Public-private partnerships in ICT for education

Pillay, Hitendra K. & Hearn, Gregory N. (2009) Public-private partnerships in ICT for education. In Akhtar, Shahid & Arinto, Patricia (Eds.) Digital Review of Asia Pacific. Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd, India, pp. 77-87.

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A recent World Bank report notes that across the world, per capita economic growth is driven by three information and communication technology (ICT)-related factors: investments in equipment and infrastructure, investments in human capital (i.e. in education and innovation), and efficient use of labour (human resource) and capital that increases productivity (Schware 2005). These three factors have a direct impact on the provisioning of education. For one, the demand to adopt ICT-supported education services, or e-education, is outweighing the capacity of governments to adequately support education reform and expansion.

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ID Code: 26159
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 9788132100843
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
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Deposited On: 07 Jul 2009 03:42
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