Information and Communication Technologies and Women's Education in Nigeria: Challenges snd Future Directions

Anasi, Stella N. I.
March 2012
PNLA Quarterly;Spring2012, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p5
The article discusses the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the education of women in developing countries, specifically Nigeria. An overview of research and conferences on women's education is presented, such as The Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China in 1995, covering factors such as school administration, women dropouts, and teacher training. Topics such as distance learning, performance-based curricula, and funding for education are discussed.


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