Code School Finland becomes Google’s Education Partner in Finland
Google has opened learning space Google Digital Garage in Helsinki at Kluuvikatu 5. Digital Garage is open and free to everyone. The focus is in teaching digital skills to job seekers, students, entrepreneurs, children and families. The newly opened learning space is part of the Grow with Google program, where more than 10 million people in Europe, the Middle East and Africa have learned new digital skills.
Code School Finland is the leading provider of children’s programming education and teaching materials in the Nordics. In Digital Garage, Code School Finland provides workshops for children and families. Examples of educational activities include Children’s Code School, Digital Storytelling and Programming, Artificial Intelligence Course for Children, and Robotics Workshop.
You can sign up for the workshops via Google Digital Garage.
Ms. Kaisu Pallaskallio, CEO of Code School Finland: “The Google Digital Garage provides free education with aim to help all children in the world to learn essential skills for the future. Children’s workshops and courses with Google opens up the possibility for more kids to participate and practice programming and robotics. It’s great news for children. ”
Mr. Juhani Räty, Chairman of the Board for Code School Finland: “We are very proud that Google has selected Code School Finland as its partner. Our education provides children with a solid foundation for all learning, lets them develop thinking, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills. Even if a child does not pursue a career as a programmer, by practicing programming, they can develop their abilities for abstraction or breaking down problems. These skills will help them in any situation they encounter in life. ”
Code School Finland
Our mission is to help all children in the world to learn skills for the future by providing quality digital learning solutions. We have developed and tested our educational materials inin Finnish schools in co-operation with teachers and educational developers. Our curriculum meets the objectives of the Finnish national curriculum.
We train teachers for programming and robotics and help in deployment of our teaching materials in basic education or for after-school education.
We run children’s code clubs and camps for both Finnish children and international student groups.
Kaisu Pallaskallio, CEO tel. +358 44 355 7355, [email protected]