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Computational Thinking


Israel is a leading country in K12 education in teaching and the development of curricula for coding and computer science related disciplines.

This page lists recent international reports and several articles provided by Dr. Avi Cohen focusing on the issue of computational thinking.


Development and Implementation of a European Framework for IT Professionalism (for Israel see from page 51)

A document prepared for the European Commission: Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and the Directorate-General Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) by Capgemini Consulting, Ernst & Young, and IDC. Service Contract: EASME/COSME/2014/012. Available at: http://ictprofessionalism.eu/wp-content/uploads/Final-report_EASME_COSME-5.pdf


Learning and Skills for the Digital Era

JRC research in 2016-2017 is structured around three main strands: 21st century Skills and Competences; Innovating and modernising Education and Training; Open Education



The Computational Thinking Study (2016)

The CompuThink study is designed and funded by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, carried out by the Institute for Educational Technology of the Italian National Research Council (ITD-CNR) and the European Schoolnet (EUN).



Computing our future Computer programming and coding: Priorities, school curricula and initiatives across Europe – 2015 Update

European Schoolnet, October 2015  

Available here


Local and Global Perspectives of Education—Thoughts About Including Computer Science in International Exams

Avi Cohen, Bruria Haberman, Dalit Stauber

ACM Inroads  Vol. 5  No. 2 2014 June pp. 43-49

Available here



Implementing a New Computer Science Curriculum for Middle School in Israel

Iris Zur Bargury, Bruria Haberman, Orna Muller , Doron Zohar, Avi Cohen, Dalit Levy, Reuven Hotoveli 
Published in the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2012 IEEE Xplore: 19 February 2013

Available here



CHAMSA: Five Languages Citizens of an Increasingly Technological World Should Acquire

Avi Cohen, ­ Bruria Haberman

ACM Inroads 2010 December • Vol. 1 • No. 4 pages 54 - 57  

Available here



Computer Science – A Language of Technology

Avi Cohen and Bruria Haberman

ACM SIGCSE Bulletin archive Volume 39 Issue 4, December 2007 

Pages 65-69

Available here



A High-School Program in Software Engineering

Bruria Haberman, Avi Cohen

International Journal of Engineering Education 23.1 (2007): 15-23

Available here





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