Computer Science at Primary Schools in Portugal

Presenter(s): Joao Orvalho (PT)

Summary: Sooner or later, Portugal will introduce CS at primary school. In Portugal the overwhelming majority of students in undergraduate education for primary school teachers are women. And then? In these last six years in Coimbra I have given training in computational thinking, using Scratch, to the future primary teachers in the 1st year of his undergraduation (teacher education), where 99% of the students is female.

Type of participation: Ignite