Pre-Event Workshop - Learn to Code in a Day

 

Monday, 8th October 2018

TIME TITLE

08.00

Registration & Refreshments

09.00

What’s next? Coding in the classroom
  • Keeping it simple – introducing coding
  • Coding and creativity go hand in hand
  • Turning computational thinking into a skill
  • Building future citizens now – coding in the “foundation phase”
Prof. Barry Dwolatzky, Director, Joburg Centre for Software Engineering, South Africa

10.30

Morning Refreshments & Networking

11.00

Why coding? The role of librarians as guardians of access and equity in this emerging technology landscape
  • Understanding what coding is and how it relates to schools
  • Who should be teaching the coding – librarians or IT experts
  • How we are implementing coding: programs languages; and setting up a coding club?
Prof. Barry Dwolatzky, Director, Joburg Centre for Software Engineering, South Africa

12.30

Networking Lunch

13.30

The biggest hurdle in introdicuing coding into school curriculums?
  • Teacher capability and awareness of the requirements of the curriculum
  • Catering to the variation in skills and knowledge of each student
  • Resources that allow every student classroom to be challenged and engaged
Prof. Barry Dwolatzky, Director, Joburg Centre for Software Engineering, South Africa

15.30

The future of coding
  • Conding bootcamps – helping students to code and pursue careers in software development
  • Preping students for real-life situations
  • Coding to transition into the workforce
Prof. Barry Dwolatzky, Director, Joburg Centre for Software Engineering, South Africa

16.30

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking - End Of Workshop

 
 
 
 
 

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