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    1 Information and Communication Technologies

    Technology that provides for the electronic input, storage, retrieval, processing, transmission and dissemination of information.
    Source: NCVER2, Australia (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/glossary.php?q=Educational%20glossaries%20worldwide#NCVER2_Glossary)

    Technology which provides for the electronic input, storage, retrieval, processing, transmission and dissemination of information.
    Source: CEDEFOP, Europe (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/glossary.php?q=Educational%20glossaries%20worldwide#CEDEFOP_Glossary)


    Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is a term that includes all technologies for the manipulation and communication of information. The term is sometimes used in preference to Information Technology (IT), particularly in two communities: education and government[1]. In the common usage it is often assumed that ICT is synonymous with IT; Information and communication technologies (ICT) are the combination of computer technology, telecommunication technology and media. The growth and development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has led to their wide diffusion and application, thus increasing their economic and social impact. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are becoming increasingly important in education. New information technologies have opened up new potential in learning. ICTs need to be harnessed, e.g. to provide more widespread access to TVET. Yet in many parts of the world, the use of ICTs in TVET is yet very limited. Some of the issues that need to be addressed are capacity development, access and connectivity issues, and localisation, customisation and content development.
    Source: UNEVOC, UN (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/glossary.php?q=Educational%20glossaries%20worldwide#UNEVOC_Glossary)


    References

    1. ^ http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/

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    2 Information, advice and guidance (IAC) [Edit]

    A range of activities designed to help individuals take educational, vocational or personal decisions and carry them out before and after they enter the labour market.
    Source: CEDEFOP, Europe (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/glossary.php?q=Educational%20glossaries%20worldwide#CEDEFOP_Glossary)


    3 ICT (basic) skills/literacy [Edit]

    The skills needed to use efficiently the elementary functions of information and communication technologies (essentially word/image/data processing, Internet and e-mail).
    Source: CEDEFOP, Europe (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/glossary.php?q=Educational%20glossaries%20worldwide#CEDEFOP_Glossary)


    4 Information society [Edit]

    A society in which information technology, computers and telecommunications are widely used to facilitate communication nationally and internationally and to promote access to libraries, data archives and other stores of information held by private organizations or in the public domain.
    Source: NCVER2, Australia (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/glossary.php?q=Educational%20glossaries%20worldwide#NCVER2_Glossary)













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