Peace Alufohai


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has increasingly become part of human existence in today’s contemporary society. There is no doubt that ICT has come to stay. In fact, it is obvious that man cannot do without it in this 21st century. Effectiveness in the educational system to a large extent depends on ICT. It is on the basis of this knowledge that this researcher decided to carry out an assessment of computer literacy competency of English language teachers in Benin metropolis. Three research questions guided this study. The descriptive survey was used for the study. The population for the study consisted of 302 English language teachers in Benin metropolis. A total of 151 teachers were randomly selected from the population. An instrument titled English Language Teachers’ Computer Literacy Questionnaire (ELTCLQ) was used to collect data for the study. The simple percentage was used to analyse the data. Based on the analysis, findings were made, amongst which is that the level of computer literacy among secondary school English language teachers is very low. As a result of the findings, it was recommended among others, that teachers should practice the use of ICT in their day to day teaching/ learning activities.


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