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Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?

That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.

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EDUCATION MINISTER RICHARD Bruton has asked an expert group to draw up proposals for coding in primary schools.

Groups like the incredibly popular CoderDojo already teach children coding, but the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment will be looking at whether it can be taught in schools.

At the moment the council is working on a new framework for the primary curriculum.

What do you think: Should children learn coding in primary school?


Poll Results:

Yes (10135)
No (2344)
I don't know (825)



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