Information and
Communication Technology (ICT)
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Curriculum Framework of
NSS ICT
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The Compulsory Part
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The Elective Part
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School-based Assessment
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The Compulsory Part
A. Information Processing
B. Computer System Fundamentals
C. Internet and its Applications D. Basic Programming Concepts
E. Social Implications
The Elective Part
Software Development
A. Pascal Programming
B. Programming Languages
C. Systems Development
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Assessment Framework
• Paper 1 Compulsory part, 55%, 2 hours
• Paper 2 Elective part, 25%, 1 hour 30 mins
• School-based Assessment (SBA), 20%
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The Elective Part
Software Development
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Pascal Programming
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Simple Data Types and Statements
Pascal Built-in Functions
Program Development Procedures
Selection Statements
Iteration Statements
Producing Good Programs with Procedures
Program Testing and Debugging
String Functions and Procedures
Data Structure
User-defined Data Types and Records
Manipulation of Text Files
Algorithms in Programming
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Programming Questions
Tic-tac-toe
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Sudoku
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Deal or no deal
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Snakes and ladders
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You will also have a chance to
take part in
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B.
Programming Languages
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Programming Paradigms
Program Translators
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C.
Systems Development
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Basic Concepts of System Development
Systems Analysis
Systems Design
Systems Implementation
Systems Conversion, Maintenance and
Documentation
Alternative Approaches and Related
Jobs of Systems Development
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The Compulsory Part
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Information Processing
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Introduction to Information Processing
Data Organization and Data Control
Number and Character Coding Systems
Multimedia Elements and Digitization
Introduction to Office Automation
Word Processing
Spreadsheets
Databases
Integrated Use of a Software Suite
Presentation of Information
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The Compulsory Part
B.
Computer System Fundamentals
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The System Unit of a Computer System
Input and Output Devices
Secondary Storage Devices
System Software and Application Software
Computer Systems
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The Compulsory Part
C.
Internet and its Application
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The Networking and Internet Basics
Communications Software and Protocols
Internet Services and Applications
Introduction to HTML
Elementary Web Authoring
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The Compulsory Part
D.
Basic Programming Concepts
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Problem-solving Procedures
Algorithm Design
Algorithm Testing
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The Compulsory Part
E.
Social Implications
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Equity, Work and Health Issues
Intellectual Property
Threats and Security on the Internet
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School-based Assessment
The context of the project is related to both
the Compulsory part and the Elective part.
Skills for completing SBA can be integrated
into daily learning activities.
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School-based Assessment
The project should be assessed on the
following aspects:
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Objectives and Analysis
Design and Implementation
Practical ICT Skills
Testing and Evaluation
Conclusion and Discussion
Documentation
Creativity
Project Management
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Qualities for studying ICT
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strong interest in computer and IT
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logical
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enjoy solving problems
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enjoy writing (typing) programs
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