Computer Science Education in Schools

The long term goal of this project is to investigate the forms, potential and experiences regarding Computer Science Education in Schools, to develop a framework for research and to foster international cooperation.

Special Issue "Computer Science Education in Schools" of the ACM Journal "Transactions on Computing Education"

Co-Editors-in-Chief of the journal:

  • Robert McCartney
  • Josh Tenenberg

Associate Editor of the Special Issue:

  • Peter Hubwieser

Co-editors of the Special Issue:

  • Michal Armoni, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel,
  • Michail N. Giannakos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway,
  • Roland T. Mittermeir, Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria.

Solicitation letter

International Working Group "Computer Science in Secondary Education" at the ACM Conference ITiCSE 2011 in Darmstadt 

Outcome: The Darmstadt Model

Working Group Report:

Hubwieser, P., Armoni, M., Brinda, T., Dagiene, V., Diethelm, I., Giannakos, M. N., Knobelsdorf, M.; Magenheim, J.; Mittermeir, R. T.; Schubert, S. E. (2011). Computer science/informatics in secondary education. In : ITiCSE-WGR ’11, Proceedings of the 16th annual conference reports on Innovation and technology in computer science education - working group reports (pp. 19‐38). New York, NY, USA: ACM.

Keynote at ISSEP 2013:

Hubwieser, P. The Darmstadt Model: A First Step towards a Research Framework for Computer Science Education in Schools: Keynote Talk. In I. Diethelm & R. T. Mittermeir (Eds.), Informatics in Schools: Sustainable Informatics Education for Pupils of all ages. 6th Conference on Informatics in Schools: Situation, Evolution and Perspectives (ISSEP 2013, to appear).