Most teachers agree that computer science education is critical to students' future success in the workplace, but not all teachers feel qualified to teach the subject, according to new research.

The Microsoft and YouGov survey, released in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, reveals that while 88 percent of teachers say computer science will play a pivotal role in students' workplace success, 30 percent say they feel under-qualified to prepare students for a more digital future, and 20 percent feel overwhelmed.

Two in 10 teachers say their students aren't taught computer science at all, and of that 20 percent,...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources


  • About the Author:

    Laura Ascione

    Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura