Computer science teachers offered cash incentive
By Judith Burns Education reporter, BBC News
High-flying graduates are to be given a £20,000 golden handshake to train as computer science teachers.
Ministers have asked Facebook, Microsoft and IBM to help design the training for the new teachers.
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I’ve brought the topic of computer science getting a makeover in Engand before, and I have to say that as a computer science grad who purposely chose the education field, I find this article both encouraging and discouraging. Encouraging because it’s happening in Britain, and discouraging because I’m not a part of it.