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Information and Communication Technology

  • Curriculum Aims

  1. to provide students with a body of essential knowledge, concepts and applications of information, communication and computer systems;

  2. to equip students with problem-solving and communication skills, and encourage them to think critically and creatively;

  3. to develop students into competent, effective, discriminating, ethical and confident users of ICT, so as to support their lifelong learning; and

  4. to 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.

  • Curriculum Framework and Outline

Compulsory Part

Elective Part (Elective subject provided is Module D: Software Development)

  • Study Approaches/Strategies

    • Students should work towards the following learning targets:

      1. Acquisition of content knowledge: students should develop knowledge and understanding of the range and organisation of computer systems, understand the inter-relationships between hardware, software and data, and realise the social, ethical and legal issues related to the use of ICT;

      2. Development of generic Skills, especially stimulating students' creative thinking, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; and

      3. Development of positive values and attitudes which allow students to appreciate how information literacy and the sharing of knowledge using ICT influence decision-making and shape our society

    • Encourage students to participate in related external activities and competitions, such as Hong Kong Olympiad in Informatics (HKOI);

    • Arrange students to take mock examinations, such as HKACE ICT Mock Examination, to help students to familiarise with the public examination arrangement.

  • Assessment

A. Public Examination (HKDSE)

B. Internal Assessment

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