A Decline in Schools Teaching Tech? Yup, It's True. #77


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Well, surprise, surprise. After hearing on a news program about the worldwide decline in schools teaching technology, and the parallel decline of students who want to go into tech, I decided to talk to Fran Villalba Segarra of Internxt to find out what he thought about this interesting and quite unbelievable piece of news.

Hey Educators! Wake up, and have a listen to our FREE podcast - and if you are in education or a decision-maker in the public sector (educational departments or libraries) and want a free copy of one of the textbooks we have written for schools, email us at education@saviidigital.com. The next generation needs you. Articles we reference: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48188877 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2017/03/10/design-technology-gcse-axed-nearly-half-schools-survey-finds/ https://www.techuk.org/insights/news/item/15338-decline-in-study-of-computer-science-and-ict-by-gcse-students https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/05/30/college-enrollment-declines-continue https://www.firetech.wa.edu.au/news-and-media/stemunited-launch/ https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/DATE/article/view/1683 https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2019/08/children-s-love-for-stem-on-the-decline-iet-survey-finds/

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