Vocational education, 2018

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Questions with more positive answers than the compare group
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 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Devices and software I use operate well together.*
See question distribution: Devices and software I use operate well together.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 -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)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
Tablet computer***
See question distribution: Tablet computer
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average 1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident 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 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Providing remedial teaching or additional tasks for individual students or small groups of students***
See question distribution: Providing remedial teaching or additional tasks for individual students or small groups of students
Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible to students and visitors on their own devices?**
See question distribution: Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible to students and visitors on their own devices?
Own answers average 1.0
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 1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Information literacy

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Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Consideration for copyrights

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Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Interactive whiteboards (such as SmartBoard, Promethean)**
See question distribution: Interactive whiteboards (such as SmartBoard, Promethean)
Own answers average -1.8
Compare group answers average -1.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 0.6
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 -1.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very 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 -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Teacher’s pedagogical ability to use ICT in differentiation of learning

Please choose the description below that best fits your situation, even if it is not fully accurate in all respects:*
See question distribution: Teacher’s pedagogical ability to use ICT in differentiation of learning

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Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average 0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
erodes students’ mathematical skills*
See question distribution: erodes students’ mathematical skills
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram; following age limits )*
See question distribution: Social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram; following age limits )
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
improves students’ study performance*
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Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Smart phone*
See question distribution: Smart phone
Own answers average 1.3
Compare group answers average 1.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (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 < 0.1 (significant 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 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant 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 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My students assess each other’s work in digital learning environments.*
See question distribution: My students assess each other’s work in digital learning environments.
Own answers average -1.3
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
reduces personal communication between students*
See question distribution: reduces personal communication between students
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance