              Information society strategy
U      of Hungary             Education and
     last updated: May 09     Culture
R                             (Hungarian /
O                             English)
P
E
E Iceland – Republic          Ministry of                               Policy for ICT in education,      Content: connectivity, infrastructure, digital
U       of Iceland            Education,                                science and culture 2005-2008     content, safe use
     last updated: Nov 08     Science and                               (2005)
R                             Culture (Icelandic
O                             / Swedish /
P                             English)
E
A India – Republic of         Department of        Teacher’s Portal     National Curriculum Framework     National Policy on ICT in School Education is
S           India             School Education                          for School Education in India     currently being developed through a
     last updated: July 09    & Literacy                                (2000)                            participative process (2009)
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A



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           Country               MoE website       Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                   Policy Content / Notes
A       Indonesia –           Ministry of                               Guidelines for the                 Content: infrastructure, curricula, distance
S       Republic of           Education and                             Development and                    education, R&D, applications, content in local
                              Culture                                   Implementation of ICT in           language
I        Indonesia            (Indonesian,                              Indonesia
A      last updated: Feb 09
                              English)
                                                                        TKTI - Five Year Action Plan for
                                                                        the development and
                                                                        implementation of ICTs in
                                                                        Indonesia (2001)

A     Iran – Islamic          Ministry of                               National Information and           Contents: software, e-learning, teacher training,
S    Republic of Iran         Education.                                Communication Technology
I      last updated: Feb 09   Planning and                              Agenda (TAKFA, 2002)
                              Managment
A                             Development
                              (Persian)

                              Institute for
                              Research and
                              Planning in
                              Higher Education
                              (Persian/ English)
A Iraq – Republic of          Ministry of Higher
S            Iraq             Education and
      last updated: Feb 09    Scientific
I                             Research
A                             (Arabic)
E Ireland - Republic          Department of        Teachnet             ICT Policy in Education (2000)     Content: connectivity, infrastructure. ICT
U       of Ireland            Education and                                                                curricula
     last updated: May 09     Science (English)                         NCTE : National Centre for
R                                                                       Technology in Education
O
P                                                                       Statement of Strategy 2005-
E                                                                       2007 (2005)




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           Country                MoE website    Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                   Policy Content / Notes
A    Israel – State of        Ministry of
S         Israel              Education,
       last updated: May 09   Culture and
I                             Sports (Hebrew /
A                             English)
E     Italy – Italian         Ministero di       Ministero di          Direzione Generale per i sistemi   Content: access, content, curricula and other
U        Republic             Pubblica           Pubblica Istruzione   informativi (Italian)              projects
       last updated: May 09   Istruzione         (Italian)
R                             (Italian)
O
P
E
C         Jamaica             Ministry of                              Draft Policy ICT in Education      Note: The new ICT policy is currently underway.
.      last updated: Aug 09   Education, Youth                         (1998)
                              and Culture
A                             (English)                                New National ICT strategy e-
M                                                                      powering Jamaica 2007-2012
E                                                                      (2007)
R
A           Japan             Ministry of                              e-Japan Priority Policy Program    Content: school equipment and connectivity,
S      last updated: Apr 09   Education,                               (2001)                             teacher training, content
                              Culture, Sport,
I                             science and                              e-Japan Strategy II (2003)
A                             technology
                              (Japanese                                Several IT policy documents
                              /English)

A Jordan – Hashemite          Ministry of                              Jordan ICT literacy currículo
S Kingdom of Jordan           Education                                Project
     last updated: May 09     (Arabic)
I                                                                      Jordan Education Initiative
A
                                                                       REACH http://www.reach.jo/

                                                                       Education Reform for Knowledge
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           Country                MoE website       Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                    Policy Content / Notes
A      Kazakhstan –            Ministry of                               Agency of the Republic of
S       Republic of            Education and                             Kazakhstan for Informatization &
                               Science                                   Communication (English,/
I      Kazakhstan              (English,/ Kazakh                         Kazakh / Russian)
A      last updated: May 09
                               / Russian)

A Kenya – Republic of Ministry of                                        National Information &              Contents: Curricula, ICTs in education, content
F          Kenya          Education                                      Communications Technology           development, software, e-learning, teacher
     last updated: Feb 09                                                (ICT) Policy (2006)                 training
R
I                                                                        Education Sector Support
C                                                                        Program 2005-2010 (2005)
A
                                                                         National ICT Strategy for
                                                                         Education and Training (2006)
O Kiribati – Republic          Ministry of                               Ministry of Education Strategic     Content: school infrastructure, content &
C      of Kiribati             Education, Youth                          Plan 2008 – 2011                    curricula,
     last updated: Mar 09      and Sports
E
A
N
A   Korea, North –             Ministry of          KERIS                2008 Plan for the Promotion of      Content: Building Infrastructure for e-
S Democratic People's          education,           (englisk/Korean /    Educational ICT (2008)              Teaching/Learning, Expanding Support for e-
                               science and          Spanish)                                                 Lifelong Learning , Promoting Information
I Republic of Korea            technology                                2006 White Paper on                 Sharing in Higher Education , Strengthening
A    last updated: July 09
                               (English /                                Educational ICT (2006)              the e-Education Safety Network, Ensuring
                               Korean)                                                                       Efficiency in Educational Administration,
                                                                         Guidelines for ICT Utilization in   Sharing with the World for e-Learning
                                                                         Elementary and Middle Schools       Development

