BA-T1067 : Skills for the Future (ii) : Digital transformation for inclusive and quality education
Project Status: Implementation
The objective of the TC is to support the Ministry of Education in its transformation efforts towards a more digital, resilient, inclusive, and quality education system. This general objective will be pursued through the following specific objectives: (i) strengthening primary schools' digital infrastructure, resiliency and technology preparedness for climate change by (a) conducting an infrastructure audit to assess resiliency to climate change and technology preparedness, and (b) develop an action plan towards the creation of SMART and resilient schools in Barbados that includes upgrading existing technology; and (ii) strengthening pedagogical quality in primary, secondary and tertiary education by (a) developing a plan to reform teacher training and professional development in technology; (b) defining teacher certification; and (c) developing a training plan for ICT coordinators. The objective of the TC is to: (a) conduct an audit of school infrastructure to make schools more resilient to climate change; (b) prepare an action plan to create smart schools in Barbados by upgrading existing technology; and (c) develop a plan to reform teacher training and professional development.