SAP company has supported the BrainBasket Foundation project for schoolchildren to study a basic computer programming using Scratch in 6 cities of Ukraine.
The course developed on the British initiatives CodeClub is attended for children aged 9 to 11 years and lasts 3 months. Participators will become more familiar with algorithms, basic concepts of programming and get practice of establishing their own computer games. The project will take place in Kharkiv, Poltava, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Kyiv and Rivne. Thanks to the support of SAP the course is free of charge.
«One of the basic pillars of SAP corporate social responsibility is developed a new generation well aware of the newest digital technologies. It will help young people to obtain necessary knowledge for quick adaptation once they entered the professional word of the future. The World Economic Forum data (The Future of Jobs) says that 65% of children who is going to attend primary school today will get jobs in the future in the field that haven’t even exist yet. We can be sure that Technology Nation Kids will open a new opportunity in the digital world for children.», shared Julia Jantselovskaya, head of marketing in SAP Ukraine.
More detailed information about the project and registration is available by clicking here.
Technology Nation Kids — is a pan-Ukrainian educational project that enables children to study a basic computer programming for free. The program was launched by BrainBasket Foundation in cooperation with Code Academy and Miratech company. The course builds to use visual programming language Scratch (developed by MIT) and conducted by practicing mentors. More than 900 children were trained in this project since 2016.
BrainBasket Foundation— is a non-profit organization that helps Ukrainians to get educated in the field IT. BrainBasket was founded in 2014 with the vision of uniting the efforts of all IT industry players to facilitate training of 100 000 programmers by 2020.
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