Learning tech skills, or using tech tools to spread learning – go back to school with our quiz!
What is the name of the popular Linux computer developed in the UK primarily for educational purposes?
- Raspberry Pi
- ZX Spectrum
In early 2013, the National Audit Office published a report in which it warned about the shortage of IT skills in the UK. If the situation doesn’t improve, how many years will it take to fill the “skills gap”?
- 5 years
- 10 years
- 20 years
Which educational initiative was launched in the UK over the summer of 2013, aiming to teach 100,000 kids to create things with computers?
- Tech Camp
- Campus Party
- Make Things Do Stuff
TRUE or FALSE: From September 2014, all ICT subjects in British schools will be replaced with “Computing”
According to the new UK curriculum, children will be introduced to computing from the age of:
- 5 years
- 7 years
- 10 years
Which software company recently partnered with the long-established ‘F1 in Schools’ initiative?
What was the name of the government agency that was designed to promote the use of technology in education, but was shut down in 2010 due to spending cuts?
What is the name of the network that connects all further and higher-education organisations in the UK?
Earlier this year, the European Commission launched an initiative to improve the quality of ICT education in Europe. What is its name?
- Digital Future
- Tech For Kids
- Opening Up Education
What’s the widely used acronym for the free online education platforms?
What is the name of the first purpose-made UK-based MOOC platform, launched in 2013?
TRUE or FALSE: On Coursera, online students can obtain qualifications officially endorsed by major universities
What is the name of the international student competition run by Microsoft since 2003?
- Technology Challenge
- Imagine Cup
- Innovation Trophy
TRUE or FALSE: According to a survey by Telefonica, France has more digitally literate youngsters than the UK
In 2012, which university was accused of contributing to the suicide of Internet activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz?
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- University of California, Berkeley
- Harvard University
Result: [SCORE-MESSAGE] out of [NB-OF-QUESTION-MESSAGE]
Report after school for detention
An encouraging start, more effort required
A+, go to the top of the class