Education is one of the main keys to economic development and improvements in human welfare. As global economic competition grows sharper, education becomes an important source of competitive advantage, closely linked to economic growth, and a way for countries to attract jobs and investment. In addition, education appears to be one of the key determinants of lifetime earnings. Countries therefore frequently see raising educational attainment as a way of tackling poverty and deprivation.

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ICTs for education and building human capital

The acronym ICT(s) stands for Information and Communication Technology (or technologies)
Here is an overview about ICT made thanks to plenty of studies carried out about it by the UNESCO and the Word Bank organizations. You can find out more about ICT in what is called information society and knowledge economy.



  • What ICT is about
    1. Mobile technologies
    2. Broadcast technologies
    3. Internet & computer
  • ICT in Education
    1. Students Create and communicate
    2. Students Access educational resources
    3. Better teaching methods
  • Digital divide
    1. Disparities in ICT use between developed and developing countries
    2. Unequal opportunities for ICT use within countries
  • Potential risks
    1. Health
    2. Safety
    3. Misuse

l’usage des TICES (ICT use)
UNESCO Word Bank (Banque
mondiale)
ACADEMIES NGOs (ONG)
Gender Equality (Egalité des genres) Oui Oui Oui
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