Should handwriting be ditched?

From 2016 schools in Finland will abolish handwriting in favour of a curriculum which teaches children how to touch-type and text messageĀ – with every pupil being issued with a tablet device.

Is this the future of education or is handwriting rudimental to a child’s education? We ask the people of Nottingham for their thoughts.

Video: Thoughts on Finland’s plans to abolish handwriting from schools

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