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The Institute of Coding / James H. Davenport; Tom Crick; Alan Hayes; Rachid Hourizi

CEP '19 Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Computing Education Practice, Pages: 1 - 4

Swansea University Author: Crick, Tom

DOI (Published version): 10.1145/3294016.3298736

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The Institute of Coding is a new £40m+ initiative by the UK Government to transform the digital skills profile of the country. In the context of significant national and international education and skills policy scrutiny, it responds to the apparently contradictory data that the country has a digita...

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Published in: CEP '19 Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Computing Education Practice
ISBN: 978-1-4503-6631-1
Published: Durham University, UK ACM 2019
Online Access: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3294016.3298736
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