Information Technology in Educational Management


  • To promote effective and efficient use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) within the management and policies, development of and planning for educational institutions;
  • To promote the use of ICT, including current and emerging technologies to support school and institutional improvement and accountability;
  • To promote the use and advancement of decision support systems and knowledge management within educational management;
  • To investigate the potentials of mobile technologies to support managerial and administrative work for educational institutions:
  • To investigate human, social, and ethical, aspects of ITEM systems and to provide recommendations for their adequate integration in educational settings;
  • To investigate aspects of security and privacy of ITEM systems and to provide recommendations for their adequate integration in educational settings;
  • To develop and improve qualitative and quantitative empirical methods to understand the role of digital literacy and ICT in the management of teacher and tutor education in educational organizations;
  • To encourage international exchanges of information and co-operation on state of the art research, development and implementation of ITEM systems;
  • To propose themes for international, collaborative research and development in ITEM and to seek funding for such research and development from national and international bodies;
  • To provide advice and support to countries, educational systems and institutions in the developmental stages of their ITEM systems.


  • The whole range of educational institutions concerned with education, from kindergarten to higher education, adult education, professional development and training settings;
  • The educational management of ICT used within lifelong, formal and informal settings;
  • Local education authorities, school districts and those concerned with developing and integrating educational policies, including policy makers, advisers, parents, administrators, teachers other and education providers, and learners;
  • Local, regional, national, international research and development institutions;
  • Academic, government, non-profit and commercial organizations.