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Code School Finland and Penang Science Cluster (PSC) start co-operation to run programming courses online for Malaysian students. Code School Finland teachers hold classes online from Finland and PSC students participate from Malaysia. PSC teachers monitor the classes and learn about Code School Finland coding education pedagogy.
This year teachers around the world have needed to adapt to digital learning. While teachers are experts in facilitating learning – and this year, digital learning – they often struggle with making their skills and knowledge development visible.
Code School Finland and GLiN Co. Ltd have entered a partnership to make Code School Finland education accessible to students in Japan.
The Finnish education system is known for teaching kids to code already in primary school. We often get asked what other countries could learn from the Finnish approach on coding education. Here are our top picks.
Phenomenon-based learning – integrating multiple school subjects in learning activities – is often named as one of the core working methods for coding education. The idea fits coding perfectly as coding is not learnt for the sake of learning but for tackling real life issues through programming and technology. The phenomenon-based approach (PhenoBL) builds strong […]
Finally! There are so many online coding courses, but as a teacher that’s not what I need. I need a pedagogical angle to coding. This course helped me to understand how to plan and structure my coding teaching. — middle school teacher, Finland This online course proceeds at participant’s own pace and takes ~25 hours […]
Why should our students learn how to code? The answer is not “so that they would do better in tests”. Coding skills are a vital 21st century competence that should be seen as the future literacy for all rather than as a skill set for some. As technology surrounds us, those who can understand and […]