Vocational education, 2018

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Smart phone***
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Own answers average 1.3
Compare group answers average -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Laptop computer***
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Own answers average 1.9
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
My students assess my teaching by means of information and communications technology.***
See question distribution: My students assess my teaching by means of information and communications technology.
Own answers average -0.4
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Access to ICT equipment (such as computers and tablets) requires booking a time slot.***
See question distribution: Access to ICT equipment (such as computers and tablets) requires booking a time slot.
Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average 1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Providing feedback for students***
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Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Students use information and communications technology in most of my classes.***
See question distribution: Students use information and communications technology in most of my classes.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Office software (such as Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, iWork)***
See question distribution: Office software (such as Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, iWork)
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Assigning tasks, exercises or homework to students***
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Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Assessing students’ learning by means of digital tests***
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Own answers average -1.1
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
Acquiring and structuring information and collaborative knowledge-building***
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Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
Simulation and modelling software (such as AutoCad, 123D Design)***
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Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.9
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I make use of information and communications technology for continuous assessment of students’ learning.**
See question distribution: I make use of information and communications technology for continuous assessment of students’ learning.
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Digital information sources (such as websites, wikis, encyclopaedias)**
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Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I make use of digital portfolio work to assess students’ learning.**
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Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram; following age limits )**
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Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I use remote connection software (such as Adobe Connect, Skype) in my teaching.**
See question distribution: I use remote connection software (such as Adobe Connect, Skype) in my teaching.
Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Enabling or supporting oral presentations carried out by students on their own or in teams**
See question distribution: Enabling or supporting oral presentations carried out by students on their own or in teams
Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I know how to print using a 3D printer.**
See question distribution: I know how to print using a 3D printer.
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Students are allowed to use their own devices (such as laptops, smart phones, tablets) in my classes.*
See question distribution: Students are allowed to use their own devices (such as laptops, smart phones, tablets) in my classes.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I would like to make more use of information and communications technology in education.*
See question distribution: I would like to make more use of information and communications technology in education.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My students put together their own portfolios in a digital learning environment.*
See question distribution: My students put together their own portfolios in a digital learning environment.
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to program diversely with students, using a specific high-level programming language (such as C, Java, PHP, Javascript, C++, Python).*
See question distribution: I know how to program diversely with students, using a specific high-level programming language (such as C, Java, PHP, Javascript, C++, Python).
Own answers average -1.5
Compare group answers average -1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Making use of digital learning materials

