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Kilkenny Information Age Schools (SIP055)
Kilkenny Information Age Town was established in order to position Kilkenny at the forefront of ICT developments and to create an awareness of and competency in ICT across all sectors. Eight separate SIP projects were undertaken involving 19 schools. See individual projects for more information.
Duration
18 months
Lead Organisation
Kilkenny Information Age Ltd, Kilkenny
Project Aims
  • To facilitate shared experiences within the Kilkenny teaching community initially and ultimately with the national teaching community and the wider public.
  • To empower schools to integrate ICT into the curriculum.
  • To enable primary, post-primary and special education teachers to use ICT equipment.
Indicative Outcomes
  • Providing the educational community with opportunities to access and participate in the information society.
  • Identification of the skills required and provision of the necessary training to teachers.
  • Supporting a culture of openness and sharing among the teaching community.
  • Identification and provision of alternative ways of learning.
  • Increased student motivation and self-esteem.
Participating Schools
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