Increasing female participation in ICTs

Redmond, Petrea (2006) Increasing female participation in ICTs. QUICK: Journal of the Computer Education Group of Queensland, 99. pp. 15-18. ISSN 0811-5222

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[Abstract]: The low level of participation by females in ICT education, training and employment has been a concern for female ICT teachers and others for many years. This paper will describe a range of strategies which are currently being used to promote ICTs as a worthwhile future for female school students. These intervention strategies call for long term support beyond individual classroom teachers or schools. A range of partnerships and a transformation of the culture and perceptions of those who work in the ICT field can assist in increasing the female participation in ICTs.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version deposited with blanket permisison of Editor.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2009 05:16
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:07
Uncontrolled Keywords: ICT, females
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing

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