Factors Influencing ICT Competency Skills among ESL Primary School Teachers

Nadzirah Saimi, Hamidah Yamat
2021 International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development  
In this era where integration of ICT has become crucial in education sector, there is a need of educators and teachers to acquire skills and achieve certain level of ICT competency. Therefore, this study is designed with the aim to identify the level of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) competency skills and determine the factors influencing the competency skills among English as Second Language (ESL) teachers in the context of rural teachers teaching in the district of Mukah.
more » ... trict of Mukah. This research is using quantitative research design in answering the research questions. There are 80 respondents from district of Mukah participated in answering the survey questionnaire for this research. The findings of this study highlighted the level of ICT competency skills of the ESL primary school teachers which are developing to proficient level. Other than that, the findings also clarify the factors that influenced the ICT competency skills are teachers' attitudes and also accessibility and technical support in schools. Implications of this research are ESL teachers come to recognise and realise their level of ICT competency skills. Apart from that, the implication of this research also involved the administrators' responsibility in optimising the integration of ICT in ESL classroom.
doi:10.6007/ijarped/v10-i1/8829 fatcat:pnpyugowlrfaxoj42lexbu6tp4