28 Jun 2017

Computer programming set to go on primary school curriculum

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 28 June 2017

Computer programming is about to stand alongside reading, writing and maths in the classroom in terms of core literacy skills. We take a look at what this new kind of literacy will mean for raising student achievement as well as the potential consequences for teacher training. We're joined by Paul Matthews the CEO of IT Professionals New Zealand, and Dr Steven Sexton who is a Primary Education Lecturer at Otago University.