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Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
Future of computer science  - Key recommendations by executive panel
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Future of computer science - Key recommendations by executive panel

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The executive panel identified 8 specific actions to be taken by the U.S. to develop the CS talent needed to support future demands.

The executive panel identified 8 specific actions to be taken by the U.S. to develop the CS talent needed to support future demands.

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  • 1. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education Recommendations from TCS & STEMconnector® On ‘ December 12, 2013 Copyright © 2013 Tata Consultancy Services Limited 1
  • 2. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education Executive Panel Discussion Moderator: Brian Kelly, Chief Content Officer, US News & World Report. Panelists:  Surya Kant, President, TCS North America, UK & Europe,  Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation  Al Bunshaft, President and CEO, Dassault Systèmes Americas 2
  • 3. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education Real-world problems should be injected into STEM school curriculum to inspire students toward STEM careers. 1/8 Tweet this now world  To succeed on tomorrow’sSTEM stage, students must have a solid foundation in and be fluent in the technologies that will power the global economy of the 21st century. TCS is proud to bring not only our technological expertise to this national effort, but also the passion and commitment that our employees have in lending their talents to positively impact their communities, across the country and around the world. Surya Kant  3
  • 4. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education Teachers should be exposed to careers in computer science through training. 2/8 Tweet this now jobs Every The fact is IThas ITare pervasive.embedded organization people. IT is in all systems and production. Computer science jobs are growing 92 percent faster than all jobs. So the message must go out to all to jump on the computer science bandwagon to get computer science jobs in any sector you choose. Rob Atkinson  4
  • 5. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education Educators should be enabled to deliver work-ready students at the high school and collegiate level. 3/8 Tweet this now limited exposure to  Many of our teachers havesimply not ready to computer science and are implement technology into their curriculum.  Al Bunshaft  We need to support and examine the critical role of community colleges as feeder-schools to industry and university.  5 Rob Atkinson
  • 6. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education We need to engage minority populations. 4/8 Tweet this now 6
  • 7. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education Computer science courses should qualify as math credits in high school; caps should be lifted in college. 5/8 Tweet this now many universities cap  At the college level, who currently major in the number of students computer science. Colleges need to be encouraged to either expand or eliminate caps  Rob Atkinson 7
  • 8. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education A basic knowledge of coding should be required for even the simplest of jobs. 6/8 Tweet this now U.S., this  In thethings workbasic knowledge of coding and how should be required of all workers. To help educators deliver these skills, we need a broader and more balanced ecosystem for STEM education in the U.S.  8 Surya Kant
  • 9. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education We should take action in every community and scale up winning CS programs. 7/8 Tweet this now been too fragmented.  Our efforts have scale up programs thatWe must consolidate and are successful.  Al Bunshaft 9
  • 10. Future of Computer Science Effective Strategies for Supporting CS Education Universities must be incentivized to support STEM and computer science 8/8 Tweet this now 10
  • 11. Thank You

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