Calling Education Launch

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An introduction-to-coding workshop was held at the Calling Academy school near Stellenbosch, to welcome Calling Education to the WeCode programme:


Naspers launches free coding courses for Cape schools

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South African companies are increasingly struggling to find the relevant tech skills to meet their needs, while also warning that we are unprepared for the “jobs of tomorrow” in the fourth industrial revolution.

To better prepare for and avoid this outcome, the South African government has moved to introduce tech skills to the basic education syllabus, while other groups are also looking for ways to bring South African learners up to speed.

— Continue reading at BusinessTech


SU Economics professor launches coding platform for schools

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A fun computer programming platform founded by Prof Rachel Jafta of the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economic Management and Sciences was launched at the Media24 Centre in Cape Town on Monday (25 November 2019).

The platform, WeCode24, is offered in collaboration with Naspers (funder), Media24 (media partner and digital internships) and the SU Department of Economics.

WeCode24, in essence, is aimed at helping high school learners from Grade 8 to 11 to develop the programming skills they need to excel in the technological era.

— Continue reading at Stellenbosch University