A   Kuwait – State of          Ministry of
S      Kuwait                  Education
       last updated: July 09   (Arabic)
I                              Ministry of Higher
A                              Education
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A   Kyrgyzstan –             Ministry of                                National Strategy Information        Content: ICT training, distance education
S Kyrgyz Republic            Education and                              and Communication
     last updated: July 09   Science                                    Technologies for Development in
I                                                                       the Kyrgyz Republic (2001)
A
A Laos – Lao People's        Ministry of                                Education for All National Plan of   Content: ICT training,
S     Democratic             Education                                  Action 2003-2015
                             (laotian / english)
I        Republic                                                       National Education System -
A    last updated: Nov 08
                                                                        Reform Strategy 2006-2015
                                                                        (laotian)

                                                                        Education Law 2008

E Latvia – Republic of       Ministry of                                Latvia National development          Content: school connectivity and infrastructure,
U          Latvia            Education and                              Plan 2007-2013 (2006, Latvian /      teacher training, content development
     last updated: Dec 08    Science (Latvian)                          english / russian)
R
O
P
E
A Lebanon – Republic         Ministry of                                The National eStrategy for           Content: school infrastructure, IT training
S      of Lebanon            Education                                  Lebanon, Document 4: The ICT
     last updated: Nov 08    (Arabic)                                   Policies and the Seven Initiatives
I                                                                       (2003)
A                            Ministry of Higher
                             Education                                  Educational development project
                             (Arabic / English)                         (arabic)

A Lesotho – Kingdom          Ministry of                                Lesotho ICT Policy (2005)            Content: ICT awareness & computer literacy,
F      of Lesotho            Education and                                                                   school infrastructure, distance education,
     last updated: May 09    Training                                                                        curricula, standards
R
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A Liberia – Republic         Ministry of                              E-Liberia: Vision 2010 (being     Content: infrastructure, curricula
F       of Liberia           education                                developed)
    last updated: May 09     (outdated)
R                                                                     National Telecom Policy and
I                                                                     Strategy (2006)
C
A
A   Libya – Great            Ministry of                              Probably exists, but not found.
F Socialist People's         Education
                             (arabic)
R    Libyan Arab
I     Jamahiriya
C    last updated: July 09

A
E  Liechtenstein –           Office of                                Arbeitsstelle Schulinformatik     Content: infrastructure, hardware and software
U   Principality of          Education                                (assi, german, 2002)              for schools.
                             (German)
R   Liechtenstein
O    last updated: Dec 08

P
E
E     Lithuania –            Ministry of                              National education strategy       Content: school infrastructure, distance
U     Republic of            Education and                            2003-2012 (2003)                  education, curricula
                             Science
R       Lithuania            (Lithuanian/Engli
O    last updated: Dec 08
                             sh)
P
E




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E   Luxembourg –            Ministère de         Myschool             Several resources and plans
U   Grand Duchy of          l’éducation                               (French)
                            nationale et de la
R    Luxembourg             formation
O    last updated: May 09
                            professionnelle
P                           (French)
E
                            Service de
                            coordination de la
                            recherche et de
                            l'innovation
                            pédagogiques et
                            technologiques
                            (French)
E    Macedonia –            Ministry of                               National strategy for information   Content: standards, legal framework,
U    Republic of            Education and                             society development and action      educational infrastructure, ICT staff and ICT
                            Science                                   plan (2005)                         literacy and contents
R    Macedonia              (Macedonian)
O    last updated: Aug 09

P
E
A   Madagascar –            Ministère de                              Politique Nationale des             Content: infrastructure, content
F    Republic of            l'Enseignement                            Technologies de l'Information et
                            Secondaire et de                          de la Communication pour le
R   Madagascar              l'Education de                            Développement - (PNTIC-D,
I    last updated: May 09
                            Base (French)                             French, 2004)
C
A                           Ministère de
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A Malawi – Republic            Ministry of                               Integrated Socio-Economic and      Contents: modernization, training and ICT
F      of Malawi               Education                                 ICT Policy and Plan                literacy.
    last updated: May 09                                                 Development Framework
R                                                                        Education Policy (2003)
I
C                                                                        Malawi National ICT for
A                                                                        Development Policy (2006)

A         Malaysia             Ministry of                               8th Plan , midterm revision        Contents: connectivity, e-learning, content
S      last updated: July 09   Education                                                                    development
                               (English/ Melayu)                         Center for the Research and
I                                                                        Support of Educational Practice
A
                                                                         The Smart School (2005)

                                                                         ICT in Malaysian Schools: Policy
                                                                         and Strategies (2002)

