Information technology (IT)

What is it?

Although most people use the term Information Technology (IT) to refer to an entire industry, it is better used to mean the management of data through computers and other devices.

Why is it useful?

Many experts refer to this time as the Information Age, primarily because of IT and regular innovations in this area that help shape how the worldwide community lives and works.

What do you need to keep in mind about your child and information technology?

Because IT remains a growth area for known and new careers, you may wish to speak with your child about the learning path required in school, and what it will take to pursue further study. Excelling in maths, engineering and science are essential for any student wishing to find employment in IT.


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