[Gllug] open source centric ICT in Schools from Sept 2012 ?
hearnsj at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 11 18:41:53 UTC 2012
why not add a comment to the article and ask why?
Also, this article is a bit more like it re. hands on education
On 11/01/2012, John Walker <johnwalkervinest at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-01-11 at 11:01 +0000, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Just caught this : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-16493929
>> "The current programme of information and communications technology
>> (ICT) study in England's schools will be scrapped from September, the
>> education secretary will announce later.
>> It will be replaced by an "open source" curriculum in computer science
>> and programming designed with the help of universities and industry."
>> Well worth skimming through the comments, some very bizarre ones in
>> there. Including, unfortunately, a very distinct lack of understand
>> about what open source is. What are the chances that the people involved
>> in setting up the new curriculum suffer the same mindset ?
> I am interested in the way that the text in the bbc article referenced
> above has been altered to remove the phrase "open source". I only read
> it 10 minutes ago. I wonder why the bbc has changed it?
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