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The future is digital, our children are analogue. We’re betraying a generation | John Harris20 Nov 12:33am

The future is digital, our children are analogue. We’re betraying a generation | John Harris

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Michael Gove was right to call for greater computer literacy. The failure of ministers to follow through is shameful Three years ago, before the Brexit dreams of renewed imperial glory and Vimto for all took wing, England took an uncharacteristically bold step into the future. Michael Gove was in charge of the Department for Education, and he appeared to make good his promise to revolutionise the teaching of computing in schools. He damned the subject known as information and communication technology (or ICT), which its detractors – with a good deal of justification – said was too often reducible to showing kids how to use PowerPoint. “About as much use as teaching children to send a telex or travel in a zeppelin,”
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