A Maldives – Republic          Ministry of                               Science and Technology
S     of Maldives              Education                                 Master Plan (2001)
     last updated: Dec 08      (English / Divehi)
I
A
A Mali – Republic of           Ministère de                              NICI Policy and Plan
F           Mali               l'éducation
    last updated: May 09       nationale
R                              (French)
I
C
A
E Malta – Republic of          Ministry of          Ministry of          National Reform programme          Year: 2005
U          Malta               Education            Education                                               Content: curricula, infrastructure, training,
    last updated: May 09                                                 National ICT Strategy 2008-2010    inclusion
R
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A     Mauritania –            Ministry of                              National Program for the           Content: infrastructure, curricula, distance
F Islamic Republic of         National                                 development of the educational     training
                              Education                                sector 2001-2010 (French, 2001)
R      Mauritania             (French / Arabic)
I     last updated: July 09
                                                                       Plan de development de
C                                                                      l'Infrastructure nationale
A                                                                      d'Information et de
                                                                       Communication 1999-2002
A       Mauritius –           Ministry of                              Universal ICT education
F       Republic of           Education,                               Programme
                              Culture & Human
R       Mauritius             Resources                                Task force on e-education and
I      last updated: May 09
                                                                       e-training
C
A                                                                      National IT Strategy Plan

N Mexico – United             Secretaria de       Se piensa            e-mexico (Maya, Spanish,           Content: e-learning, basic IT, infrastructure
.   Mexican States            Educacion           (Spanish)            English, French)
     last updated: Aug 09     Pública (spanish)                                                           Note: Educational laws are developed by each
A                                                 Enciclomedia         MoE Programme 2007-2015            state.
M                                                 (Spanish)            (2008, spanish)
E
R
O    Micronesia –             Department of
C Federated States of         Education
E      Micronesia
A    last updated: July 09

N
E Moldova – Republic          Ministry of                              Presidential program "salt" of     Content: infrastructure and connectivity,
U      of Moldova             Education and                            informational and communication    software, teacher training, content,
     last updated: Aug 09     Youth                                    technologies implementation in
R                             (Romanian, /                             the educational system (2004 –
O                             English /                                2006)
P                             Russian)
E                                                                      Consolidated action Plan for the
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          Country               MoE website     Educational Portal    ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                  Policy Content / Notes
E       Monaco –             Direction de
U     Principality of        l'Education
                             Nationale, de la
R        Monaco              Jeunesse et des
O     last updated: Aug 09
                             Sports (French)
P
E
A       Mongolia             Ministry of        Mongol educational   e-Mongolia National Programme     Contents: human resources, distance-learning,
S     last updated: Nov 08   Education,         portal (mongolian)                                     e-schools, research and development, cheap
                             Culture and                             Plan of action ICT development    access
I                            Science                                 in Mongolia
A                            (Mongolian)
                                                                     National IT Policy (2006,
                                                                     Mongolian/English)

E   Montenegro –             Ministry of                             Main Project on Education         Content: curricula, teacher training,
U     Republic of            Education and                           Information System of             infrastructure, software development,
                             Science of                              Montenegro (2004)                 applications
R    Montenegro              Montenegro
O   last updated: May 09
                             (Serbian /
P                            English)
E
A Morocco – Kingdom          Ministère de                            Généralisation des Technologies   Content: school infrastructure, teacher training,
F     of Morocco             l’éducation                             de l'Information et de la         software and content
    last updated: May 09     nationale, de                           Communication (TIC) dans
R                            l’enseignement                          l'enseignement (GENIE, French)
I                            supérieur, de la
C                            formation des                           e-Maroc 2010 (2007, French)
A                            cadres et de la
                             recherche
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A     Mozambique –             Ministério da                          Information and Communication     Contents: Curricula, teacher training, content
F      Republic of             Educação e                             Technology (ICT) Policy -         generation, school equipment and connectivity
                               Cultura                                implementation strategy (2002,
R     Mozambique               (Portuguese)                           Portuguese)
I      last updated: May 09

C                                                                     Education Sector Strategic Plan
A                                                                     Ii 2005-2009 (2004)

                                                                      IT Policy (2000, Portuguese)

A   Myanmar – Union            Ministry of                            30-year long-term national        Content: infrastructure, ICT teaching and
S     of Myanmar               education                              education promotion plan (2001)   multimedia, teacher training
       last updated: Dec 08    (Myanmar)
I
A
A   Nagorno-Karabakh           Ministry Of
S      – Nagorno-              Education and
                               Science
I   Karabakh Republic
A      last updated: July 09

A   Namibia – Republic         Ministry of                            Namibian ICT Policy for           Very complete policy.
F      of Namibia              Education                              Education 2005 (2005)             Contents: Curricula, distance training teacher
       last updated: Aug 09                                                                             training, infrastructure, content.
R                                                                     ICTs in Education initiative:
I                                                                     Tech-Na!
C
A                                                                     ETSIP: Information
                                                                      Communication Technology
                                                                      (ICT) in Education

O Nauru – Republic of Department of                                   Education Strategic Plan 2005 -   Content: ict facilities, curricula, teacher training,
C          Nauru           Education                                  2006 (2005)                       partnerships,
E    last updated: July 09

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N



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A   Nepal – State of          Ministry of                              National ICT Policy & Action        Contents: Curricula, infrastructure
S       Nepal                 Education and                            Plan
      last updated: July 09   Sports
I                             (English/Nepali)
A
E   Netherlands –             Ministry of                              National ICT Policy (dutch)         Year: 2006
U   Kingdom of the            education and
                              Culture                                  ICTs in Education Policy and
R    Netherlands              (Dutch/English)                          Plans (dutch)
O     last updated: July 09

