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A Core Informatics Curriculum for Italian Compulsory Education

  • Luca Forlizzi
  • Michael Lodi
  • Violetta Lonati
  • Claudio Mirolo
  • Mattia Monga
  • Alberto Montresor
  • Anna Morpurgo
  • Enrico Nardelli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11169)

Abstract

In order to bring informatics, its ideas and ways of thinking of major educational value to all primary and secondary school students, the Italian Inter-universities Consortium for Informatics (CINI), in collaboration with the academic associations who gather together researchers in informatics (GRIN) and computer engineering (GII), has recently proposed a core informatics curriculum for all the levels of compulsory school. This paper summarizes the proposed curriculum, highlights the key underlying motivations, and outlines a possible strategy to ensure that its implementation in schools can be effective.

Keywords

Curriculum Compulsory education Non-vocational programs 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università degli Studi dell’AquilaL’AquilaItaly
  2. 2.Alma Mater StudiorumUniversità di Bologna & INRIA FocusBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Università degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  4. 4.Università degli Studi di UdineUdineItaly
  5. 5.Università degli Studi di TrentoTrentoItaly
  6. 6.Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly

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