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Addressing the Recruitment and Retention of Female Students in Computer Science at Third Level

@article{McKeever2021AddressingTR,
  title={Addressing the Recruitment and Retention of Female Students in Computer Science at Third Level},
  author={Suzanne M. McKeever and Deirdre Lillis},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.06090}
}
In the School of Computing at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland, we undertook our “Computer Science for All” (CS4All) initiative, a five year strategy to implement structural reforms at Faculty level, to address recruitment and retention issues of female undergraduate computer science (CS) students. Since 2012, under CS4All we implemented a variety of reforms to improve student retention, set up a new CS programme to attract more female students, and delivered changes to promote… 

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