P
E
O     New Zealand             Ministry of         Te kete Ipurangi     ICT in schools , ICT strategy and   Content: connectivity, computers, distance
C     last updated: July 09   Education           (English / maori)    related docs (2006)                 learning, online content, software
                              (English/Maori)
E
A
N
C     Nicaragua –             Ministerio de       Portal Educativo     Ministerio de Educación,            Nicaragua is currently defining its ICT in
.     Republic of             Educación           (Spanish)            Comisión Nacional de                Education policy. The list of activities is
                              (Spanish)                                Tecnología de la Información y      available online.
A      Nicaragua                                  Ceducar (spanish)    Comunicación en la Educación
M     last updated: Aug 09
                                                                       (in spanish)
E
R                                                                      Normativa para el
                                                                       funcionamiento de aulas con TIC
                                                                       (2008, spanish)

                                                                       Plan Nacional de Educación
                                                                       2001 – 2015
A Niger – Republic of         Ministère de                             Délégué Général à l'Informatique
F        Niger                l'éducation de                           (DELGI) http://www.delgi.ne/
                              base I et de                             (does not work)
R                             l'alphabétisation
I                             (site not found)
C
A


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A Nigeria – Federal          Ministry of                               Nigerian National Policy for       Content: ICTs in curricula, tele-education,
F Republic of Nigeria        Education                                 Information Technology (IT) 'Use   teacher training and certification, EMIS, cheap
     last updated: Oct 08                                              IT' (2001)                         equipment
R
I                                                                      Education Plan (2007)
C
A
E Norway – Kingdom           Ministry of                               The Knowledge promotion (latest    Content: school connectivity, digital literacy,
U      of Norway             Education and                             reform 2006)                       curricula, teacher training, R&D, digital content
     last updated: Apr 09    Research
R                            (Nyrosk, Bokmal,                          e-Norway action plan
O                            Sami, English)
P                                                                      Program for digital Competence
E                                                                      (2004-2008)
A Oman – Sultanate of        Ministry of Higher   Educational Portal   Oman Digital Society Report        Teacher training, e-education, education portal
S          Oman              Education            (Arabic/english)     2006
    last updated: Aug 09     (Arabic)
I
A                            Ministry of
                             Education (Arabic
                             / english)
A Pakistan – Islamic         Ministry of                               IT Policy and Action Plan (2000)   Content: rural school connectivity, ICT training,
S    Republic of             Education                                                                    electronic libraries, infrastructure and
                                                                       Education Policy 1998-2010         telecommunications, software, , teacher training
I       Pakistan                                                                                          in ICTs
A   last updated: July 09
                                                                       Education Policy white paper
                                                                       National Education Policy 2009
                                                                       (draft)
O Palau – Republic of        Ministry of                               Technology Plan                    Content: school connectivity, software,
C          Palau             Education                                                                    multimedia, infrastructure, integration into
     last updated: July 09                                                                                curricula
E
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N




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A Palestine – proposed        Ministry of                             Palestinian Educational Initiative   Content: infrastructure, connectivity, portal,
S State of Palestine          Education &                             (English/Arabic)                     equipment, software
      last updated: July 09   Higher Education
I                             (MOEHE)
A                             (Arabic)
C Panama – Republic           Ministerio de      Educa Panama
.       of Panama             Educación          (Spanish)
      last updated: Aug 09    (Spanish)
A                                                Ceducar (spanish)
M
E
R
O Papua New Guinea            Department of                           Curriculum Reform
C – Independent State         Education                               Implementation Project (English)
                              (English,
E    of Papua New             temporarily
A          Guinea             down)
N     last updated: July 09

S       Paraguay –            Ministerio de      Portal educativo     Paraguay 2020?
.      Republic of            Educación y        Arandu rape
                              Cultura (Spanish   (Spanish)
A        Paraguay             / Guarani)
M     last updated: July 09

E
R
S Peru – Republic of          Ministerio de      Huascaran            Proyecto Huascarán (Spanish,         Content: teacher training, connectivity, rural
.            Peru             educación          (Spanish)            2005)                                schools, distance training.
      last updated: July 09   (Spanish)                               Strategic Plan MoE 2007-2011
A                                                                     (spanish)
M
E                                                                     Plan del desarrollo de la
R                                                                     sociedad de la información
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A      Philippines –           Department of       iSchools-CeC          ICTs For education                    Content: infrastructure, teacher training, ICT
S     Republic of the          Education                                                                       training, content development & access,
                                                                         National Framework Plan for ICTs in   curriculum
I       Philippines                                                      Basic Education (2004)
A      last updated: July 09

                                                                         I.T. Action Agenda for the 21st
                                                                         Century (1997)

                                                                         Strategic Roadmap for the ICT
                                                                         Sector (2006)

                                                                         Draft ICT4E strategic Plan (2008)

