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Evaluation of Information Technology Proficiency of Pupils at the Basic Level of Nigeria’s Educational System

Jumoke Soyemi & Olugbenga Babajide Soyemi , Volume 1 Issue 2, December 2020 Pages 13-21, Published: 2020-12-24


This study carried out a quantitative survey of the level of IT competence in about five notable public primary schools in Ilaro town, headquarter of Yewa South Local government, Ogun State, Nigeria with questionnaires distributed randomly across 250 participants. The study discovered that just 4% of the participants are vast in the use of computers and 10% are surface users while 86% are non-users and could not understand how the knowledge of IT could improve their lives as well as the nation at large. From the statistical analysis carried out, it is evident that the curriculum at this level of education is deficient of the relevant IT knowledge required to equip the pupils for the present era of Information Technology