Learning Continuum of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability

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This element involves students understanding and using appropriate ICT to communicate with others.

Students use ICT to share ideas and information to collaboratively construct knowledge and digital solutions. They develop an understanding of the context when communicating using ICT, including a sense of the audience, the form of communication, the techniques used and the characteristics of the users and the technologies. In developing and acting with ICT capability, students:

  • collaborate, share and exchange
  • understand computer-mediated communications.

Level 1

Typically by the end of Foundation Year, students:

Collaborate share and exchange

use purposefully selected ICT tools safely to view information shared by trusted adults

Understand computer mediated communications

understand that messages are recorded, viewed or sent in computer mediated communications for others to receive

Level 2

Typically by the end of Year 2, students:

Understand computer mediated communications

understand that computer mediated communications may be received later by the receiver

Collaborate share and exchange

use purposefully selected ICT tools safely to share and exchange information with appropriate local audiences

Level 3

Typically by the end of Year 4, students:

Collaborate share and exchange

use appropriate ICT tools safely to share and exchange information with appropriate known audiences

Understand computer mediated communications

understand that computer mediated communications are directed to an audience for a purpose