E Poland – Republic            Ministry of                               ePoland – Strategy for the            Content: new teaching techniques, programs to
U      of Poland               National                                  Information Society                   equip schools with computers, teacher and
    last updated: July 09      Education (Polish                         Development in Poland, 2004-          librarian training, rules of teaching applications,
R                              / English)                                2006 (2003)                           development of education and remote learning
O                                                                                                              systems, acquiring of communication
P                                                                        Strategy for Development of           technologies, development of communication-
E                                                                        Information Technology in             related occupations.
                                                                         Poland until 2013 (in Polish / in
                                                                         english)
E       Portugal –             Ministério da       MaisEscola.pt         Plano Tecnológico da Educação         Content: school connectivity, teacher training,
U       Portuguese             Educação            (Portuguese, under    (2007, Portuguese)                    digital content, open source, cheap access
                               (Portuguese)        development)                                                devices for students and teachers
R        Republic                                                        Iniciativa para generalização da
O      last updated: Aug 09
                               Ministry of                               utilização de computadores e
P                              Science,                                  Internet (Portuguese)
E                              Technology and
                               Higher Education                          Sistema de Formação e de
                               (Portuguese)                              Certificação em Competências
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          Country               MoE website      Educational Portal     ICT/ICT4E Policies and Plans                Policy Content / Notes
A   Qatar – State of         Ministry of         Knowledge net        e-education                       Content: Curricula, digital content
S       Qatar                education                                National ICT Strategy and
     last updated: Dec 08    (Arabic)            e-learning portal    Masterplan (2006)
I
A                                                                     e-Education Projects

                                                                      ICT Quatar (website,
                                                                      arab/english)

E       Romania              Ministry of                              National Strategy for the New     Content: connectivity, ICT training, curricula,
U    last updated: July 09   education,                               Economy and the                   content, teacher training, software
                             research and                             Implementation of the
R                            youth                                    Information Society (2002)
O                            (Romanian)
P                                                                     ICT laws and regulations
E                                                                     (Romanian)

                                                                      Sistem Educaţional
                                                                      Informatizat (Romanian)
E   Russia – Russian         Federal Ministry    Auditorium           E-Learning Policy                 Year: 2003
U     Federation             of Education        (russian)                                              Content: connectivity, maintenance, ICT skills.
      last updated: Apr 09   (Russian)                                "Development of common            Very comprehensive document.
R
                                                                      educational information
O
                                                                      environment (2001-2005)"
P
                                                                      (2001, Russian)
E
                                                                      Education Modernization
                                                                      Program

A        Rwanda              Ministry of                              An Integrated ICT-led Socio-      Year: 2006
F    last updated: Nov 08    Education                                Economic Development Policy       Content: school equipment, curricula, teacher
                             (English/ French/                        and Plan for Rwanda 2001-2005     training
R                            Kirnyarwanda)
I                                                                     Education Sector Strategic Plan   Note: the ICT4E policy is currently under
C                                                                     2006-2010                         development (nov 08)
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       Saint Lucia            Ministry of                                 Draft ICT policy (2006)               Content: distance learning, connectivity, adult
      last updated: July 09   Education,                                                                        education, curricula
                              Human Resource                              Workplan 2004-2005
                              Development,
                              Youth and Sports                            Draft policy for the integration of
                              (English)                                   ICT in the education system
C   Saint Vincent and         Ministry of                                 National Policy on the use of ICT
.    the Grenadines           Education, Youth                            in Education
      last updated: July 09   & Sports
A                             (English)
M
E
R
O       Samoa –               Ministry of                                 National ICT Strategic Plan           Content: curricula integration, training, school
C   Independent State         Education, Sports                           www.e-samoa.ws (does not              infrastructure, management, standards
                              & Culture (site                             work)
E       of Samoa              not found)                                  Ministry of Education, Sports and
A     last updated: Mar 09
                                                                          Culture Strategic Policies and
N                                                                         Plan 2006 –2015 (2006)
E   San Marino – Most         Segreteria di                               Curricolo verticale di                Content: teacher training, curricula, ICT training,
                              Stato per la                                alfabetizzazione
U   Serene Republic of        Pubblica                                    Informatica (Italian, 2006)
R      San Marino             Istruzione,
O     last updated: July 09   l'Università, gli
                              Istituti Culturali,
P                             l'Informazione e
E                             la Ricerca (Italian)




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A    Saudi Arabia –        Ministry of                               National IT Plan (NICTP)          Content: school infrastructure, software,
S   Kingdom of Saudi       Education                                                                   content, IT training
                           (Arabic)                                  Computer and Information Center
I        Arabia                                                      of the Ministry of Education
A                          General                                   (CIC)
                           Organization for
                           Technical
                           Education and
                           Vocational
                           Training (Arabic /
                           English)

                           General
                           Directorate for
                           the Design and
                           Development of
                           Curricula,
                           Technical and
                           Vocational
                           Education
                           (English)
A Senegal – Republic       Ministère de                              Programme décennal de             Content: school infrastructure & connectivity,
F       of Senegal         l'Education                               l'éducation et de la formation    curricula,
     last updated: May 09  (French)                                  (French, 2003)
R
I                                                                    Plan national d’action de
C                                                                    L’education pour tous
A                                                                    (PNA/EPT) (french, 2001)
E Serbia – Republic of Ministry of
U          Serbia         Education and
     last updated: May 09 Sport (Serbian)
R
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A      Seychelles –          Ministry of                             National ICT Policy (2007)          Content: ICT training, distance education,
F      Republic of           Education                                                                   infrastructure
                             (English)
R       Seychelles
I
C
A
A    Sierra Leone –          Ministry of                             Education Plan 2007-2015            Content: curricula, learning centers,
F Republic of Sierra         Education.                              (2007)
                             Science and
R           Leone            Technology
I
C
A
A      Singapore –           Ministry of                             Masterplan II for IT in education
S      Republic of           Education
I       Singapore
A
E Slovakia – Slovak          Ministry of                             ICT in education Policy and
U        Republic            Education                               related resources (Slovak)
      last updated: Oct 08   (Slovak)
R
O
P
E
E Slovenia – Republic        Ministry of
U      of Slovenia           Education and
                             Sport (Slovenian
R                            / English)
O
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E




