Role of ICTs in Enhancing a Sustainable Educational Development in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis
AbstractThe study investigated the impact of the introduction of Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) has made on the Sustenance of Education in selected secondary schools in Ilorin metropolis. The study made use of primary data obtained through the administration of questionnaires on thirty (30) teachers and Ninety (90) students randomly selected across the six secondary schools within metropolis. The data obtained from the study were analysed using descriptive statistics and chi-square. The results reveal that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has helped in the development of education in the study area. The findings also reveal that the students’ respondents have developed a positive attitude towards the use of ICT for the acquisition of new skills. . The study therefore recommended that government should make computer and internet facilities available at all levels of our education system as this is expected to improve the performance of students in their academic pursuit. Keywords: Sustainable Development, Information and Communication Technology.(ICT).