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Information and communication technology (ICT) has become an important tool for school systems as they seek to enhance education and make it more efficient.

But what degree of access do students from different socio-economic backgrounds have to ICT-based quality instruction?

Overall, disadvantaged students tend to have less access to digital learning opportunities both at home and at school. The data also suggest that the way teachers with certain characteristics are distributed can facilitate better equity.

Two examples highlighted in this brief are teachers’ digital self-efficacy and training in ICT-based instruction.

Skills intelligence publication details

Target audience
Digital skills in education.
Digital skills for all
Digital technology / specialisation
Geographic scope - Country
Industry - field of education and training
Teacher training with subject specialisation
Education not elsewhere classified
Geographical sphere
International initiative
Publication type