Tech Skills (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-09-17
Session date: 
September 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3493
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will you investigate further what measures can be taken to increase the numbers of coders to ensure that London's technology scene doesn't suffer as a result as a lack of tech skills?

Answer

Answer for Tech Skills (1)

Answer for Tech Skills (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Digital Skills Programme that is currently under development will include a review of the take up of coding initiatives in schools and work to address gaps in take-up.  Preliminary work on the programme will also include an investigation into any measures that can be taken to support schools with their new duty to include coding in the curriculum.