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The Danish Minister of Education, Merete Riisager (foto, Steen Brogaard)

2018.01.25 | CCT

Computational Thinking and Design to become a mandatory part of curriculum in Danish primary school

The Danish government has announced plans to make Computational Thinking and Design a mandatory part of the danish primary school as a part of the new subject “Technology Comprehension”. The new subject is already being implemented as an experimental subject, and this new bigger effort will start alongside the existing work being led by CCTD.…

Ole Sejer Iversen

2018.01.16 | CCT

New head of CCTD

Professor Ole Sejer Iversen has been appointed as the new head of the Center for Computational Thinking and Design at Aarhus University from the 1st of January 2018. Follow this link to view Ole's profiles which includes his publications and CV. 

2017.10.01 | CCT

Grant awarded for CCTD

Center for Computational Thinking and Design has been awarded a grant of 4 million dkk from IT-Vest (www.it-vest.dk). The grant enables interdisciplinary development of different perspective on Computational Thinking and Design and development of “21st century skills” across different levels of education in Denmark. 

2017.02.09 | CCT

New team member at CCTD

Center for Computational and Design welcomed Nick Nielsen as a research assistant in the beginning of 2017. Nick is a familiar face at the Department of Computer Science, where he recently graduated as a Cand.Scient in ICT Product Development. Nick has a lot of experience teaching through the last 3 ½ years where he has been hired at the…

2016.12.20 | CCT

Computational Thinking fosters growth

The Danish Growth Council has recently mentioned Computational Thinking in the report on qualified labor. In the report Computational Thinking is mentioned as one of five “here and now” recommendations. “Computational Thinking is made an integrated part of the curriculum in relevant educations - both in primary school, secondary school, higher…

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