Promoting Reading Habit among Secondary School Students in Lagos State: The Role of Library & ICT


  • Ilori Maria Edeole Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED) Noforija, Epe, Lagos State
  • Abdullahi Mostura Adejoke


This paper looks at promoting reading habit among secondary school students in Lagos state: the role of Library & ICT. Extensive reading habit is an imperative tool for improving academic performance of students. The important of library and ICT among secondary students reading habit in Lagos cannot be over emphasized. This is because the library and ICT are the backbone of any successful student. Education as we all know is the bedrock of any nation and if the students cannot stand up to their colleagues in other parts of the world, then the main aim of schooling is defeated. This paper presents the roles of teachers, parents, environment and materials on students reading habit. It also highlights the use of ICT resources, factors affecting reading habit and strategies to promote reading habit.


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How to Cite

Edeole, I. M., & Adejoke, A. M. (2016). Promoting Reading Habit among Secondary School Students in Lagos State: The Role of Library & ICT. Asian Journal of Education and E-Learning, 4(5). Retrieved from