Now I know what ICT can do for me!

@article{Clayton2012NowIK,
  title={Now I know what ICT can do for me!},
  author={Kaylene Clayton and Jenine P. Beekhuyzen and Sue Nielsen},
  journal={Inf. Syst. J.},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={375-390}
}
The under-representation of women entering into information and communication technology (ICT) programmes is a long-standing problem. While ICT continues to be increasingly accepted and integrated into everyday life, gender stereotypes prevail in ICT turning female students away from ICT as an occupation. Based on existing literature on factors influencing girls’ career choices and on an empirical qualitative study in three schools in Australia, a conceptualisation of the influence of middle… CONTINUE READING
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