Evidence on Digital skills in relation to education and schools

20 January 2016

The Science and Technology Committee holds its second evidence session on the Digital skills gap.


Tuesday 26 January 2016 at 2.15 pm, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 2.15 pm

  • Peter Gaynord, KS2 Teacher & Master Teacher in Computer Science, Histon and Impington Junior School
  • Andrew Seager, Head Teacher, Stratford School Academy
  • Desmond Deehan, Head Teacher, Townley Grammar School
  • Sara McManus, Director of Vocational Curriculum, Carshalton College

At 3.15 pm

  • Simon Humphreys, National Coordinator, Computing at School
  • Amy Solder, Education Project Lead, Nesta
  • Sheila Flavell, Chief Operating Officer, FDM Group

Purpose of the session

The Committee is taking evidence on digital skills in relation to education and schools. This second session will examine the role of ICT and the computing curriculum, the STEAM [science, technology, engineering, art and maths] agenda, informal learning and the use of computing clubs, as well as the Computer Science degree.

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