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The The PanAf PanAf Project : Project : from Summary to from Summary to Perspectives Perspectives Thierry Thierry Karsenti Karsenti, , thierry.karsenti@umontreal.ca thierry.karsenti@umontreal.ca Simon Collin, Simon Collin, collin.simon@uqam.ca collin.simon@uqam.ca

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Outline Outline 1. 1. Some Some facts facts and figures about and figures about the the PanAf PanAf project project 2. 2. Phases of the Phases of the PanAf PanAf project project 3. 3. Expected Expected results results of the of the PanAf PanAf project project

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SOME FACTS AND SOME FACTS AND FIGURES FIGURES

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  • From From 2007 to 2011 2007 to 2011
  • Founded by IDRC Founded by IDRC
  • With partnerships with: With partnerships with: – –World Bank World Bank – –UNESCO UNESCO
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  • Scientific team of the Scientific team of the PanAf PanAf Project Project
  • 75 African researchers 75 African researchers
  • In 13 African countries In 13 African countries
  • Managed by two research centers : Managed by two research centers : – –CRIFPE (Canada) CRIFPE (Canada) – –ERNWACA (Mali) ERNWACA (Mali)
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  • International International scientific scientific commitee commitee
  • Dr. Nancy Dr. Nancy Hafkin Hafkin
  • Pr. Pr. Th Thè èrese rese Tchombe Tchombe
  • Dr. Dr. Abdoulaye Abdoulaye Barry Barry
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Participants of the Participants of the PanAf PanAf Project Project – –120+ schools 120+ schools – –250+ school directors 250+ school directors – –8940+ teachers 8940+ teachers – –242 873+ learners 242 873+ learners

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75 African researchers 75 African researchers 117 schools 117 schools 250+ school administrators 250+ school administrators 8940 educators 8940 educators 242 873 learners 242 873 learners

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PHASES OF THE PHASES OF THE PANAF PANAF PROJECT PROJECT

Phase I: Phase I: data collection data collection (2007 (2007- -2009) 2009)

Data collection in the selected Data collection in the selected schools of each country schools of each country – –Both qualitative (ex. Interviews) and Both qualitative (ex. Interviews) and quantitative (ex. Surveys) data quantitative (ex. Surveys) data – –From more than 120 indicators of ICT From more than 120 indicators of ICT integration integration – –Determined collaboratively Determined collaboratively

  • Main Main indicator indicator categories categories
  • 1) National education and ICT policies 1) National education and ICT policies
  • 2) Equipment, connectivity and access 2) Equipment, connectivity and access
  • 3) Teacher training 3) Teacher training
  • 4) Utilization of ICT 4) Utilization of ICT
  • 5) Impacts on teaching and learning 5) Impacts on teaching and learning
  • 6) Institution/school management and 6) Institution/school management and integration of ICT integration of ICT
  • 7) Equity policies and practices. 7) Equity policies and practices.

Broad open access and data Broad open access and data sharing system sharing system » » ict ict- -observatory.org observatory.org

Simple search function...

which allows a user to access data at an institutional scale.

Advanced search function, which creates tables of data from multiple institutions...

for multiple indicators...

and is exportable to Microsoft Excel.

Summary search, which uses Google Maps...

to browse data from participating institutions across Africa.

Phase II: Phase II: analysis and dissemination analysis and dissemination (2009 (2009- -2011) 2011)

General reseach question: General reseach question: Under which conditions and for whom Under which conditions and for whom can the pedagogical integration of ICTs can the pedagogical integration of ICTs substantially affect the quality of substantially affect the quality of teaching and learning at primary, teaching and learning at primary, secondary and tertiary levels in secondary and tertiary levels in educational institutions in Africa ? educational institutions in Africa ?

Comparative analysis Comparative analysis – –Gender Gender – –Rural Rural- -urban urban – –Public Public- -private private

Main research Main research activities of Phase II activities of Phase II

  • Establishing new collaborations & Establishing new collaborations & partnerships (e.g., with partnerships (e.g., with International institute for International institute for capacity building in Africa (IICBA)) capacity building in Africa (IICBA))
  • Updating existing data Updating existing data
  • Collecting new data Collecting new data – –Video observations of classrooms Video observations of classrooms

Scientific : Scientific : – –Publications Publications – –Communications Communications » » Scientific writing workshops Scientific writing workshops » » Communication for influence Communication for influence workshops workshops

Expected results of Expected results of the the PanAf PanAf project project

  • Gaining better understanding of the Gaining better understanding of the pedagogical integration of pedagogical integration of ICTs ICTs
  • why and how do teachers use why and how do teachers use ICTs ICTs for pedagogical purposes for pedagogical purposes? ?
  • why and how do learners use why and how do learners use ICTs ICTs for for pedagogical purposes pedagogical purposes? ? etc. etc.
  • Drawing on Drawing on PanAf PanAf empirical data, empirical data, offer recommendations for offer recommendations for
  • researchers researchers
  • policy policy- -makers makers
  • teachers and school directors teachers and school directors

3 booklets of recommendations from 3 booklets of recommendations from the the Panaf Panaf project research team project research team *** » Teachers and school directors

Policy makers, teacher trainers and other education administrators 3 booklets of recommendations from 3 booklets of recommendations from the the Panaf Panaf project research team project research team

ICT in education researchers 3 booklets of recommendations from 3 booklets of recommendations from the the Panaf Panaf project research team project research team

CONCLUSION: CONCLUSION: CONTRIBUTIONS OF CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE PANAF PROJECT THE PANAF PROJECT

  • Large Large scale scale of data collection of data collection
  • Open Open access access system for system for collecting collecting and sharing data and sharing data
  • Research Research mainly mainly led led by by African African researchers researchers for for African African education education
  • Develop Develop scientific scientific competencies competencies and expertise and expertise
  • Establish Establish scientific scientific dynamic dynamic for ICT in for ICT in education education
  • Concrete Concrete outputs outputs for for African African education education systems systems

Thank you Thank you Thierry Thierry Karsenti Karsenti, , thierry.karsenti@umontreal.ca thierry.karsenti@umontreal.ca Simon Collin, Simon Collin, collin.simon@uqam.ca collin.simon@uqam.ca

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