Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Reimagining computer science in the curriculum

As digital transformation accelerates due to the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to ensure that students across the globe get access to engaging, relevant, and high-quality computer science learning experiences at school. In many countries, students perceive computer science as difficult and not relevant to their lives or career aspirations. This is particularly acute among young women and girls, with women representing only 19 percent of computer science graduates from bachelor’s programs in the US, according to the National Science Foundation.1 This picture is similar around the world. At the same time, job opportunities in computer science are growing,...

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