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Information Literacy: German Teachers Call for Compulsory Teaching in Informatics

According to a survey conducted by the German IT Association BITCOM, a majority of Germany teachers call for the compulsory teaching of Informatics.   Approximately 73% are supporting an introduction of this subject in general, 45% of teachers support it specifically and 28% are positively inclined. The highest support for the compulsory introduction of Informatics can be found among teachers in mathematics, information science and natural sciences.

Dr Kempf(1)BITCOM President Professor Dr. Kempf stated at a recent conference:  “It is almost impossible to understand the World of today without the fundamental knowledge of the functionality of computers and software.  More and more industrial sectors demand fundamental knowledge of information technology.”

Source:  BITCOM.com

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