A recent case study on teachers’ perceptions before and after taking the 21st Century Coding Pedagogy online course shows that participants’ confidence levels about teaching coding increased. They felt better equipped to teach coding, although they did not get any additional training on coding content knowledge.
Case study: training teachers into 21st century coding pedagogy online
Related to a recent training program with participants from Malaysia and Hungary, I prepared a research study about how attending our course would change the participants’ perceptions and attitudes towards their own role as a coding teacher. Sign up to receive full details.
Code School Finland expanding to after-school education across China
Private sector education companies, teachers, and students across mainland China will leverage Code School Finland’s coding, robotics and AI teaching materials and teacher training.
Code School Finland delivers a complete solution for K-9 AI education in China
We are joining forces with STEM Research Center of Ministry of Education to bring AI to Chinese public schools. More details: Education Management Information Centre and Chinese Education Information website.
Code School Finland becomes Google’s Education Partner
4.9.2019 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 […]
Code School Finland supports China’s Ministry of Education in launching AI curriculum for basic education
30.9.2019 Ministry of Education of China is putting AI Education in primary schools onto the agenda. Different organizations within MoE are looking to launch curriculum related to AI education service children starting in primary school grades 1-6. Code School Finland has published an AI curriculum for basic education, that emphasizes transversal competences (skills and attitude) […]
Chinese children learn coding in Finland
August 9, 2019 PINO NETWORK NEWSLETTER On a beautiful August morning Code School Finland’s teacher Sirkku hopped on a train in Oulu and travelled to Tampere to teach Chinese children coding and robotics. This coding camp was organized by Sumino Oy which helps to build cross-cultural business activities between European countries and China. There were […]
Coding in Finnish curriculum
Since its roll-out began in 2016 coding is a mandatory, cross-curricular activity that starts from first year of school for every child in Finland. In the national curriculum for primary education coding is not a subject on its own, but rather it is viewed as a medium for getting things done, a tool for learning and […]