DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE PERFORMANCE OF KINDERGARTEN INSTITUTIONS IN LIBYA A FIELD STUDY ON THE WORKERS OF THE TRIPOLI BRIDE KINDERGARTEN AND THE AL-AMAL AL-MASHRIQ KINDERGARTEN IN THE FRIDAY MARKET AREA
The Ministry of Education in Libya seeks to digital transformation by gradually providing educational institutions, especially kindergarten institutions, with electronic systems, starting with systems for students’ grades and placing students from one stage to another through the electronic system. The idea of this study came as an attempt by the two researchers to find out the impact of Introducing digital transformation in administrative procedures, measuring this impact, and determining the most important advantages of applying this system, and what challenges we may face in implementing this system, in addition to knowing the effectiveness of implementing this system in kindergarten institutions in Libya. Study problem: The study problem was formulated in the following main question "What is the impact of digital transformation on the performance of kindergarten institutions in Libya?" In order to answer the study question, the two researchers used the descriptive analytical method, relying on the questionnaire as a main tool for the study, where the study sample was (50) teachers from the Arous of Tripoli Kindergarten and Al-Amal Al-Mashreq Kindergarten, they were chosen randomly, and the return from them was valid for analysis (49) a questionnaire, i.e. 98%. The results of the study found: 1. Weak technological infrastructure (digital assets). Building and developing infrastructure and providing secure access to high-quality services and data are among the most important requirements for the success of digital transformation in educational institutions in general and in kindergartens in particular. 2. The lack of professional competencies capable of adopting, leading and implementing digital transformation programs and bringing about the required change within kindergarten institutions 3. Lack of training centers to raise the level of skills and capabilities for digital transformation. 4. Lack of funding and limited budgets and allocations for the implementation of digital transformation programs in kindergarten institutions. 5. Spreading awareness, developing digital skills and digital literacy among all kindergarten workers. 6. Lack of financial resources. 7. Work to increase awareness among officials and decision-makers in kindergarten institutions of the importance of digital transformation.
Keywords: Digital Transformation, The Tripoli Bride Kindergarten and The Al-Amal Al-Mashriq Kindergarten