Jane Ruffino: It is important for children to learn how to use technology

But first, technology itself needs to learn a thing or two...

11th September, 2016
It is important that children are thought to use technology properly Pic: iStock

Every year around this time, there’s another spate of articles, often op-eds by industry people whose interests are hardly neutral, about the lack of technology skills among young Irish people. Of course, educational improvement is a political, social and economic issue more than it is a technological one – let alone one we should allow to be driven by industry needs.

But they’re right that it’s important for kids to learn how to...

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