Nick D'Aloisio
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Schoolboy app developer on ICT classes

The current information and communications technology (ICT) curriculum in England's schools is a "mess" and must be radically revamped, the education secretary has announced.

From September it will be replaced by a flexible curriculum in computer science and programming, designed with the help of universities and industry.

Nick D'Aloisio is a schoolboy from London who developed his own app to simplify searches for information while swotting for his GSCEs.

His innovation made international headlines and attracted a commercial investment.

The BBC's Jon Sopel spoke to Nick from San Francisco via Skype.

  • 11 Jan 2012
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