Intel corporation presents holistic approach for the effective use of ICT in education at the Intel World Ahead Program – Education Workshop, in Jordan.
The workshop was attended by educators, students and pedagogues, presented a framework for analyzing policies in ICT, pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, teacher training, and school organization. Intel demonstrated how the corporation's educational programs and initiatives have supported numerous governments' education reforms, and showcased Jordan as a prime example of how this has been successfully implemented, using the Ministry of Education's 'Education Reform for Knowledge Economy' (ERfKE) and the Jordan Education Initiative (JEI) as case studies. The workshop assisted participants in applying a model framework to their current educational policies and encouraged them to coordinate policy changes through a holistic approach that deals with all the key pillars of the education process. Intel has partnered with the Jordan Ministry of Education since 2003; and has since provided training to more than 50 thousand Jordanian teachers on the Intel Teach Essentials and Thinking with Technology programs.