Africa Code Week to Scale Coding Literacy

28 July 2017

Computing

Continent-wide digital literacy initiative unlocks the continent’s future.

The Ministry of Basic Education in Botswana has partnered with SAP and trained over 400 local teachers to code, in a series of Train-the-Trainer sessions in preparation for SAP Africa Code Week 2017.

The training sessions took place at Gaborone Senior Secondary School and Mochudi Resource Centre, with all 400 participants trained to teach basic coding skills to their pupils using Scratch, a coding education programme designed by the MIT Media Lab to simplify coding. Read the full article on ITNews Africa here.