We need to teach all children to code, says ICS

24th January, 2016
Claudia Delaney, head of education for the Irish Computer Society

The demand for IT-centric skills is at an all-time high, so shouldn’t we be teaching coding to all schoolchildren? According to the Irish Computer Society, we should – and the longer we don’t, the further we will fall behind those countries that do.

“At the moment, we have over 400 schools using the ECDL system but we’d like to see a lot more. In Israel in 1995, they introduced computer science...

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