Information Technology in a Global Society

The ITGS course embodies global and international awareness in several distinct ways. It explores the advantages and disadvantages of the access to, and use of, digitized information at both the local and global level.

ITGS seeks to develop international understanding and cooperation, as well as fostering a concern for global issues pertaining to the use, misuse and disposal of IT hardware and unwanted digital information.

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Information pertaining to internal and external assessment.


Besides ITGS, two additional books will be accessed. Tomorrow's Technology and You and Gift of Fire.

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Welcome to ITGS

ITGS is approached through the triangle with an emphasis on learning ITGS terminology and acquiring the necessary IT skills to support the understanding  of particular scenarios and the social and ethical impacts involved.

Internal Assessment

The requirement of the project is to develop an original IT solution to a real problem for a specified client. Students should undertake a challenging task using advanced techniques to demonstrate their practical IT and project management skills.

External Assessment

Paper 1 (1 hour 45 minutes)

Five structured questions that assess in an integrated way the three strands of the syllabus.

• Social and ethical significance

• Application to specific scenarios

• IT systems

Students answer three of five structured questions on any of the SL/HL core topics.

(60 marks)


Paper 2 (1 hour 15 minutes)

This paper consists of one unseen article.

Students are required to write a response to this article.

(26 marks)


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