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Passing the ICT Skills Test

Passing the ICT Skills Test

Fourth Edition

January 2011 | 96 pages | Learning Matters
All trainee teachers hoping to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) need to pass a computerised ICT skills test. The test is designed to ensure all those qualifying as teachers have a sound grasp of fundamental ICT skills such as databases, word processing and the Internet and can apply these in their work both in and out of the classroom.

This text outlines the test requirements and explains the basic subject knowledge essential to completing the test. The fourth edition is fully updated to comply with the latest TDA standards and includes new self-assessment questions.

Word Processing
The Internet
Presentation software
File compatibility
Preparing for the test

ICT Skills test no longer in existence. Would recommend book as teacher resource.

Ms Deborah McNamara
Adult English, Maths and ESOL, Sussex Downs College
February 9, 2013

For all apprentices they must complete their key skills. One of which includes ICT this book has been very helpful to them and a few have said they will buy it.

Miss Naomi Whale
childcare, City of Bath College
January 9, 2013

A good book to brush up on own skills which are not used every day.
I also use it as a reference book for students who struggle in particular areas.

Mrs Siggi Narang
Teacher training, Peter Symond's College
November 27, 2012

This helped early years practitioners studying a foundation degree to evaluate their competency in ICT and reflect upon their skills and roles in the sector.

Ms Carol Lloyd
Childhood Studies (Bishop Otter), Chichester University
January 23, 2012

A basic step by step guide with no frills.

Mr Mark-Andrew Dearden
Faculty of Education, College of St Mark and St John
December 22, 2011

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