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O   Solomon islands         Ministry of                               People First Network (PFnet)    Content: use of information and
C    last updated: Mar 09                                                                             communications technology to improve learning
                            Education and                             project                         and teaching, and to deliver instruction. Ise of
E                                                                                                     ICt for MoE management.
A                           Human Resource
N                           Development                               Eduation Strategic Framework
                            (MEHRD)                                   2007 – 2015 (2007)


                            Distance                                  National Economic Recovery,
                                                                      Reform and Development Plan
                            Learning Centres                          (NERRDP)
                            Project
A       Somalia             Ministry of
F                           Education
R                           Ministry of Higher
I                           Education and
C                           Culture
A




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A    South Africa –         Department of       Thutong               Education Strategic Plan 2007-    Content: Infrastructure, Connectivity,
F   Republic of South       Education                                 2011 (2007)                       Professional Development, curriculum
                                                                                                        Integration, Research and Human Resource
R       Africa              Centre for Higher                         Strategy for information and      Systems.
I                           Education                                 communication technology in
C                           Transformation                            education (2001)
A                           (CHET)
                                                                      White paper on e-education
                                                                      (2004)

                                                                      Managing ICTs in South African
                                                                      Schools: A guide for School
                                                                      Principals (2006)

                                                                      Research agenda for ICT in
                                                                      Education (2007)

                                                                      Guidelines for teacher training
                                                                      and Professional development in
                                                                      ICT (2007)

E Spain – Kingdom of        Ministerio de                             Plan Avanza, 2006-2010            Content: teacher training, digital content,
U          Spain            Educación,                                (spanish)                         telecenters, e-learning
     last updated: Aug 09   Politica Social y
R                           Deporte (Spanish                          Participación del PNTIC en
O                           / Catalá / Vasc)                          proyectos e iniciativas
P
                                                                      internacionales (spanish)
E
                                                                      Plan Nacional de Investigación
                                                                      Científica, Desarrollo e
                                                                      Innovación Tecnológica 2008-
                                                                      2011 (Spanish)




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A    Sri Lanka –       Ministry of                                  e-Sri Lanka Initiative              Content: Connectivity, access, training
S Democratic Socialist Education                                    (English/sinhala/tamil, 2006)
                       (English)
I   Republic of Sri                                                 National Policy on IT in school
A       Lanka                                                       education (2001)

                                                                    ICT Agency
C St. Kitts & Nevis          Ministry of                            ICT Strategic Plan (2006)           Contents: teacher training, ICT literacy, ICTs in
.                            Education                                                                  education, distance learning, software
A
M
E
R
C St. Vincent and the        Ministry of                            National Policy on the use of ICT
.      Grenadines            Education                              in Education
A
M
E
R
A Sudan – Republic of        Ministry of                            ICT Policy (1999)
F        the Sudan           Education
      last updated: Nov 08   (Arabic)                               ICT policy for education
R
I                                                                   (2002)
C
A
S      Suriname –            Ministry of
.      Republic of           Education and
                             Culture
A        Suriname
M
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R



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A     Swaziland –           Ministry of                                  National ICT policy and plans    Content: ICT literacy, school infrastructure,
F     Kingdom of            Education                                    (2007)                           teacher training, curricula, equal access
R      Swaziland
I
C
A
E Sweden – Kingdom          Ministry of                                  National Action programme for    Sweden has a decentralized school system.
U      of Sweden            Education and                                ICTs in schools (1998-2002)      There are measures and actions from the
                            Research                                                                      National Swedish Agency for School
R                           (Svenska /                                   Swedish Agency for School        Improvement (formerly the National Agency for
O                           English)                                     Improvement (Swedish/English)    Education) which aim at giving good
P                                                                                                         local conditions for ICT development.
E
E Switzerland – Swiss       State Secretariat    Educanet (German        ICT Strategy for Education       Content: curricula, digital content, teacher
U   Confederation           for Education and    / Italian / English /   (2007)                           training, information tools for schools,
     last updated: Apr 09   Research             French)                                                  cooperation
R                           (German / Italian                            Educational resources
O                           / English /          Educa.ch (German                                         Note: Competence for education in Switzerland
P                           French)              / Italian / English /                                    is shared between the Confederation, the
E                                                French)                                                  Cantons and the local Communes.
                            Swiss Agency for
                            ICTs in Education
                            (French /
                            German)

A Syria – Syrian Arab       Ministry of
S      Republic             Education
                            (Arabic)
I
A                           Ministry of Higher
                            Education
                            (Arabic)
A Taiwan – Republic         Ministry of
S       of China            Education
    last updated: Mar 09    (Chinese /
I                           English)
A

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A      Tajikistan –           Ministry of                               National Education Plan 2006-        Content: curricula, infrastructure
S      Republic of            Education (Tajiko                         2015 (2005)
                              / russian /
I       Tajikistan            english)                                  "Installation of computers in
A      last updated: Oct 08
                                                                        primary and high schools in the
                                                                        Republic of Tajikistan for 2003-
                                                                        2007"

