Vocational education, 2015

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ICT readiness

How to read the report

Examine the results below:

  • These boxes bring up points that should be noted when reading the results below. They also have some guidlines on how to interpret the results.

ICT planning

Examine the results below:

  • How well do the teachers know the ICT plan of the school?
  • How the teachers see their possibilities and willingness to affect the ICT purchases of the school?
  • Are the ICT purchases planned co-operatively?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
My school has jointly agreed objectives for making use of ICT in ...112234284
I am familiar with the content of the plan guiding my school’s IC...353220111
ICT skills are discussed as part of performance reviews.151930288
I have opportunities to influence ICT purchases at my school.222324264
I actively influence the ICT purchases in my school.412620102

Communication and interaction

Examine the results below:

  • Do teachers have some tool to communicate with parents?
  • Do teachers use student administration system?
  • Are there teachers utilizing social media in the school?
  • Are there any communication-related training needs in the school?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
I utilize social media in my teaching.2322113310
Hyödynnän sosiaalista mediaa (esimerkiksi Facebookia, Twitteriä t...52198164
I know how to utilize the communication tools of student administ...1214153722
I can use online community services (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Goog...1610103728

Below are the student administration systems used by the teachers in the school.

Student administration systems

Information security and privacy policy

Examine the results below:

  • Do teachers feel they know information security and privacy policy?
  • Does teachers' answers seem realistic compared to overall skill level?
  • Do teachers want training on this topic?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
I use good passwords in services related to my teaching.211164821
I advice my students to use safe passwords.310194720
NoYes
I'm interested in trainings on information security and privacy p...3763

Digital contents and learning environments

Examine the results below:

  • Can teachers utilize and create digital materials?
  • Do teachers share the materials they created online?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
I know how to utilize digital teaching materials in my teaching.312185216
I know how to create materials with various media contents (e.g. ...1227163313
I share content I have created in the school network or public in...2725112510
I know the possibilities of Creative Commons licensed materials.5917996
I know how to take copyrights into account when using online mate...416184714
I can't doI can do myselfI can show to studentsI can utilize with students in various ways
I can use some digital learning environment (e.g. Moodle, Opit, F...18402021
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
Students in my school collect a portfolio in a digital learning e...282422206
I know how to use digital learning environments as a tool for two...915243913

Below is a list of digital learning environments the teachers use.

Digital learning environments
Moodle29
Papunet23
Fronter20
Ylen opettaja.tv19
Pedanet18
Perunakellari14
Sanoma pro13
Otava opepalvelu4

ICT-skills

Examine the results below:

  • What kind of skills the teachers have?
  • Are there more advanced teacher in the school?
  • Are there enough teachers that provide ICT support for other teachers?
There are deficiencies in my ICT skills.I have basic ICT skills.I have advanced pedagogic ICT skills.I'm an ICT expert and provide peer support for teachers.I'm an ICT expert, share my knowledge for the community and develop the skills of the work community.
Choose the level that best describes your competence in terms of ...25481484
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
I give support on pedagogical use of ICT to other teachers in my ...462114136

Examine the results below:

  • Which skill sections are the strong and weak points in the school?
  • Compare the skills of the teachers with the goals that has been set in the school
  • Have the latest trainings had an effect?

Notice! Skill-related views show relative skill levels compared to other respondents in the system. Remember that the level of compared respondents varies between different sections.

Top 5 skills
Slightly above the averageAbove the average
Video-assisted teaching2726
Basic computer skills1923
Audio, video and images2021
Information security and privacy policy1722
Information society skills and media education1523
Top 5 training needs
Slightly below the averageBelow the average
Programming850
Pedagogical use of presentation equipment2049
Mobile devices2229
Information security and privacy policy2720
Information retrieval and management2223

See also skill survey report.

Pedagogical application and pedagogical support

Examine the results below:

  • Where do the teachers get ideas and support for using ICT?
  • What is the best source of support?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
Students give me new ideas on how to use ICT in teaching.72324395
I get support and tips from my colleagues on how to use ICT in my...101917487
There is arranged opportunities for sharing pedagogical tips for ...517214511
I feel I am lonely when developing pedagogical use of ICT.83031246

Examine the results below:

  • How comprehensive is the ICT usage of the teachers?
  • How much does the students use ICT?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
I utilize social media in my teaching.2322113310
NoYes, but only only lesson-likeYes, interactively with students
I use video as a part of distance education.83105
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
Students are allowed to use their own devices (such as laptops, s...61494526
NeverLess frequently1-2 times per monthWeeklyDaily
Students use presentation equipment such as interactive whiteboar...373613102

Devices and software

Examine the results below:

  • Is the amount and availability of devices sufficent and do they work well enough?
  • Which devices the teachers use in teaching?
  • Are there devices that aren't used in the school?
  • Do the teachers use software that haven't been purchased for the school?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
My employer has provided me with ICT equipment that meets my needs.815124818
Devices and software I use operate well together.102121407
Devices Top 5

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Software Top 5
Microsoft Word96
Microsoft PowerPoint81
YouTube75
Microsoft Excel71
Google Images59

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Network and telecommunication

Examine the results below:

  • Do the teachers have problems with network communications?
  • Do the teachers have accurate information on wireless network availability?
  • Does the wireless network cover all the required spaces?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
In my classes I have an Internet connection with sufficient speed...1523103714
NoI don't knowYes
Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible ...131572

Support services

Examine the results below:

  • Do the teachers consider the support sufficent?
  • Do the teachers have accurate information on where to get support?
Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
I receive sufficient technical support with sufficient speed for ...132321367
I get support and tips from my colleagues on how to use ICT in my...101917487