tabath Posted January 6, 2012 Share Posted January 6, 2012 I would just like some response off those of you who went through this joke of a qualification at High School. It really is not fit for purpose as an IT qualification - should really be called business or office skills GCSE. Anyway being an exteacher and having kids of my own going through this joke I am developing a project looking at an alternative to provide the basic skills and knowledge that are really needed in this country. AS far as my own kids are concerned apart from basic PC skills(using a PC, installing various OS , utilities etc) I have taught them some programming, some arduino stuff and neteworking to comptia Net+ standard. The end aim of this project is to produce a curriculum to present to and gain the backing of major IT companies in the UK and end up with a coherent and useful qualification that can be followed at high school level. There was a very interesting interview with the UK Google head man yesterday about his childs experience and personal thoughtds on this topic. What things would you like to have seen included in your IT GCSE ? What sort of level do you think it should go to? Do you think the teachers you had would be capable of teaching a more technical qualification? Thanks in advance for any input you guys can provide. Tez Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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