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Case Studies | Education Management | Angola | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022
Integration of ICT in Education: A Study on the Policy Initiative for the Use of ICT in Secondary Schools in Namibe-Angola
Abstract: The Government of Angola officially recognizes the important role of education and the need for a stronger incorporation of ICT in the educational system, to affirm the country in the new era - the information and knowledge society. In the present study, we sought to understand the process and impact of policies for the integration of ICT in the curriculum of secondary education in Namibe, following the study developed by the author (Bunga, 2019). Regarding the methodology, the exploratory case study was chosen, supported by a content analysis technique, as well as descriptive statistics for processing the data obtained through document analysis, interviews, and questionnaires. Regarding the results, the evidence indicates that the initiative in question aimed to provide secondary education schools with conditions for the inclusion of ICT in the curriculum of the respective institutions, putting money in relevant investments, namely: continuing education/training of teachers for the use of ICT in classes; creation/construction and equipping of ICT infrastructures in schools and internet access. On the other hand, the results show the existence of discontinuities and asymmetries in terms of investments, at the level of schools, which has called into question the effectiveness of the respective initiative.
Keywords: Educational policies, ICT, Secondary Education, Namibe, Angola
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,
Pages: 430 - 440