The information technologies explosion in our global society is creating tremendous challenges and opportunities for educators as they help shape the next generation of information pioneers. How will information technology (IT) education evolve in the new millennium? The IT sector is expected to continue to face a severe shortage of workers. Eager to help fill the IT labour shortage, a growing number of programmes have targeted re-training workers from other fields. Paving the way has been the mainstream acceptance of IT certification as a viable method for measuring an employee's skill set. As more and more organizations accept IT training as a strategic investment and not a cost centre, the adoption of e-learning will accelerate. This text addresses crucial issues dealing with innovations and issues found within the field.