Tech Talk news 4: Analysis - is the ICT curriculum in schools adequate?

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Join Tech Talk for an overview of the week's top IT stories, and a debate on IT skills. Is the UK slipping behind?

Welcome to Tech Talk episode 4. Stuart Sumner and special guest Dawinderpal Sahota lay out and debate the week's news, then discuss IT skills. Is schooling in ICT necessary for candidates wishing to find employment in the UK IT industry?

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