ICT Utilization in Secondary Schools in Ede South Local Government, Osun State, Nigeria ( Vol-2,Issue-6,November - December 2017 )
Author: B.M.G. Amosa, E.C. Ayeleso, M.A. Hameed, J.B. Ekuewa, K.A. Kawonise
Keyword: Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs); secondary school; application; utilization.
Abstract: This paper investigated the use of information communication and technology (ICT) for effective management of secondary schools in Ede South Local Government. The study investigated the level of availability of ICT facilities in schools, the capacity for using ICT facilities for teaching-learning process, the perceived benefits of using ICT and the problems facing the use of ICT in secondary schools. It was found that the level of provision of ICT equipment to secondary schools in the State was low. The intermittent disruption of electricity and inadequate funding were found as major problem inhibiting the usage of ICT equipment for the management of schools in the State. It was concluded that the State Government was not fully ready to imbibe (ICT) for the effective management of secondary schools in the State. It was recommended that the State government should supply the necessary ICT equipment to all secondary schools in the State. Government should also improve the training of principals, teachers and computer personnel in the use of computers and other ICT equipment through seminars, workshops and in-services training.
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