Role of information and communication technologies in educational systems: a systematic review

Muluneh E. Gizaw, Getachew W. Tessema


The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) integration in the teaching and learning practices of educational systems. The study is carried out by reviewing various literatures and studies on the ideas of ICT and its usage in teaching and learning practices. The study reveals that ICT is vital to transform the teaching and learning process and has a great importance for both teachers and students. It also looks at the definitions of ICT as given by different scholars. Lack of well-equipped ICT tools, beliefs and commitments of teachers as well as students on Technology-based Teaching and Learning practices are the main challenges of ICT implementation in education successfully.


Information and communication technologies, Perceptions, Challenges, Educational institutions, ICT integration, Teaching and learning

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