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Own answers average -0.0
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I am able to guide my students to use virtual reality (VR) and/or augmented reality (AR).*
See question distribution: I am able to guide my students to use virtual reality (VR) and/or augmented reality (AR).
Own answers average -1.4
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I am familiar with the principles of using Creative Commons licences.*
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Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I often work with students outside school, making use of mobile devices (such as smart phones, tablets, laptops).*
See question distribution: I often work with students outside school, making use of mobile devices (such as smart phones, tablets, laptops).
Own answers average -0.9
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised during working hours.*
See question distribution: The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised during working hours.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I share the digital learning materials that I produce with other teachers.*
See question distribution: I share the digital learning materials that I produce with other teachers.
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My own ICT skills and competences are sufficient when compared with the objectives specified in the curriculum.*
See question distribution: My own ICT skills and competences are sufficient when compared with the objectives specified in the curriculum.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
Interactive whiteboards (such as SmartBoard, Promethean)***
See question distribution: Interactive whiteboards (such as SmartBoard, Promethean)
Own answers average -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
My school has a pedagogical support person available to help with using ICT in education.***
See question distribution: My school has a pedagogical support person available to help with using ICT in education.
Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average 1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
My school has peer teachers offering ICT instruction.***
See question distribution: My school has peer teachers offering ICT instruction.
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average 1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to build and program various robots (such as Lego Mindstorms EV3, Bee-Bot, Makeblock mBot).***
See question distribution: I know how to build and program various robots (such as Lego Mindstorms EV3, Bee-Bot, Makeblock mBot).
Own answers average -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I know how to use a specific graphical programming environment designed for educational purposes fluently (such as Scratch, Kodu, Lego Mindstorm).***
See question distribution: I know how to use a specific graphical programming environment designed for educational purposes fluently (such as Scratch, Kodu, Lego Mindstorm).
Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
My school has jointly agreed objectives for making use of ICT in education.***
See question distribution: My school has jointly agreed objectives for making use of ICT in education.
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
It is easy to start developing new approaches at my school.***
See question distribution: It is easy to start developing new approaches at my school.
Own answers average -0.0
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I am familiar with the content of the plan guiding my school’s ICT development work.***
See question distribution: I am familiar with the content of the plan guiding my school’s ICT development work.
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I receive sufficient technical support with sufficient speed for ICT use at my school.***
See question distribution: I receive sufficient technical support with sufficient speed for ICT use at my school.
Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
ICT skills are discussed as part of performance reviews.***
See question distribution: ICT skills are discussed as part of performance reviews.
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
We share tips and support relating to the use of ICT in education.***
See question distribution: We share tips and support relating to the use of ICT in education.
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
There is a positive atmosphere in the working community towards trying out new things in teaching.***
See question distribution: There is a positive atmosphere in the working community towards trying out new things in teaching.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Digital learning games (such as Ekapeli, 10Monkeys)***
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Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
erodes students’ mathematical skills***
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Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I am able to guide my students to produce animations (such as iMotion, Giphy, Animaatiokone).***
See question distribution: I am able to guide my students to produce animations (such as iMotion, Giphy, Animaatiokone).
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I have tried graphical programming with my students.***
See question distribution: I have tried graphical programming with my students.
Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I teach my students to understand and interpret various digital media contents.***
See question distribution: I teach my students to understand and interpret various digital media contents.
Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I feel that I do not receive support for developing the use of ICT in education.***
See question distribution: I feel that I do not receive support for developing the use of ICT in education.
Own answers average -0.0
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.0001 (clearly evident difference)
I often discuss with my students the reliability of information available on the Internet and how to use it appropriately.***
See question distribution: I often discuss with my students the reliability of information available on the Internet and how to use it appropriately.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Tablet computer***
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Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
It is hard for me to find high-quality digital materials for the topics being taught.***
See question distribution: It is hard for me to find high-quality digital materials for the topics being taught.
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
diminishes students’ interest in studying***
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Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
reduces students’ co-operation with other students***
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Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I regularly guide students to use the Internet responsibly and legally.***
See question distribution: I regularly guide students to use the Internet responsibly and legally.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I have opportunities to influence ICT purchases at my school.**
See question distribution: I have opportunities to influence ICT purchases at my school.
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Programs, software and services specifically developed for educational purposes ((such as Sketchpad, Geogebra, Interactive Physics**
See question distribution: Programs, software and services specifically developed for educational purposes ((such as Sketchpad, Geogebra, Interactive Physics
Own answers average -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.6
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
My school has a sufficiently fast and functioning Internet connection in place.**
See question distribution: My school has a sufficiently fast and functioning Internet connection in place.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I often edit information on the Internet (such as Wikipedia) with my students.**
See question distribution: I often edit information on the Internet (such as Wikipedia) with my students.
Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I have utilized the results of Opeka in the development of my work.*
See question distribution: I have utilized the results of Opeka in the development of my work.
Own answers average -1.9
Compare group answers average -1.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Supporting cross-curricular and phenomenon-based learning*
See question distribution: Supporting cross-curricular and phenomenon-based learning
Own answers average -1.0
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I find good ways to utilize ICT in various learning situations.*
See question distribution: I find good ways to utilize ICT in various learning situations.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible to students and visitors on their own devices?*
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Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to use diversely a specific digital learning environment (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning).*
See question distribution: I know how to use diversely a specific digital learning environment (such as Moodle, SanomaPro, itslearning).
Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I guide my students to protect themselves against common information security risks and data loss.*
See question distribution: I guide my students to protect themselves against common information security risks and data loss.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
The parents of my students participate in the learning assessment process, making use of information and communications technology.*
See question distribution: The parents of my students participate in the learning assessment process, making use of information and communications technology.
Own answers average -1.6
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Desktop computer*
See question distribution: Desktop computer
Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
helps students combine and process information more efficiently*
See question distribution: helps students combine and process information more efficiently
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to utilize digital teaching materials in my teaching.*
See question distribution: I know how to utilize digital teaching materials in my teaching.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I actively guide my students to use digital information search services (such as Google, Wikipedia, Wolfram|Alpha).*
See question distribution: I actively guide my students to use digital information search services (such as Google, Wikipedia, Wolfram|Alpha).
Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
provides students with the opportunity to use better information sources*
See question distribution: provides students with the opportunity to use better information sources
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I regularly follow social media networks to learn new things.*
See question distribution: I regularly follow social media networks to learn new things.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ writing skills*
See question distribution: erodes students’ writing skills
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised at the employer’s cost.*
See question distribution: The continuing training courses in ICT provided for me have mostly been organised at the employer’s cost.
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 1.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance

Comparing sections

Below is shown how the respondents rank compared to the compare group. The length of the bar corresponds to the proportion of the respondents in the specific rank group.

Below the averageSlightly below the averageAverageSlightly above the averageAbove the average
Technological readiness2230101722
Procedures571610710
Attitudes3417141817
Pedagogical use1814161932
ICT skills2819151721