Learning Continuum of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability

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This element involves students investigating questions, topics or problems using ICT.

Students use ICT to define and plan information searches of a range of primary and secondary sources. They locate, access, generate, organise and/or analyse data and information and apply criteria to verify the integrity and value of the digital data, information and sources using ICT. In developing and acting with ICT capability, students:

  • define and plan information searches
  • locate, generate and access data and information
  • select and evaluate data and information.

Level 1

Typically by the end of Foundation Year, students:

Define and plan information searches

use ICT to identify where information is located

Select and evaluate data and information

explain how located data or information was used

Locate generate and access data and information

use icons to locate or generate required information

Level 2

Typically by the end of Year 2, students:

Define and plan information searches

use ICT to identify, record and classify textual and graphic information to show what is known and what needs to be investigated

Locate generate and access data and information

locate information from a given set of digital sources

Select and evaluate data and information

explain the usefulness of located data or information

Level 3

Typically by the end of Year 4, students:

Locate generate and access data and information

locate, retrieve or generate information from a range of digital sources

Select and evaluate data and information

explain why located data or information was selected

Define and plan information searches

use ICT to plan an information search or generation of information, recognising some pattern within the information,