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Should kids learn how computers work?


Children in a classroom at a computer

Some of the biggest firms in hi-tech, including Google and Microsoft, are calling for major changes in how the UK teaches computing to give Britain the skills it needs to compete.

Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones and Alex Hope, co-author of the Livingstone Hope Review discuss whether children need to learn how computers work, and not just how to use them.

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