Liberty Global Supports Europe Code Week Through Strengthened CoderDojo Partnership

12th October 2015

DENVER, Colorado–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK, LILA and LILAK) is supporting Europe Code Week by strengthening its partnership with CoderDojo, the global community of free coding clubs for young people. The enhanced partnership will enable CoderDojo to increase its presence in Europe and leverage the expertise of Liberty Global employees to help more young people develop computer programming and coding skills.

Since the launch of the partnership in 2014, Liberty Global has helped CoderDojo increase its presence in Ireland and launch new coding clubs in Belgium, the Netherlands and Austria. Alongside helping CoderDojo scale its presence in Europe, Liberty Global is launching a ‘train the trainer’ program for employees, equipping them with the skills to lead coding sessions.

Additionally, Liberty Global has worked with the CoderDojo Foundation to expand the range of ‘Dojo Sushi’ cards, a learning resource specially designed to introduce young people to new computer programming skills. The easy-to-use cards provide a step-by-step guide to help young people learn computer languages, such as Javascript and HTML.

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