EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA AND EDUCATION
ICT Competency of Mathematics Teachers at Secondary Schools of Nepal

Dirgha Raj Joshi 1 2 * , Roshan Chitrakar 3, Shashidhar Belbase 4, Bishnu Khanal 1

European Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Education, Volume 2, Issue 1, Article No: e02107

https://doi.org/10.30935/ejimed/10847

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Abstract

This study aimed to investigate ICT competency of mathematics teachers at secondary schools of Nepal. A cross-sectional survey design was deployed among 336 secondary school teachers of Nepal. The data was analyzed by Mann Whitney U, Kruskal Wallis H, and multiple linear regression. Result showed that teachers’ ICT competency level was found to be proficient in the fundamental concept of computers and the use of Internet. In contrast, it was found to be developing-level in software and hardware. Statistically significant results were found in competencies with respect to age, type of school, culture, and district. Additionally, own laptop, Internet use, work experience, knowledge of software and hardware were significant predictors for ICT competency of teachers. The overall findings clarify that ICT enhancement programs are needed for mathematics teachers at secondary schools in Nepal.

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