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Dublin Inner City Schools Computerisation Project (DISC) (SIP046)
This project aimed to upgrade each participating school to full multimedia computer capacity, together with coordinated basic ICT training for teachers, and the location and evaluation of relevant educational software across the educational spectrum.
Duration
18 months
Lead Organisation
Dublin Inner City School's Computerisation Project, Dublin 1
Project Aims
 
  • To implement a coordinated structured programme for the upgrading of 20 inner city disadvantaged primary and post-primary schoosl to high specification multimedia capacity with peripherals over three years.
  • To develop and implement a relevant teacher training programme in the use of ICT for current and future curriculum needs.
  • To develop a series of programmes to engage students and teachers in the integration of ICT into the curriculum.
  • To provide ongoing administrative, software and technical support.
  • Indicative Outcomes
     
  • Three of the participating schools to be established as resource and training centres.
  • Establishment of a central coordination centre with a full-time coordinator.
  • Identification and evaluation of relevant educational software.
  • Establishment of ongoing technical and software support mechanisms.
  • Participating Schools
    Francis St CBS, Dublin 8
    St Joseph's Secondary School, Dublin 7
    St Paul's CBS, Dublin 7
    St Gabriel's NS, Dublin 7
    Scoil Chaitriona CBS, Dublin 2
    St Laurence O'Tooles CBS, Dublin 1
    St Patrick's BNS, Co. Mayo
    City Quay NS, Dublin 2
    Central Model Infant National School, Dublin 1
    Central Model Senior National School, Dublin 1
    Scoil Treasa Naofa, Dublin 8
    Synge St CBS, Dublin 8
    Liberties College, Dublin 8
    Westland Row CBS, Dublin 2
    Mount Carmel Secondary School, Dublin 1
    Presentation Convent Secondary School, Dublin 8
    Larkin Community College, Dublin 1
    St Enda's NS, Dublin 8
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