Rhiannon Williams

Pushing the right buttons

The changes being introduced in teaching computer science are long overdue, says  <em>Rhiannon Williams</em>

My first memory of a computer is of a hulking Acorn PC that dominated a corner of my primary school classroom. I remember crafting a story about ghosts on the beige keyboard before saving it to a floppy disk, which was filed away by the teacher for safekeeping. That was in 1995, and washing machines now easily outpower that Acorn.

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