Transforming Scottish Education
As the Courier reports Chris van der Kuyl, known for developing the popular Minecraft game for consoles, states that a transformation of Education is central to Scotland’s economic future. The purpose of this project is to specify the details of how to achieve that transformation.
The pandemic exposed the realities of how well equipped Scotland is to deliver education digitally. While individual teachers adapted admirably, it was clear it was not a general capacity that was mature and effective.
Furthermore specific subjects xxx. The teaching of the core Computer Science skills central to a digital economy is ‘in crisis‘, with enrollment and staff numbers in steep decline. Professor Bill Buchanan describes how Computer Science is “crashing” out of the curriculum.