EVALUATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITIES USED IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) CURRICULUM IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THE SOUTH WEST REGION OF CAMEROON

Ndang Gilbert Farinkia, Agborbechem Peter Tambi

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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the instructional facilities used in the implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) curriculum in Public Secondary Schools in the South West Region of Cameroon. Nine schools provided data for this study mostly from Fako and Meme Division. The study, more specifically sought to provide answers to the research question: How adequate are the instructional facilities in the Teaching of ICT? The survey research design was employed and a sample of 186 students and 13 teachers and 5 RPI were selected nine schools and the Regional Pedagogic Inspectorate of Computer Science. A questionnaire and interview guide were employed to collect data which was analysed using SPSS version 17. The results revealed that the responding teachers have the required qualifications but there were inadequate instructional facilities in Public Secondary Schools in the South West Region of Cameroon. Interviews with the RPIs confirmed that most schools lack ICT required ICT facilities and this was worse with schools in rural areas. From the Findings, recommendations and conclusion that could assist in the improvement of instructional facilities and providing support for the successful implementation of ICT polices were suggested.

 

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evaluation, instructional facilities, implementation, information and communication technology (ICT), curriculum, public secondary schools, South West Region of Cameroon.

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