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BBC Computer Literacy Project

by Richard Millwood published Jul 20, 2009 03:55 PM, last modified May 24, 2012 12:53 PM
The BBC Computer Literacy Project was conceived of in 1979 by the BBC's Continuing Education Television Department and led to a launch in January 1982 of a television series based on the BBC Microcomputer commissioned from and designed by computer company Acorn.
File VCS/ICS calendar Microelectronics by Richard Millwood — last modified Feb 25, 2021 08:58 AM
"A report prepared by Robert Albury and David Allen of the BBC Continuing Education Department for the Manpower Services Commission" December 1979
Towards Computer Literacy - The BBC Computer Literacy Project 1979-1983 by admin — last modified May 24, 2012 12:53 PM
This is an account of the history of the BBC Computer Literacy Project created in 1983 by John Radcliffe and Roberts Salkeld. It was then transcribed from a PDF scan by Richard Millwood 4th April 2012
File The Legacy of the BBC Micro - Effecting Change in the UK’s Cultures of Computing by Richard Millwood — last modified Feb 25, 2021 08:57 AM
"The CLP was undoubtedly a success for the BBC; millions of viewers watched the TV programmes, hundreds of thousands of users bought the machine and it was a fully integrated response across BBC Enterprises, Education and Engineering. In this report, we look at how that success came about. What can ongoing attempts at rebooting creative computing across the UK learn from the CLP?" Written by Tilly Blyth and published by Nesta.