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Westminster Briefing Computer Science Briefing Presentation

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Slides from the Westminster Briefing Computer Science session on the 5/3/13.

Slides from the Westminster Briefing Computer Science session on the 5/3/13.

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  • 1. ‘How industry canTim BushMarketing Manager help prepare theUK EducationMicrosoft developers of the future?’
  • 2. The 60%... Within 10years, 60% of the jobsthat will be availableare ones that don’teven exist today. IDC
  • 3. “Skills are key to the prosperity of nations and to betterlives for individuals in the 21st century. They contribute toeconomic growth both directly, through increasedproductivity, and indirectly, by creating greater capacity toadopt new technologies and ways of working and to spurinnovation.”,OECD, 2011
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