Coding for the young ones: Computational Thinking

Till a few years back, ICT professionals were pushing for the delivery of coding lessons at primary level. This was started in couple of countries such as the UK. Others kept a pace back. Nowadays policy makers throughout Europe and beyond are pushing for the integration of early coding concepts into curricular subjects. The emergence of a movement pushing computational thinking concepts across the curriculum for primary years. Why? Because computational thinking is logical thought processes enabling efficiency in thought, removing complexity in complex solutions, evaluating solutions to remove errors or ambiguity. Thinking logically to solve a problem, providing an efficient solution which is understandable by others. This is a competence which citizens should possess.

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