Secondary School Teachers’ Level of Knowledge and Use of ICT in Classroom

  • Tanzela Alam Instructor, Virtual University Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Dr. Farhana Khurshid Associate Professor, Fatima Jinnah Women University The Mall Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Dr. Umer Farooq Assistant Professor, University of Education, Attock Campus, Pakistan
Keywords: Teachers, Knowledge, ICT, Classroom


Current study intended to identify teachers’ level of knowledge and ICT use into pedagogy at secondary level. It was a mixed method study. Quantitative data were collected from 100 teachers of secondary schools Rawalpindi. Descriptive statistics was applied and results were found out through percentage, mean, frequency and standard deviation. Interviews were also conducted with the secondary school teachers. Quantitative data revealed that teachers use only those ICT tools in which they have adequate level of knowledge. Qualitative data also backed these results and highlighted that teachers’ lack knowledge in ICT tools therefore they don't utilize them. They demand administrative support and need-based training in the development of ICT skills and knowledge. It is recommended that ICT integration in the field of education needs greater consideration than it is receiving. Teachers’ fewer knowledge in area of ICT depicted the need of enhancing their level of knowledge regarding advanced ICT tools.