Digital skills in schools of the United Kingdom: integrating digital technology in the school curriculum

- Tymenko, M.M. (orcid.org/0000-0002-7639-5630) (2019) Digital skills in schools of the United Kingdom: integrating digital technology in the school curriculum Педагогічний альманах (43).

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The author highlights digital skills in schools of the United Kingdom, stating that the sphere of digital education is very important for the development of the students that enables them to participate in the growing digital economy. Given that digital skills are of the highest priority to the future of the UK economy and the future chances of young people.Schools, colleges and universities are including newskills in their teaching plans, like giving students thetools and skills to surviveand succeed in a predominantlydigital world. Education establishments are updating their curriculums.Governments are updating policies and requirements and teachers are learning new skills and teaching innew ways.It is emphasized that ICT has become apart of many different subjects in the schools of the United Kingdomas well as computing curriculum and STEM.The Department of Education of the UK created the conditions that the impact of digital technology on education standards is varied, reflecting different levels of investment, access to high quality broadband and teacher support.The author also highlights that ICT and Computer Science in the UK schools are supported by such organizations as: Naace (Advancing education through ICT), Computing at School (CAS), The Association for IT in Teacher Education (ITTE). In the article presents differing characteristics which define ICT and Computer Science as separate subjects with their own qualifications. The author of the article also describes the success of the coding clubs around the countries.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: ICT, curriculum, digital education, United Kingdom, skills.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 00 Prolegomena. Fundamentals of knowledge and culture. Propaedeutics > 004 Computer science and technology. Computing. Data processing > 004.9 ІКТ ( Application-oriented computer-based techniques )
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 37.01/.09 Special auxiliary table for theory, principles, methods and organization of education > 37.09 Organization of instruction
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 373 Kinds of school providing general education
Divisions: Institute of Pedagogics > Comparative Pedagogy Department
Depositing User: н.с. Марія Миколаївна Тименко
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2019 18:56
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2019 18:56
URI: http://lib.iitta.gov.ua/id/eprint/718515

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