Teaching coding in schools

Why kids under five must start learning to code

By Jo Bird

There’s a lot of pressure to learn coding in primary school to develop 21st century computational skills. But I think we should start in preschool. Schools and governments recognise the need for teaching 21st century skills. We can see the evidence for that in the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. But just as we teach preschool children

Girls and coding: draw strength from the community focus

By Bron Stuckey

Girls and coding, I find it heartening that we are talking about making the connection and that some

Teaching coding in schools: absolutely necessary or another fad to waste teachers’ time?

By Bron Stuckey

Coding is the literacy of the 21st century, according to Bill Shorten. It is so important the Abbott