Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Habberton
Why Study Computer Science? - Opportunity
Computing makes up 2/3 of projected new jobs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Computing occupations are among the highest-paying jobs for new graduates. Yet fewer than 3% of college students graduate with a degree in computer science, and only 8% of STEM graduates are in computer science. Less than 22 percent of Computer Science students are women and only 13% are from ethnic minorities (Maori/Pacifica/Asian) groups that the IT industry are proactively targeting.
Studying Computer Science at year 10, will give you knowledge and skills in Computer Programming, Computational thinking, Media Production and Computer Hardware, some of the key skills and knowledge necessary to enter into this exciting and fast paced career path.