Interactive Institute takes part in Hour of Code

12 December, 2013 - 22:42

Computer science is driving job growth and innovation throughout our economy and society. More than half of projected jobs in science and technology are in computing occupations; these occupations dominate “help wanted” ads; and computer science is one of the hottest degrees for new college graduates. Despite this, computer science education is marginalized throughout our primary and secondary education system – denying access to this critical knowledge, particularly among underrepresented groups.

Interactive Institute Swedish ICT took part in The Hour of Code as a way of raising interest for programming in education, through a workshop carried out at Lindholmen Visual Arena together with senior IT managers and educationalists from thirteen municipalities in the Gothenburg Region. The workshop was made together with The Gothenburg Region of Local Authorities (GR).

 

 

 

Read more about the Hour of Code.