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January 11, 2012 by

IT teaching to get radical shake-up

Calling the current ICT syllabus 'harmful and dull', education secretary Michael Gove has said it will be scrapped and lessons will focus more on the basics of programming than on the use of Microsoft Word

April 20, 2011 by

Intellect wants current ICT curriculum scrapped

The trade body for the UK's technology sector, Intellect, has suggested the current ICT curriculum should be scrapped as it believes it is not providing sufficiently relevant training.Intellect said that the current ICT curriculum is "failing both pupils and employers" and suggested to the Department for Education (DfE) that computing should be a stand-alone subject available to pupils from Key Stage 3, with a focus on higher value computer science skills.

February 27, 2011 by

AGIMO outs datacentre discussion paper

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has called for industry comment on a discussion paper regarding the government's strategy to offer datacentre-as-a-service to 50 per cent of government agencies that spend less than $2 million per annum on ICT.

May 17, 2010 by

IT rates could soar in Canberra: study

A study has found that the number of ICT contractors employed in the public sector has fallen by 20 to 25 per cent in the last year, while another study has predicted could lead to a skills shortage in the nation's capital as soon as June this year.

May 17, 2010 by

Skilled migration targets ICT and NBN

Occupations such as cook and hairdresser have been replaced by more technically-inclined positions on a new skilled occupation migration list released by the Federal Government yesterday.


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