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  • Africa Code Week: MOOC Teaching Programming to Young Learners is back!

    After the successful June edition of Teaching Programming to Young Learners MOOC, the online course is back to unlock your creativity by introducing you to the magic of coding. The course starts on 01 October 2015 09:00 (UTC) and will run until 02 November 2015.

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  • Code Week | 10-18 October 2015

    Europe Code Week was created with the aim of raising the profile of coding and computer science, and to motivate people of all ages and backgrounds to start coding. Each year, Code Week, taking place this year 10-18 October, sees organisations and individual coders from across Europe coming together to encourage people to get try out coding by getting involved in one of the many coding events taking place as part of the campaign.

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  • Job of the Month |Network Engineer

    While everyone is familiar at this stage with the World Wide Web and mobile applications, people rarely consider the networks upon which they operate. A network is the infrastructure that connects computers and devices and allows the Internet to operate; while code is how we create fun and interesting things online, the network is the foundation upon which websites and apps are built.

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  • Job of the Month |Data scientist

    Big data is everywhere – every day, terabytes upon terabytes of new data is generated by every digital device or social media exchange. The growth of big data has also given rise to the fields of data analytics, and the job of data scientist.

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  • Digital Skills online course | 14 September | sign up today!

    European Schoolnet Academy, the first MOOC (massive open online course) platform developed exclusively for teachers, will be running an online course on developing digital skills in the classroom. The ‘Developing Digital Skills in your Classroom' course, which is free to join for all those who are interested, will explore how to develop a range of digital skills by introducing participants to a range of digital tools and resources that are freely available.

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  • ENABLE Hackathon: Tackle bullying & improve your digital skills

    The ENABLE Hackathon aims to encourage young people to work in teams with a mentor to reflect on bullying in an environment geared to improving their online skills whilst celebrating their problem solving skills and creativity.

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  • 20th ACM Annual Conference: Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education

    The conference consists of keynote lectures, paper sessions, panels, working groups, tips and much more. Working groups will discuss various issues such as computer science competencies for 21st century high school and undergraduate students or approaches to global software engineering courses. The main conference starts on Monday 6 July, 2015 and ends on Wednesday 8 July, 2015.

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  • Digital Assembly 2015: A Digital Europe needs Digital Skills

    Europe will only benefit fully from the Digital Single Market if it has a digitally skilled workforce and digitally empowered citizens. The Digital Assembly 2015 is one of the year's main events in the digital field in Europe, it brings together stakeholders that can play a key role in helping to develop a digital skills action plan for Europe.

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  • Women who transformed computer science

    Today, there are many organizations focused on bringing more women into computer science. Girls Who Code, GoldieBox or Black Girls Code are only a few examples. Despite of being outnumbered, history shows that women had a substantial impact on the field of computer science. Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper or France Allen were essential groundbreakers.

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  • Africa Code Week: MOOC Teaching Programming to Young Learners

    Are you a teacher? Are you involved in young peoples' extra-curricular activities? Then this course could be for you. Whatever subjects you normally teach, you and your learners are surrounded by modern digital technology. This course will help you to encourage today's young digital consumers to become tomorrow's digital creators. It is based around the popular Scratch system that is capturing the imagination of children around the globe. Start date: 2 June

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