Key Learning Areas (Information & Communication Technology)

Junior Secondary - Computer Literacy

The syllabus intends

  1. to provide chances for students to interact with computers, and
  2. to build in students a general awareness of the ranges of tasks that computers can do.

It adopts a modular approach covering various applications of computer and the teaching of the syllabus adopts a “task-oriented” approach”, in which students are given many practical tasks and features of the applications are then introduced to help students to complete the task.

Senior Secondary - Information and Communication Technology

The senior secondary ICT curriculum aims to

  1. provide students with a body of essential knowledge, concepts and applications of information, communication and computer systems;
  2. equip students with problem-solving and communication skills, and encourage them to think critically and creatively;
  3. develop students into competent, effective, discriminating, ethical and confident users of ICT, so as to support their lifelong learning; and
  4. provide students with opportunities to appreciate the impact of ICT on our knowledge-based society, so as to nurture in them positive values and attitudes towards this area.