Share Paper: A new curriculum for the Netherlands including Computational Thinking

  1. Allard Strijker, SLO, National Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands
  2. Petra Fisser, SLO, National Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands
Thursday, June 27 10:45 AM-11:45 AM De Dam 1

Abstract: In 2018 the Netherlands started the development of a new curriculum framework for primary, lower and upper secondary education. New themes in curriculum are Digital Literacy, citizenship and a strong focus on 21st century skills. Digital Literacy is defined as a combination of ICT skills, media literacy, information literacy and Computational Thinking. Starting with a vision on a theme such as Digital Literacy and using this vision as a starting point for describing big ideas. For Digital Literacy eight big ideas were described: data and information, safety and privacy, using and controlling, communication and cooperation, digital citizenship, digital economy, applying ...