ZDNet Australia reports Google Australia calls for mandatory comp sci until year 10. The aim is to reverse the falling numbers of university computer science students.:

Google has called upon the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) to increase the exposure of Australian primary and secondary school students to computer science, by making the new Digital Technologies subject mandatory from kindergarten until year 10.

There are two reasons why I’m looking forward to next month’s WordCamp New Zealand 2010.

First, I expect to expand my WordPress know-how. I use the software to manage other websites. You can run a WordPress site with zero technical knowledge, but I want to dig deeper.…