Coding stories - Page 4
Programmer ignites students' creative spark with game design
"Lighting a spark. Seeing kids take to the idea of making games & watching them come up with lots of neat ideas and concepts and drawings for games."
New coding kit for kids set to be a game changer
Founder and CEO of littleBits, Ayah Bdeir says the combination of games with a tactile experience makes for an incredible learning tool.
12 year old to bring Parliament up to code
"We use coding in our everyday lives already, and it will become more advanced and used in a wider range of things."
A chance to win by bringing coding into the classroom
Encourage digital fluency, coding careers and a chance to win a share of $10,000 by using Swift with students.
Industry experts to share insights at free code conference
Wellington Code Camp 2017 could be your chance to absorb some expert knowledge and make new partnerships in the tech industry.
Phones, iPads and watch accessories oh my: Apple unveils new lineup and we've got all the pics
Apple has announced a whole bunch of exciting devices and accessories this morning, including a new phone, new iPad, Apple Watch accessories and more.
Learning to code gets even easier with Apple's Swift Playgrounds
Apple’s Swift Playground learning tool has been updated and is now available is five additional languages.
Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager
Hiring programmers is a tough job, but not an impossible one.
Microsoft: Seven ways to figure out this coding thing
So, you’re wanting to learn how to code but not sure where to start? Here are some ways to get started.
Kiwi teen runs tech events to inspire students & help ditch the 'geek' stereotype
Year 13 student Lucy Chen has successfully taken tech to her fellow students, with eye-opening success through the NextGen Tech & Tech Talks events.
CodeCamp teaching Kiwi kids coding and tech literacy
CodeCamp has been thrilling Kiwi children during the school holidays this year, teaching them the basics about coding and digital literacy.
Gaming workshops inspire 'aha' moments in youth
Gaming workshops are the way to boost youth interest in science and technology, encouraging them towards gaming, programming and coding careers.
Will the 'computer geek’ become extinct?
"Every student will effectively be joining the digital revolution and coding could be as common as riding a bicycle."
Apple's Swift Playgrounds App wants to teach you how to code
Apple has announced Swift Playgrounds, its new iPad app that the company says will make it easier and fun for anyone who wants to learn to code.
How your school can keep up with the digital revolution - and not fall behind
The tech world is booming - as a result, coding skills are in high demand, with related jobs paying significantly more than the average position.
Labour wants coding to be part of core curriculum
The Labour Party kicked off its Future of Work conference this week, announcing 10 Big Ideas. Amongst the ideas are several points about education.
OMGTech! launches Hour of Code for Kiwi students
“By understanding how a computer works we can be empowered to not only read and use technology but also write and create tech to shape our future."
Microsoft's Hour of Code on its way
"More educators have realised how vital it is for students to learn computer skills in a world with fast developing technology."
Code Camp: MITs workshop for teens who want to code
Following the success of JHack hackathon in July 2015, The Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) is launching another coding boot camp for teens.
Waikato of University hosts free coding workshops for girls
The University of Waikato is hosting computing workshops for girls, with the aim of encouraging female students to consider a career in IT.
Students and teachers offered free coding workshop
Lower Hutt students and teachers are being invited to attend a free workshop to learn about coding and computer programming this school holidays.
Labour poses the question: Are we ready for the Future of Work?
"Is it time for coding to be taught in all our schools to prepare Kiwi kids for the Future of Work? Do we need to create digital apprenticeships?"
InternetNZ's new grants round open for applications
"Contributing this money to the work of others means that we can really help New Zealanders make the most of the internet in this country."
Hackathon brings Kiwi kids into the world of IT
New Zealand’s first large scale junior hackathon, JHack, took place this past Saturday in South Auckland.