                                                                        "Information and communication
                                                                        technology for development of
                                                                        the Republic of Tajikistan" (2003,
                                                                        russian)
A Tanzania – United           Ministry of                               ICT Policy for Basic Education       Content: Infrastructure and Technical Issues,
F    Republic of              Education and                             (2007)                               Curriculum and Content, Training and Capacity
                              Vocational                                                                     Building, Planning, Procurement and
R      Tanzania               Training                                  National Information and             Administration, Management, Support and
I   last updated: Mar 09
                                                                        Communications Technologies          Sustainability, Monitoring and Evaluation.
C                             Ministry of Higher                        Policy (2003)
A                             Education,
                              Science and
                              Technology
A      Thailand –             Ministry of                               Thailand IT Policy Framework         Content: Information infrastructure, rendering
S      Kingdom of             Education (Thai /                         2001-2010: Vision Towards a          educational information and knowledge more
                              english)                                  Knowledge-based Economy              accessible.
I       Thailand                                                        (2003)
A      last updated: Mar 09

                                                                        IT in vocational training
A    Togo – Togolese          Ministère des                             Plan d'action national:              Content: teacher training, curricula
                              Enseignements                             Education Pour Tous PAN-EPT
F       Republic
       last updated: Mar 09   Primaire,                                 (French, 2005)
R                             Secondaire et de
I                             l'Alphabétisation                         Stratégie Nationale de
C                             (MEPSA)                                   l’Information au Togo Document
A                                                                       II, Examen des infrastructures et
                              Ministère de                              synthèses des besoins et
                              l'éducation                               Document III, Projet de
                              nationale et de la                        déclaration de politique nationale
                              recherche (no
                              site found)
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O Tonga – Kingdom of Ministry of                                       Government Strategic             Content: briefly mentions ICTs in education,
C          Tonga          Education (site                              Development Plan 2006-2009       infrastructure
     last updated: Mar 09 not found)                                   (2006)
E
A                                                                      Ed. Policy Framework 2004 -
N                                                                      2019

C     Trinidad and            Ministry of         Student portal       ICT in Education draft Policy    Content: curricula, access, teacher training,
.   Tobago – Republic         Education                                (2005)                           ICTs in schools, monitoring and evaluation,
                                                                                                        strategic alliances
A    of Trinidad and                                                   National Information and
M        Tobago                                                        Communication Technology
E      last updated: Oct 08
                                                                       Strategy - fastforward 2008
R
A   Tunisia – Tunisian        Ministère de                             Education Quality Improvement
F       Republic              l'enseignement                           Program (EQIP)
       last updated: Mar 09   supérieur (Arabic
R                             / French /                               Strategie Nationale
I                             English)
C
A
A   Turkey – Republic         Ministry of                              Several ICT projects (2004)      Content: access, curricula, teacher training,
S      of Turkey              Education
       last updated: Mar 09   (Turkish)
I
A
C   Turks and Caicos          Ministry of                              Current Education Policy
.       Islands               Education
       last updated: Mar 09                                            Education Plan of 2006-2010
A                                                                      (2005)
M
E
R
A     Turkmenistan            Ministry of
S      last updated: Mar 09   Education (no
                              site found)
I
A

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O         Tuvalu            Ministry of                              Tuvalu Department of Education      Content: EMIS
C   last updated: Mar 09    Education, Sports                        strategic plan 2006 - 2010
                            and Culture (no
E                           site found)
A
N
A Uganda – Republic         Ministry of                              ICT4D National Policy (2003)        Content: ICT training, connectivity projects,
F      of Uganda            Education and                                                                curricula, content
     last updated: Oct 08   Sports (English)                         Status of ICT4E projects
R
I
C
A
E        Ukraina            Ministry of
U   last updated: July 09   Education and
                            Science
R                           (Ukrainian)
O
P
E
A    United Arab            Ministry of         Student’s portal
S       Emirates            Education
     last updated: Oct 08   (Arabic/English)
I
A
E United Kingdom –          Department for                           e-strategy: 'Harnessing             Year: 2005
U United Kingdom of         educations and                           Technology: Transforming            Notes: It is an ambitious strategy covering all
                            skills (English)                         learning and children's services'   sectors for the next five years and beyond.
R Great Britain and
O Northern Ireland                                                   British Educational
P                                                                    Communications and
E                                                                    Technology Agency (Becta)

                                                                     Transforming teaching and
                                                                     learning through ICT in schools
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N    United States –          Department of                              The US does not have a policy     Information on technology in education in all
.    United States of         Education                                  but rather has a national         states
                                                                         Education Technology Plan
A       America                                                          (2006).
M      last updated: Oct 08

E                                                                        Example of State policy-
R                                                                        Maryland Technology in
                                                                         Education Plan 2002-2005

S Uruguay – Eastern           Ministerio de        Uruguay Educa         Agenda Digital 2008-2010          Content: educative portal, connectivity and
.    Republic of              Educación y          (Spanish)             (spanish, 2008)                   school infrastructure, training, one device per
                              Cultura (Spanish)                                                            student and teacher (Proyecto Ceibal: large
A       Uruguay                                                                                            scale OLPC implementation).
M   last updated: Oct 08

