§ 18. Mr. Butcher
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the progress of the microelectronic education programme.
§ Mr. Macfarlane
A strategy for the programme was published on 6 April. Since then new curriculum materials have been commissioned and the staff of the programme are preparing in-service training materials to support the Department of Industry's micros in schools scheme. Two-thirds of the proposed regional information centres will begin work in the autumn.