After reading Eric Schmidt’s criticism of computing education in the UK, there is now a wave of enthusiasm to remind people that the UK is a exciting place to learn how the technology of our present really works.
Here are a few links which you need to read if you too are interesting in UK Computer (video games and robots!)
- “Mr Willetts said today’s 15- and 16-year-olds were already computer literate, having used computers since early childhood. They needed to move on from being consumers to producers of new IT products.” http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ee58426a-df9a-11e0-845a-00144feabdc0.html
- BCS welcomes move by David Willetts to transform ICT school curriculum. http://www.bcs.org/content/conWebDoc/41835
- ‘Come and join us’ – http://www.businessweekly.co.uk/hi-tech/12719-university-tech-chief-slams-governments-computer-scientist-stance