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A week in primary: 8 September 2017

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Children should start building the foundations to understand and even create computing technology from as early as P1, as part of fundamental changes in how the subject is taught, experts have said. Those behind the University of Glasgow’s new Centre for Computing Science Education want a more central role for the subject, which has typically been taken only as an option in secondary school or even later.

Education secretary John Swinney has said that the government remains “absolutely committed” to Named Person. He told Holyrood magazine that the controversial scheme will give children and ...

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