Information Communication Technology as Catalyst for Pedagogical Changes to Generate a Smart Manpower Requirement in Developing Countries
Sylvestre Munyengabe 1 * , Dariya Mukamusoni 1, James Harindintwari 1, Jean Claude Ndeze 1
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1 Kibogora Polytechnic,Western Province, P.O. BOX 31 Rusizi, RWANDA
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Abstract

The human development sector has been influenced largely by the integration of ICT in education and different sectors. This study explored the employees’ perceptions on the influence of ICT as catalyst for pedagogical changes in order to create a smart manpower requirement for 21st century. The study was qualitative in its nature. Thirty- six respondents participated in this study. Data were collected through interview conducted to explore different views related to how ICT influences the pedagogical changes to generate a smart human capital for the development of countries. Results revealed ICT as a transformational tool that influences the attainment of new skills required by students, teachers and other different employees in other working sectors. Employees’ perceptions towards the role of ICT in changing pedagogical activities in order to create a smart manpower requirement for this century were positive. The study also proposed different recommendations which would be considered in order to solve all identified barriers.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/109041

EURASIA J MATH SCI T, 2019 - Volume 15 Issue 10, Article No: em1753

Publication date: 29 Apr 2019

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