— Recommended Reports —

MirandaNet Fellows often quote reports that they have found valuable in debates that take place on MirandaLink. Our researchers also recommend reports. Some of the authors are MirandaNet members. Here are some recent recommendations.

  • After the reboot: computing education in UK schools
    This report from The Royal Society addresses the state of computing education in UK schools and finds it “patchy”. The report reiterates the importance of computing saying, “The demand for computing skills and knowledge is growing – the nation’s economy depends on it, and young people must be equipped with the necessary skills for the future. Data and digital technologies promise revolutionary transformational changes across the full range of industry sectors and spheres of life. This unprecedented digital revolution will impact everyone. It ... Read more ...
  • BESA: ICT in schools 1991-2015
    The digital revolution has changed our world and, among other things, has focused attention on education, just as the industrial revolution did before it. In the UK, computer technology has played a central part in the drive to raise standards in schools to meet the new challenges posed by the new kind of economy and culture brought on by the shift to digital media and digital tools. The British Education Suppliers Association (BESA), a MirandaNet Partner,  provides a longitudinal study of ... Read more ...