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
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.