ICT in Education Toolkit

Tool 1.1 Mapping of National Vision, Goals and Plans

 
  1. Collection of Information
 

To map National Vision, Goals and Plans you will need information regarding the following subjects:

National Vision
National Development Priorities
Macroeconomic situation, projected goals and plans
Present situation, goals and plans of sectors that are major contributors to national economic growth
Present situation and projected goals and plans of labor force and employment
Present situation and projected goals and plans regarding income distribution
Educational profile of the population
Gender related equity issues in terms of earned income per capita, unemployment ration, and educational attainment; projected goals and plans to redress inequities.

*More detailed information is provided in each of the next sections.

There are two complementary ways to collect the necessary information:

Collect documentation that contains the relevant information.

  • Primary documents exampes: legislation, national plans, economic reports and studies
  • Secondary documents examples: development program documents prepared for international agencies, reports of the U.N. and its agencies, and statistics reports.
  • Web sites:
    • UNESCO Institute for Statistics
      http://www.uis.unesco.org/ev.php? URL_ID=2867&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201
    • UNDP Human Development Reports
      http://hdr.undp.org/reports/global/2004/
    • World Bank Data and Statistics
      http://www.worldbank.org/data/databytopic/databytopic.html

Seek input from specialists individuals or institutions - in respective subjects. You may download any of the forms provided in the next sections and send it to the specialist requesting that it be completed and sent back to you.


It is advisable to maintain a "bookshelf" of relevant documents for later reference. If any of the documents are in digital form, they may be uploaded and saved in the Team's Boookshelf . Non-digital documents may be scanned and uploaded.


Mapping of National Vision and Development Priorities  No information available


National Vision
 No Stated National Vision
 Summary of National Vision


National Development Priorities
 No stated National Development Priorities
 Summary of National Development Priorities


Data Collection Information

Data Source (if applicable)


Annotations on data


Additional comments

 
  2. Mapping of National Vision and Development Priorities
 

Extract from collected documents and expert inputs information related to national vision and priorities and summarize them in the following form.

There are two ways to fill out the form - online or offline. We provided an offline version of the form to make collecting the data easier. Please note that all data should be entered into the web-based form for storage in the Filing Cabinet.

However, if you wish to upload the completed Print Form document to the Filing Cabinet:

  • Download the print form onto your hard drive, complete and save;
  • Go to the Filing Cabinet and select "Upload documents for Tool "
  • If you wish to replace a file, delete the old file first, and then upload the new version.
  • If you wish to have multiple versions of the same file, give each file a unique name, and follow the above process.


Development Goals and Plans


Macroeconomic growth
Present Situation
What is the country's annual economic growth rate? What has been the national growth rate in the past two years? How stable is the economy?
 No information available
Projected Goals
What is the projected growth rate and how fast is it expected to be achieved?
 No information available
Plans to Achieve Goals
If Information is available, summarize below
 No information available

Sectoral Development
Present Situation
Which sectors of the economy constitute major contributors to national economic growth? Which sectors are in retraction?
 No information available
Projected Goals
Which sectors are targeted for growth and development?
 No information available
Plans to Achieve Goals
If Information is available, summarize below
 No information available

Labor Force and Employment
Present Situation
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the labor market and the labor force? What has been the unemployment rate in the past years? Which sectors are contributing the most to employment?
 No information available
Projected Goals
What is the targeted unemployment rate? What targets for employment are defined in the economic development agenda or plans? Which sectors are targeted?
 No information available
Plans to Achieve Goals
If Information is available, summarize below
 No information available

Income Distribution
Present Situation
What is the country's GNP/capita? What are the regional differences? (Use Gini coefficients, if available) What percentages of residents live below the poverty line? Where are the areas of concentration of poverty? What is the impact of rural migration into cities, if any?
 No information available
Projected Goals
If the country has a social development agenda, what are the proposed targets? What geographic regions or population groups are particularly targeted in the plans?
 No information available
Plans to Achieve Goals
If Information is available, summarize below
 No information available

Data Collection Information

Data Source (if applicable)


Annotations on data


Additional comments

 
  3. Mapping of Development Goals and Plans
 

Extract from collected documents and expert input information related to development goals and plans and summarize them in the following form. The questions included are only to serve as guidelines but should not limit the extent of the summary. It is recommended that quantitative descriptors and indicators are used whenever possible.

