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Grand challenges in computing: Education - a summary

McGettrick, A.D. and Boyle, R. and Ibbett, R. and Lloyd, J. and Lovegrove, G. and Mander, K. (2005) Grand challenges in computing: Education - a summary. Computer Journal, 48 (1). pp. 42-48. ISSN 0010-4620

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Abstract

The conference on grand challenges, held in Newcastle on 30 and 31 March 2004, occurred at a particularly opportune time. The strand on the educational aspects was particularly relevant and the idea innovative in the sense that this was the first occasion on which a grand challenge event with a focus on educational issues in computing had taken place. This paper provides some of the background and includes a distillation of the educational challenges that emerged from that event.