As she reports via her tweet, Shirley-Anne Somerville has announced an investment of £1.4m to begin redressing the collapse of Computer Science in Scotland.
The funding will create a new teacher led organization ‘STACS’, to be hosted by the University of Glasgow.
Today @Mark_Logan1 and I hosted a summit to kick-off new work to transform Computing Science in schools. As a first step, we will invest £1.4m to create a new teacher led organisation named STACS, hosted by @UofGlasgow to promote computing science excellence in classrooms.
— Shirley-Anne Somerville (@S_A_Somerville) November 25, 2021
This follows the research report from Mark Logan, former COO for Skyscanner, commissioned by Kate Forbes to define how best to accelerate Scotland’s technology ecosystem.