It is essential for everyone to have at least a basic understanding of how computer systems work, as they are used in every field, from healthcare, to law enforcement, to entertainment. Technology helps fight disease, protect the environment, improve education, alleviate poverty, build a strong economy... the possibilities are endless.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ICT AND COMPUTER SCIENCE?
These are distinct, rich, and complex fields. A simplified way to differentiate them is that in Computer Science, one studies, designs, and implements computer systems, while in ICT, one uses these computer systems to solve problems.