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Some links on IT and Computer Science Education in the UK

Posted on by Gerd Kortuem

For anyone who cares about computer science education, here a few links: 

"Michael Gove admits schools should teach computer science."

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/dec/06/michael-gove-computer-science

"On Monday 28 November UKIE announced the launch of the Next Gen Skills campaign to call for fundamental changes to the education system to drive hi-tech growth."

http://ukie.info/content/next-gen-skills-campaign-launched

"New Gen Skills is a major new campaign formed from an alliance between the biggest names from the UK digital, creative and hi-tech industries and the UK’s leading skills and educational bodies to improve the computer programming skills needed for the future growth of the UK’s economy."

http://www.nextgenskills.com/

"This landmark report sets out how the UK can be transformed into the world’s leading talent hub for video games and visual effects."

http://www.nesta.org.uk/publications/assets/features/next_gen