There are two ways to fill out the form - online or offline. We provided an offline version of the form to make collecting the data easier. Please note that all data should be entered into the web-based form for storage in the Filing Cabinet.

However, if you wish to upload the completed Print Form document to the Filing Cabinet:

  • Download the print form onto your hard drive, complete and save;
  • Go to the Filing Cabinet and select "Upload documents for Tool "
  • If you wish to replace a file, delete the old file first, and then upload the new version.
  • If you wish to have multiple versions of the same file, give each file a unique name, and follow the above process.

Educational Profile of the Population  No information available

If information is available, please complete.

INPUT %
Percentage of the population with less than primary education (Including illiterate population) %
Percentage of the population with primary education only %
Percentage of the population with secondary education only %
Percentage of the population with tertiary education %
Total

Data Collection Information

Data Source (if applicable)


Annotations on data


Additional comments

 
  4. Mapping of Educational Profile of the Population
 

To construct a composite picture of educational attainment of the population at large, complete the next template with information derived from collected documentation and/or expert input. When you complete the template you will be able to see a pie chart.


If you wish to upload the completed Print Form document to the Filing Cabinet:

  • Download the print form onto your hard drive, complete and save;
  • Go to the Filing Cabinet and select "Upload documents for Tool "
  • If you wish to replace a file, delete the old file first, and then upload the new version.
  • If you wish to have multiple versions of the same file, give each file a unique name, and follow the above process.

Gender-Related Development Plans  No information available

If information is available, please complete

Gender-Related Development Plans
There is mounting concern at international and national levels with the degree to which development priorities and plans address gender-related equity issues. This concern is justified both in human as in economic terms, as women constitute half of the population. To summarize the present situation, projected goals and proposed plans to achieve these goals, complete the following form:
Male Female Female/Male
Estimated Earned income per capita
Estimated percentage unemployment ratio
Educational Profile of the Population
Percentage of the population with less than primary education % %
Percentage of the population with primary education only % %
Percentage of the population with secondary education only % %
Percentage of the population with tertiary education % %
Total % %
Projected Goals
Does the country have specific goals to redress development-related gender inequities, and in which areas (e.g., earnings, employment, education attainment, etc.)? If so, summarize the goals.)
 No information available
Plans to Achieve Goals
 No information available

Graphical Representation of Gender Profile

Data Collection Information

Data Source (if applicable)


Annotations on data


Additional comments

 
  5. Mapping of Gender-Related Development Plans
 

There is mounting concern at international and national levels with the degree to which development priorities and plans address gender-related equity issues. This concern is justified both in human as in economic terms, as women constitute half of the population.

Extract from collected documents and expert input, information related the present situation, projected goals and proposed plans to achieve these goals, and summarize in the following form.

Some of the information you submit will appear in graphic form.

If you wish to upload the completed Print Form document to the Filing Cabinet:

  • Download the print form onto your hard drive, complete and save;
  • Go to the Filing Cabinet and select "Upload documents for Tool "
  • If you wish to replace a file, delete the old file first, and then upload the new version.
  • If you wish to have multiple versions of the same file, give each file a unique name, and follow the above process.

 
  OUTPUT OF THIS TOOL
 

The application of this tool generates the following files:

These files are saved in the Country's Filing Cabinet. They may be accessed anytime from the Filing Cabinet or from the above list by clicking on the specific file.

If any documents have been uploaded to the Team Bookshelf, they may be accessed at anytime.

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