Knowledge has replaced industrial organisation and production as the major source of productivity . Knowledge society where knowledge is the primary production resource instead of capital and labour. Globalisation and the changing world economy are driving a transition to knowledge based economic growths.
Education is very important in the knowledge society. It is seen as
(i) a source of basic skills,
(ii) foundation for development of new knowledge and innovation,and
(iii) A mechanism for socio-economic development.
ICT is the enabler for both innovation and education-with our which a knowledge society cannot be realised, supported or further developed.