Research and knowledge management

OECD-CERI Conference 'Return to Gender: Gender, ICT and Education', Oslo,Norway, 2-3 June 2008


This expert meeting invited participants to share their knowledge and to discuss the diversity of issues which relate to gender, ICT and education. The discussion, based on a background paper, in particular focused on the gender issue and how it relates to ICT and education, the educational and political implications of the gendered use and attitude towards ICT, and future orientations for educational and social research in this area.  

Papers and presentations

Welcoming Session

Session I: Digital divide and digital inclusions.  What are the evidences?

Chair: Francesc Pedró, CERI/OECD 



Session II:  Discourses on gender and ICT

Chair: Tone Eng, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research


Understanding IT and gender
Tone Bratteteig, IFI, Norway

A technology named desire
..... Knut Hotan SØrensen, Norway


Session III:  ICT(s) and socialization: The role of the school and teachers.

Chair: Øystein Johannessen, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway


Session IV:  ICT(s) and socialization: Youth culture; development of skills and attitudes.

Chair: Francesc Pedró, CERI/OECD


Session V:  What are the existing policy and actions on gender, ICT and education within OECD countries?

Chair: Øystein Johannessen, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research

Presentations by panel representatives


Summary and closing remarks

Øystein Johannessen, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research - powerpoint presentation, and Francesc Pedró CERI/OECD



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