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Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK / Tom, Crick

Proceedings of 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, Pages: 122 - 123

Swansea University Author: Tom, Crick

DOI (Published version): 10.1145/2094131.2094158

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In this paper, we present the development of Computing At School (CAS), a UK membership association established in 2008 to promote and support the teaching of Computing and related disciplines in UK schools. Its membership is broad and includes teachers, parents, examiners, university faculty, profe...

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Published in: Proceedings of 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research
ISBN: 978-1-4503-1052-9
Published: Koli, Finland ACM 2011
Online Access: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2094131.2094158
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