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Digital literacy ‘as important as reading and writing’

By staff and wire services reports
December 30th, 2013

When I was at school, ICT was labelled, rightly or wrongly, as the “doss lesson” writes Josie Gurnet-Read for the Telegraph. Unlike English, maths and science, ICT was not tested and, as such, was universally thought of as an hour of either surfing the internet, or falling asleep over yet another lesson in Microsoft Office. Considering the importance placed on digital literacy in many career roles, the new 2014 curriculum, announced in July by Michael Gove the Education Secretary, seems a step in the right direction…

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