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Table 6 Teachers Professional development needs

From: ICT use in the teaching of mathematics: Implications for professional development of pre-service teachers in Ghana

Professional Development needs In-service (%) Pre-service (%)
Yes I have No, I do not wish to attend No, I would like to attend if available Yes I have No, I do not wish to attend No, I would like to attend if available
Technical course for operating and maintaining computer system 15.0 10.0 75.0 10.8 1.7 87.5
Introductory course for Internet use and general applications (e.g., basic word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, etc) 41.7 23.3 35.0 32.5 2.5 65.0
Subject-specific training with learning software for specific mathematics content goals (e.g., tutorials, simulation, etc 10.0 8.3 81.7 6.7 3.3 90.0
Course on pedagogical issues related to integrating ICT into teaching and learning mathematics 3.3 6.7 90.0 0.8 3.3 95.8
Course on multimedia operations (e.g., using digital video and/or audio equipment in mathematics 5.0 8.3 86.7 0.8 5.5 93.7