LIRNEasia is a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific

ICT for Education

ICT for education holds much promise for improving student learning outcomes but the results to date have been less than spectacular. In this page we report LIRNEasia’s contribution to the field and also capture some of the key studies on the topic.


  • Gamage, S. N. and Tanwar, T. (in review). Strategies for training or supporting teachers to integrate technology in the classroom: A systematic review. In: Research Evidence in Education Library. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • LIRNEasia (2015). Strategies for optimizing benefits of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for education in Developing Asia . Research Dissemination Event, November 26, 2015, BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • What do we know about Integration of ICT in education in the Developed world?
      • A systematic review of ICT integration in education in the developed world (Sujata Gamage, LIRNEasia)
    • What do we know about integration of ICT in education in Asia?
      • Bangladesh (Anir Chowdhury, Policy Advisor, Access to Information (a2i), Prime Minister’s Office)
      • Singapore (Longkai WU National Institute of Education (NIE)/Nanyang Technological University)
      • Sri Lanka
  • PISA/OECD (2015), Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection. PISA, OECD Publishing.



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