Barefoot boost for computing science in Scottish primary schools

New national programme to help Scottish teachers inspire the next generation of digital entrepreneurs unveiled

John Swinney, Deputy First Minister of Scotland with Brendan Dick, BT Scotland director, BT volunteer Lynsey Callaghan and children from Aucherarder Community SchoolThe Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney, today launched a new national programme to help Scottish primary school teachers bring computer science to life in the classroom.

The launch of the Barefoot Computing Programme in Scotland has been developed by BT in partnership with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, working with Education Scotland. It aims to help teachers inspire and excite pupils aged from five about the world of computing.

Read the full Barefoot launch press release here.

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