Entitled Completing the foundation for lifelong learning

12th March 2004 at 00:00
* Major investment outlays over the past 20 years have brought modern information and communications technologies (ICT) into nearly all schools in the most advanced countries, but the extent to which computers are in day-to-day use in these schools remains disappointing claims a new OECD report. Entitled Completing the foundation for lifelong learning: An OECD survey of Upper Secondary Schools, the report draws on data from 14 countries to review structural barriers to the full and effective use of ICT. The survey claims that despite the large sums of money spent on ICT, fewer than 20 per cent of students attend schools where there are enough workstations.

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