I’ve been told two stories in recent days about the gender gap in computing education.
The good news: a major university has doubled the number of women arriving to study computer science in the space of a year.
The bad: the latest GCSE figures show the number of girls getting any kind of computing qualification at school continues to decline.
The optimism comes from Durham University, where 45 women are starting a computer science degree this year, up from 22 last year. They make