Top tech companies back CoderDojo plan!

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The world’s leading tech companies have backed plans to expand CoderDojo clubs for children who want to learn computing coding. Representatives from Microsoft, IBM, AutoDesk and Mission V were all present in Sligo over the weekend to announce an expansion of the programme that offers children the opportunity to learn code in a safe and social way. Dave Shepherd, head of Frontline Help for Barclays, said that Ireland’s input to teaching code was very important.

“Something is happening in Ireland and it is going to change the world. Barclays are now opening their doors to CoderDojo,” – Dave Shepherd

Read the full article by Wayne O’Connor via independent.ie here.

 

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