At 12/12/08 06:21 AM, Toast wrote:
Are you sure you're not exaggerating a bit? A computing teacher who doesn't know what div is? :/ Damn that must really suck, I see many people here on the reg lounge talked about just listening to music and messing around with flash during computing classes because it's so crap.
My IT class is like this, we have a whole module on web development; "You can use
in your sites!" "Can that be used with images sir?" "No, just text!".
To be a teacher in britain, you don't need anything. I've been doing web development in my freetime for maybe 2 years now, my "Skills" (lmao) outstrip my teacher easily. It makes sense though; technology is ever evolving, my teacher is ~40, when he got his degree and what not, web development was nothing of what it is today, which is why ALL IT teacher suck. We had one in high school, he actually knew his shit, but the school system here is wank so he left and now teaches in Switzerland for loads more money :D
Don't bother trying to learn anything technology based in school, you won't. I take it you're doing AS computing Unknown? A couple of friends form high school are on that course and say most of the people are idiots, they just started HTMl :P Their teacher told them that "#FFFFFF" is ASCII, instead of HEX. Haha.
It's a joke really, they teacher such bad practices, UPPER CASE tags and they encourage the use of WYSIWYG, my teacher is only there for the money, by his own admission.