GCSE and iGCSE ICT Tuition in London
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
– Steve Ballmer
At Tutor House we provide friendly, accomplished ICT Tutors with years of experience in tutoring, most of whom have also been teachers themselves. Our Tutors are dedicated, hardworking professionals who are passionate about providing the highest quality education for each and every student they work with. Tutor House will help you find a Tutor that suits both the students and parents needs, and who can work flexibly with them to ensure they deliver a targeted learning programme and help students emerge feeling confident and positive about their GCSE/iGCSE ICT examination.
In contemporary society technology is evolving rapidly. A GCSE/iGCSE in ICT provides students with a excellent grasp of not only how ICT systems and applications work but also the techniques it employs, how meaningful it has become in our everyday lives, and how reliant we have become upon it.
Breakdown of the core ICT GCSE modules:
The ICT GCSE covers a wide range of topics, giving students a thorough understanding of ICT, its uses and applications and how it influences our lives. The main modules: are as follows:
- ICT systems and applications
- Current and emerging technologies
- Understanding a range of ICT tools and techniques
- Society’s use of ICT
- Collaborative working
Benefits of studying ICT GCSE/ iGCSE
ICT GCSE/ iGCSE requires students to employ a range of skills including problem solving and analytical skills, project working, writing and researching skills and independent learning. GCSE age students have grown up in an era where the advancement of technology has never been so important. This qualification not only teaches students how to use this technology but to explore and understand how and why it has been created and the effects it has on society and culture today.
Why is it worth studying ICT GCSE/ iGCSE?
Students undertaking ICT GCSE/iGCSE will be given insight into the kinds of ideas, inspiration and resources required to create the modern technologies we see and use right now, as well as methods used to keep them continuously evolving and improving. They will look to technology giants such as Apple and Google and learn the tools and techniques they use to tackle problems and come up with new inspiration and concepts. They will explore a range of different technologies from social media platforms such as Facebook, to life saving tools used to predict natural disasters.
An ICT qualification is a highly respected degree choice following completion of GCSE and A-Levels. There are many career paths students can choose from, some of the most common are:
- Database administrator
- Information systems manager
- IT consultant
- IT technical support officer
- Multimedia programmer
- Network engineer
- Systems analyst
- Systems developer
- Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
- Applications developer
- Geographical information systems officer
- IT sales professional
- Management consultant
It is important to note that an ICT degree is a broad and impressive qualification and many employers that don’t necessarily require ICT skills are still likely to consider candidates for positions if they achieve a good ICT degree.