E
R
A   Uzbekistan –              Ministry of higher                         National Action Plan on           Content: distance education, curricula, school
S    Republic of              and secondary                              Education for All (2002)          infrastructure, school administration, teacher
                              specialized                                                                  training
I     Uzbekistan              Education                                  ICTP Website (2005)
A   last updated: Mar 09
                              (Uzbek/Russian/
                              English)
O Vanuatu – Republic          Ministry of                                Education master plan 2007-
C      of Vanuatu             Education (no                              2016 (French)
     last updated: Mar 09     site found)
E                                                                        Policy for open and distance
A                                                                        learning
N
S      Venezuela –            Ministerio del       Portal Educativo      Plan Estratégico de Tecnologías   Content: very detailed plan including content,
. Bolivarian Republic         poder popular        (Spanish)             de Información y                  infrastructure, teacher training, maintenance
                              para la                                    Comunicaciones para el Sector     and support
A    of Venezuela             Educación            Red nacional de       Educativo Nacional 2002 – 2007
M     last updated: Oct 08
                              (Spanish)            actualización         (2002, spanish)
E                                                  docente mediante
R                                                  la informática y la   Plan Nacional de Tecnologías
                                                   telemática            de Información (2001, spanish)
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A Vietnam – Socialist       Ministry of                              Master Plan for IT in Education   Content: infrastructure, teacher training,
S Republic of Vietnam       Education and                            2001-2005 (2001)
     last updated: Oct 08   Training (English
I                           / Vietnamese)                            Accelerating the Use and
A                                                                    Development of Information
                                                                     Technology for the Cause of the
                                                                     Industrialization and
                                                                     Modernization of the Communist
                                                                     Party of Viet Nam (2000)
A Yemen – Republic          Ministry of                              National ICT Policy for Higher    Content: management and maintenance of
S      of Yemen             Education (Arabic                        Education (2005)                  information resources, Academic Records
    last updated: Mar 09    / English)                                                                 Management Information Systems, Financial
I                                                                    National ICT Master Plan (2005-   Management Information Systems, data
A                                                                    2008)                             communication infrastructure, end-user
                                                                                                       computer skills training, management
                                                                                                       information systems, e-learning and e-library
A Zambia – Republic         Ministry of                              National ICT Policy (2006)        Contents: e-learning, curricula, teacher training,
F     of Zambia             Education                                                                  partnerships, affordable equipment for students
    last updated: Mar 09    (English,                                ICT policy and an ICT Strategy    and teachers.
R                           temporarily                              Implementation Plan for the
I                           down)                                    Ministry of Education (doc not
C                                                                    found)
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A    Zimbabwe –             Ministry of                              Zimbabwe National Information     Content: capacity building, e-learning, schools
F    Republic of            Education, sport                         and Communication Technology      and technical education
                            and culture                              (ICT) Policy Framework (2005)
R     Zimbabwe
I   last updated: Oct 08

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Interesting Documents and Resources on ICT4E Policies and Plans
Readers might find additional interesting information at the following links:

    1- GeSCI’s ICT     & the Third Revolution in Education Policy by Patti Swarts
    2- APCS series of documents on ICT policy and policy development
        http://old.apc.org/english/capacity/policy/curriculum.shtml
    3- UNESCO / InfoDev ICT in Education Policy Toolkit - Very comprehensive resource with documentation
        and tools.
    4- ICT Policies and e- Strategies in the Asia-Pacific (2009)
    5- Article “Towards the Connected Learning Society” by Peter Kearns. The report concludes with the
        identification of fifteen criteria for leading practice in policy for ICT in education.
    6- UNESCO Bangkok has developed a very interesting ICT in education toolkit.
    7- InfoDev Survey of ICT and Education in Africa
    8- InfoDev ICT4E Caribbean Survey (coming soon) http://www.infodev.org/ict4edu-Caribbean
    9- Global Information Society Watch, 2007 report.
    10- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has done lots of work on ICT in Education
        policies for its member states. They have developed a template for a “good” policy.
        Interestingly, ICTs are handled under the general theme of Education Reform.
    11- Naido, V. 2003, "ICT in Education Policy – Reflecting on Key Issues" presentation given at conference
        on ICT in African Schools.
    12- “Monitoring and Evaluation of ICT4E: An Introduction” by InfoDev, 2007
    13- NCREL, various reports and documents on ICT4E policy
    14- US Education Commission of the States, Information on what some US states are doing.
    15- Very interesting paper on technical assistance to States to improve their Technology Plans.
    16- US- Education Policy Information Clearing House
    17- ICT in Secondary Education in the Pacific Region: Status, Trends and Prospects
    18- Very interesting document “A Report on Australian Policies for Information and Communication
        Technologies in Education and Training” that reviews the various national and state policies-
    19- Innovative Pedagogical Practices in Technology-Enhanced Education – Finnish Perspective
    20- A very interesting paper on “An International Overview of Trends in Policy for Information and
        Communication Technology in Education”-
    21- E-europe on ICTs & Education - Policy link.
    22- European Community i2010


Note: We strive to keep the links updated regularly. However, given the constantly changing nature of the
Internet, if a link on this page is not working we suggest that you copy the document title (or organizations
domain, as appropriate) into your favorite search engine.

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