ICT Technology test to assess literacy skills

Jay writes "A new test to measure high school students information and technological literacy skills will be implemented this year. Excerpt: 'The ICT Literacy Assessment touches on traditional skills, such as analytical reading and math, but with a technological twist. Test-takers, for instance, might be asked to query a database, compose an e-mail based on their research, or seek information on the Internet and decide how reliable it is. The test's initials stand for 'Information and Communication Technology,' and a version is already used by some colleges.' Read the full article at: Schools, employers want skills used effectively and responsibly. New test measures 'technology literacy'

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