NOTE FOR EDITOR: The Use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) To Improve Access to In-Service Teacher Education Programmes For Educational Development in Pakistan


The use of ICT and distance education in the delivery of professional development programmers for in-service teachers to improve access to educational opportunities is explored in this article. Further, the link between teacher development and the development of human capital to aid educational and national development is discussed. The role of ICT and distance education is highlighted in enabling this venture which eventually leads to overall educational and national development.

KEYWORDS: Access to Education, Teacher Education, Barriers To Educational Opportunities, Human Capital Theory, Educational Development, Distance Education, Information And Communications Technology