THE ROLE OF EFFECTIVE INTEGRATION OF ICT IN EDUCATION, ESPECIALLY IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION OF REMOTE SETTINGS

Ramesh Babu P, Wakgari Dibaba

Abstract


It is obvious that ICT (Information and communication Technology) is affecting all sectors of human activities such as business, entertainment, education, health, manufacturing industries, etc. ICT’s are playing paramount role in the various sectors in different ways such as creating more opportunities for an efficient and effective way of handling their businesses, facilitating knowledge acquisition, sharing and utilisation that enhances quality of life, providing lifelong learning. Since education is one of the main keys to economic development and improvements in human welfare, the effective integrations of ICT’s in the education sector to promote the education quality and accessibility is unquestionably becoming indispensible. This paper attempts to address the role of effective integration of ICT in education, particularly in primary and secondary schools, pointing out prevailing challenges and opportunities. Finally, it attempts to point out the how various stakeholders need to contribute for the effective integration of ICT in education especial in primary and secondary schools.

Keywords


ICT, Digital Technology, digital divide, education, lifelong learning

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.26483/ijarcs.v8i9.4923

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