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Girls and computing: female participation in computing in schools

Posted on 19 Jan 2016 with 0 comments
Gender and ICT STEM education

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Computer education, with a focus on computer science, has become a core subject in the Australian Curriculum and the focus of national innovation initiatives. Equal participation by girls, however, remains unlikely based on their engagement with computing in recent decades. In seeking to understand why this may be the case, a Delphi consensus process was conducted using a wide range of experts from industry and academia.


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