[Linux-aus] [Opensource] Urgent / Important: Is "Computer Science" Science?
rgesthuizen at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 23:28:46 EST 2012
I'll add my voice to Donna's. This is a great chance to make a difference
and your ideas matter. Please help by giving this a glance and penning your
thoughts this Friday :-)
On 19 July 2012 17:59, Donna Benjamin <donna at cc.com.au> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Submissions regarding the Draft Senior Science Australian Curriculum
> close **tomorrow**.
> This article in today's age made me think...
> Hang on - Where's computer science? Oh that's right it doesn't exist in
> the brave new world of the new Australian Curriculum. It's a general
> capability (ICT) or a "Technology" along with design, woodworking,
> cooking and agriculture - in a strand called "Digital Technologies"
> I've been to a couple of Google sponsored workshops advocating for the
> promotion and redevelopment of computer science in high school. #CS4HS
> So I have some thoughts on this. Perhaps you do too?
> You have less than 24 hours to make a submission with your thoughts.
> The draft curriculum is here:
> (and hopefully attached)
> Email submissions to Science at acara.edu.au
> Make sure to use this cover sheet
> docx ? Oh no. Ok. I will attempt to attach it converted to odt.
> More info here:
> please redistribute or agitate, as you see fit.
> Donna Benjamin - Executive Director
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