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Girls trump boys at IT, new data suggests

19 August 2015

Computer.

New data from the Ministry of Education suggests that girls are better at IT than boys, despite the number of tech firms that struggle to attract female applicants.

The data shows that proportionately, girls who enter for NCEA digital technologies achievement standards, out perform boys at every level. The problem is getting girls interested in IT. 

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Keywords: girls, IT

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