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Conference on Computational Thinking in high school

CCTD hosted the online conference on January 27 2021 with more than 100 participants.

2021.02.10 | Marie-Louise Wagner

Computational Thinking in high school

The conference focused on the latest developments in teaching Computational Thinking (CT) in high school.

The aim of the conference was to:

  • Present results from two innovative courses in teaching CT for high school teachers in STEM subjects and humanities subjects (read more about the two projects MCTIG and CTiMNAT).
  • Inform about the latest developments within the field of CT in both a high school and primary school setting.
  • Present views on the upcoming development and debate the future of CT in high school with representatives of key players.

As an introduction to the conference a number of actors presented their views on the development in the field. There were presentations from Region Midtjylland, from Danske Science Gymnasier, and from CCTD researchers.

The conference ended with a panel debate on the future of CT in high school hosted by Michael Caspersen (CEO, It-vest).

  • Please see program and summary of the day here - and a link to the recorded conference (In Danish).

The conference was organised and hosted by: Region Midtjylland, Danske Science Gymnasier, Center for Computational Thinking & Design (CCTD), Aarhus University, and Egaa Gymnasium.

Tags: ct, CCTD, high school, mctig, ctimnat