Helpdesk Report: ICTs and Education

This report on activities that use Information and Communication Technologies in education programme, especially to deliver learning



Produce a report focused on the use of ICTs in education programme delivery, particularly to deliver learning, in primary and secondary education in low income countries, particularly sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.


This is a scoping report of recent, ongoing and pipeline activities that utilise Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education programme delivery, in particular to deliver learning. It includes teacher training initiatives and the use of ICTs for teaching and learning. The report is focused on primary and secondary level education. It is focused on low and lower-middle income countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. It includes DFID-funded projects and wider sources. This is not a systematic review so the sources included are indicative not comprehensive.


Featherstone, I.; Gater, R.; Thompson, S.; Holley, C. Helpdesk Report: ICTs and Education. HEART, UK (2013) 33 pp.

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