Reflection 17

Review the passage from the WSIS Tunis Commitment quoted below. Do you agree or disagree with its arguments? If you agree, where is the evidence to support these claims? If you disagree, why do you think that the authors of the Tunis Commitment believed this?

ICTs have enormous potential to expand access to quality education, to boost literacy and universal primary education, and to facilitate the learning process itself, thus laying the groundwork for the establishment of a fully inclusive and development-oriented Information Society and knowledge economy which respects cultural and linguistic diversity (World Summit on Information Society, 2005).