IT should be at heart of national curriculum, says report
Children leaving primary school should be "independent and confident" users of IT by the time they are 11 years old, a review into the future curriculum for primary schools in England has concluded.
ICT should be a core subject alongside maths and English, the review by former Ofsted chief Jim Rose recommends.
"Even now, a reasonable grasp of ICT is needed in education and employment, and it will become increasingly important to command ICT skills to prepare for technologies of the future," said the report.
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