[LINK] Computing in Schools Report from The Royal Society

Webb, KerryA KerryA.Webb at act.gov.au
Thu Feb 2 08:26:22 AEDT 2012

Tom quoted:
> 2. There is a need to improve understanding in schools of the nature and
> scope of Computing. In particular there needs to be recognition that
> Computer Science is a rigorous academic discipline of great importance
> to the future careers of many pupils.

I expect that many Linkers have an IT background and may nod their heads wisely, but this claim is up there with the worst of the anti-piracy crowd.

Computer Science (especially what might be taught in primary and secondary schools) is of some importance to the future careers of some pupils.

We have some bigger problems in our society that need solving.

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