KOFAC-CSTA signed an MOU for strengthening the Software Education
Monday, November 14, 2016
Posted by: Chris Crucetti
The Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity (KOFAC) and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) from the United States signed an MOU for strengthening the global cooperation of the Software Education for K-12 students at the first Global Software Education Forum.
CSTA is a non-profit organization for advancing K-12 computer science education, established by the Association for Computing Machinery in 2004, and has about 24,000 members including professors, teachers, and experts from corporations and governments from 145 countries.
KOFAC seeks for cooperative methods to develop its SW education projects such as exchange of the K-12 SW education experts and sharing teaching and learning materials for SW education between two countries. Also, KOCAC is conducting various researches to develop high-quality SW education programs for the fields through a variety of organizations and institutions in Korea and abroad preparing for introducing the SW education curricula to the formal education courses in schools in Korea.
[Photo] (From the left) JiYoung Park (Team manager of the SW education innovation team, MSIP), Wonki Choi (Acting president, KOFAC), David Reed (Chari, board of directors, CSTA), Ruthe Farmer (Senior Policy Advisor, OSTP)