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von Boom

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Re: Quickest way you could ruin your life...
« Reply #15 on: 06 June, 2018, 07:41:20 pm »
Yeah. Apparently, a STEM degree wasn't required (or even desirable I guess) to teach maths or science. At that time at least.
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Re: Quickest way you could ruin your life...
« Reply #16 on: 06 June, 2018, 08:47:48 pm »
Mind you, having worked for waaaay to many business studies graduates, I can understand why the thinking may have evolved (and the problems we currently face exist).

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Re: Quickest way you could ruin your life...
« Reply #17 on: 07 June, 2018, 05:06:49 pm »
My understanding of the problem was that schools thought of IT as a separate subject when in reality (and my humble but apparently misguided opinion) was that IT should be integrated into ALL subjects to some degree.

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Re: Quickest way you could ruin your life...
« Reply #18 on: 07 June, 2018, 07:02:59 pm »
There is ICT (glorified word processing, spreadsheet, presentation etc) and then there is computing.  The shift is towards embedding 'digital competence' as it is called this side of the Severn within all subjects in the same way as literacy and numeracy and for IT lessons to focus more on the higher order skills.  How successful it will be remains to be seen, not least of all due to resourcing.