Educational Technology

October 28, 2012

Computer science teachers offered cash incentive in UK

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:40 am

By Judith Burns, BBC News

High-flying graduates are to be given a £20,000 golden handshake to train as computer science teachers. Ministers have asked Facebook, Microsoft and IBM to help design the training for the new teachers. Education Secretary Michael Gove said current information and communications technology (ICT) teacher training courses would be axed from next year. The move “could not be more welcome or more necessary”, said Prof Steve Furber of the Royal Society.

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