Discover Cyber Skills Programme

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 11th November 2021.

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Photo of Shirley-Anne Somerville Shirley-Anne Somerville Scottish National Party

I concur with the member that the issue is important. We need to ensure that we have young people with adequate skills in that area, and part of the matter is having qualified teachers. The latest data show an increase in the number of computing teachers compared with 2019. We know that there is more work to do on that, which is why we are taking forward work from the Logan review to ensure that we move forward with that agenda.