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CodeMob Validation Workshop

CodeMob Validation Workshop

We cordially invite you to our international validation workshop on 10th March 2017 from 09:30-14:00h, at De Markten, Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains 5 / Oude Graanmarkt 5 Brussels, Belgium. Organised by the CODEMOB project, the event will start with a presentation of a training curriculum on basic coding and the effective use of mobile devices......
Coding and non-formal education (TE's position paper)

Coding and non-formal education (TE’s position paper)

On the occasion of EU code week, this position paper comes at a time when coding is increasingly promoted by EU institutions as a way to catch up with demand for digital skills and ICT professionals’. Telecentre Europe (TE) alongside Public Libraries 2020 (PL2020) recognise the effort to fill the job vacancies in the ICT......
Back2school and Back2work on I-LINC

Back2school and Back2work on I-LINC

By Iva Walterova Back to school and back to work on the I-LINC platform this month The new school and work year has begun. Organizations and networks throughout Europe that work towards furthering digital skills and digital inclusion among their target groups are back to full swing after the summer. The I-LINC platform is therefore......
Coding is coming to telecentres

Coding is coming to telecentres

The European Coding Initiative (allyouneediscode.eu) organised a high level launch event in Brussels on 12 October as a contribution to the Europe-wide initiative EU Code Week on promoting coding. EU Code Week was running from 10 to 18 of October this year. The event took place in Microsoft Europe premises and saw a number of......
Coding Is the New Language

Coding Is the New Language

By Ilona Griniute On January 20 Microsoft Europe decoded fundamental skills that young people will need to have to be able to stay competitive at any workplace. Invited government representatives, researchers and educators all expressed their viewpoint on how to prepare youth for future jobs and how to introduce coding along with computational thinking in......
Lessons to Be Learnt From the Nordics

Lessons to Be Learnt From the Nordics

by Ilona Griniute New Commission is planning to put policies at the centre of agenda for growth and jobs to move faster towards digital economy. What are Norwegian and Belgian perspectives on this? How do they see the role of ICT to foster new jobs and economic growth? The Mission of Norway to the EU,......
The Kodu Kup competition calls for changes in the European curriculum

The Kodu Kup competition calls for changes in the European curriculum

By Ilona Griniute The first European coding competition for pupils was officially launched on 29th April at Microsoft’s Innovation Center in Brussels. A collaborative initiative by European Schoolnet and Microsoft aims at challenging kids aged 6-16 to develop their own games using Kodu Game Lab tools while at the same time encouraging teachers to integrate......