IFIP TC 3 – Education




To provide an international forum for educators to discuss research and practice in:

  • teaching informatics
  • educational uses of communication and information technologies (ICT)

To establish models for informatics curricula, training programs, and teaching methodologies.

To consider the relationship of informatics in other curriculum areas.

To promote the ongoing education of ICT professionals and those in the workforce whose employment involves the use of information and communication technologies.

To examine the impact of information and communication technologies on the whole educational environment:

  • teaching and learning
  • administration and management of the educational enterprise
  • local, national and regional policy-making and collaboration.


Working Groups/Special Interest Groups:


WG 3.1: Informatics and Digital Technologies in School Education
WG 3.3: Research into Educational Applications of Information Technologies
WG 3.4: Professional and Vocational Education in ICT
WG 3.7: Information Technology in Educational Management


Link to the main website of Technical Committee 3


The South African representative to TC3 is Dr Riana Steyn (riana.steyn@up.ac.za)