[LINK] Promoting education in Australia
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 21:41:17 +1000
I'm new to the Link and have enjoyed reading the postings for the
past week or so. However your response to the idea of education
fellowships in IT threw me- are you agin 'em or what?
A lot of concepts are taught differently today in a lot of different
disciplines- that's what happens when you let each generation have a go
at passing on knowledge. It doesn't necessarily however lead to poorly
constructed websites or, for that matter, the imminent demise of
everything we hold true and dear. Pick a subject, any subject, and
you'll find excellence as well as incompetence on the internet- its a
Stephen Loosley wrote:
So, here's news of a very good promotion of ICT education
for students already in Australia. And imho there should be
more such initiatives, with Year 11 being just the right age.
Tony Barry wrote:
In 1978 I bought a z80 based Tandy TRS-80 Microcomputer. As a
result two of my children are in IT. If they wanted games, which they
did, they had to write them themselves or type in listings and debug
them and in the process learn the computing languages involved. I
don't think they teach that way.