Technology : ESF Teachers
Criteria for Assessment are the "TTA
Completion of the ICAA
OnLine course consititutes achieving the outcomes
The OnLine work is monitored by ICAA staff
As an alternative approach the
ICAA Teachers Certificate Scheme can be used as a guideline
Evidence must still be uploaded to the ICAA Website
Entry Level Criteria
- EL1- Identified and used specific IT software applications
relevant to the age of the pupils being taught, ability and subject area.
EL2- Identified how and where pupils should make use of IT applications
to improve their performance.
EL3- Identified topics within their scheme(s) of work that could be supported
by resources gained from the use of ICT, eg CD ROM and the Internet.
EL4- Demonstrated to pupils why the use of ICT allows them more effective
ways of altering, editing or improving their work, eg altering layouts,
EL5- Made use of ICT to store, review, improve or discard work to be used
over a period of time.
EL6- Created realistic methods of assessing pupils for their IT and subject-related
understanding throughout the scheme(s) of work.
EL7- Introduced either a topic from a scheme of work to the class, a specific
subject-related skill or an IT skill through an ICT presentation/demonstration.
EL8- Identify, and where appropriate, make use of relevant teaching programs
or specialist software which support the chosen methods of teaching and
are available for all pupils in the class, eg Maths software, Commercial
simulations of scientific experiments.
EL9- Identified and made use of relevant IT terminology within the scheme(s)
EL10- Demonstrated competence in a range of IT applications, ie not less
than four different IT applications plus Electronic Communication Software.
Subject Specialist Level Criteria
- SS1 Has developed materials that are suitable and
relevant to the specified subject.
SS2- Has developed materials that would be suitable for others to use with
ease, and where necessary has provided instructions for use.
SS3- Has developed materials that enable pupils to make use of a range of
different ICT equipment within the subject area.
SS4- The materials are accessible to all pupils including, where relevant,
pupils with special needs.
SS5- Has addressed the assessment of both subject-related and IT National
SS6- Has addressed the use of on-line materials for their own use and their
pupils within their work.
SS7- Has produced a realistic method of using ICT to record pupils progress
SS8- Has identified and organised how other teachers will save and retrieve
their own pupils' work in their guidance notes.
SS9- Has demonstrated to other subject teachers why the use of ICT can enhance
pupils learning and the learning outcomes that can be achieved.
SS10- Consideration has been given as to how other colleagues might be able
to develop their own materials based upon the chosen examples.