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dc.contributor.authorHayes, Debra
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T15:07:41Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T15:07:41Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.date.modified2008-02-14T07:13:18Z
dc.identifier.issn1469-3577
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/16605
dc.description.abstractThe pervasiveness of new technologies and their rapid spread around the globe belie the fact that educational leaders still struggle with how to integrate information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools. This article describes the form of these struggles for a small group of Australian principals. Their stories emerged from a set of five longitudinal case studies of ICT integration in a range of Government schools in the state of New South Wales. During the three years over which the study was conducted, the difficulties associated with leading the integration of educational technologies in schools were common and recurring themes that emerged in interviews with principals. These cases reveal the local variations and specificities of ICT integration through a range of issues including infrastructure development, human resource development, curriculum design, pedagogical practices and futures oriented planning. In describing these issues, many of the effects of ICT integration in schools are discussed. One such effect is the requirement for principals to develop the skills of new knowledge workers, in particular they require access to knowledge and support that is sufficiently flexible to deal with immediate and practical problems.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherRoutledge
dc.publisher.placeUK
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom565
dc.relation.ispartofpageto578
dc.relation.ispartofissue4
dc.relation.ispartofjournalCambridge Journal of Education
dc.relation.ispartofvolume36
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEducation
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode13
dc.titleMaking all the flashy stuff work: the role of the principal in ICT integration
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Education and Professional Studies
gro.date.issued2006
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorHayes, Debra NA.


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