Thursday June 4, 2020

Meeting the ICT education challenge

With ICT finally back on the radar in education, ICS Skills wants to meet the challenge of how to teach a classroom of students of different abilities and aptitudes at the same time, writes Jason Walsh

27th August, 2017
Claudia Delaney, head of education, ECDL Ireland: ‘We’re prepared to meet the challenge that schools face’

It is considered axiomatic that too many students fail to reach their potential, but the challenges of today’s education – and tomorrow’s workplace – can be difficult to address.

“In poor countries, only a quarter of secondary schoolchildren acquire at least a basic knowledge of maths, reading and science,” said Claudia Delaney, Head of Education at ECDL Ireland.

Even in the mostly rich countries of the OECD, about 30...

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