Why do we have ICT in the curriculum in schools?

There are only two linked reasons for a subject to be specified as part of the school curriculum: i) Studying the subject enables young people to grasp concepts, understanding and skills that cannot be effectively developed through other subject areas. ii) The concepts. understanding and skills developed are of sufficient importance in the world that everyone should be at least aware of them and significant numbers of young people may pursue careers needing ICT understanding and skills.