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Computer Science and Social Mobility

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Pete Kemp will be discussing how computers will influence the future of learning.

Pete is a CS educator who was on the drafting panel of the recent new ICT curriculum in the UK. Among many other projects, he’s now Senior Lecturer in Computing Education at the University of Roehampton and a TeachFirst ambassador. Previously he taught ICT at sixth form level and founded AMBICT , a self-help and innovation group for ICT teachers at schools in challenging circumstances.

During this talk he’ll be discussing his experiences teaching ICT in challenging schools, and how computer scientists can contribute to social mobility. He’ll also discuss his role in drafting the new ICT curriculum, and how computers will influence the future of learning.

The event will be held in the Plant Sciences Lecture Theatre in the Downing Site – enter through here: http://goo.gl/bK56gU

As always, attendees are invited to come to the pub with us after the talk to socialise and discuss!

This talk is part of the Cambridge University Computing and Technology Society (CUCaTS) series.

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