Keyboard career may start at 14;News amp; Opinion;News in Brief

3rd December 1999 at 00:00
COMPUTER whiz-kids could be plucked from the classroom for high-flying careers in Internet commerce. Computer firm ICL will be targeting sixth-formers in 20 schools from next Easter, but is hoping to set up partnerships with a further 80 secondaries. Children as young as 14 could be identified by ICL staff working with them on school projects, and invited to work for the company during school holidays or work experience weeks.

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