The Head Girl is taking my Digital Technologies class. It’s a bit like having the bosses son or daughter working for you. (Well not quite the same – as this did happen once.) It did give me pause to reflect, however, that the profile of students taking Digital Technologies beyond Level 1 has changed significantly in recent years. It was only a short number of years ago when computing with Unit Standards was considered the easy subject and a place to put students that could not or did not want to do other non academic subjects. In terms of creating future Computer experts this is probably a good thing….
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