We’ve been featured in Behind the Dot

Check out this article in AusRegistry’s Behind the Dot magazine by Alison Coffa. In classrooms across Australia, hundreds of students are happily working away at a task that would frighten many adults: coding. Brought out of the realm of extra-curricular activities and into every day teaching by the new national Digital Technologies Curriculum, coding is fast becoming … Read more

Come along to our next Melbourne meetup…

Download this flyer and share with your networks. Speakers: Balendran Thavarajah Balendran is the Chief Technology Officer at Bluedot Innovation where his focus is on disrupting the status quo of location services industry through a cutting edge location services product. He is passionate about developing people to create long-term sustainability and success of teams. The … Read more

Coding in the curriculum ~ A win for Victorian schools

It’s been an exciting week for Victorian education with the recent media attention around the Digital Technologies curriculum. On Tuesday, Victorian Minister for Education, James Merlino, discussed the ‘new’ Victorian Digital Technologies curriculum that is compulsory in all Government and Catholic schools as of 2017. Since then, the mixed response from parents and the wider … Read more

Event- Innovators of the Future: Engaging Girls in Code

A recent report from Digital Careers, Intel and the Australian Computing Society states “Computer education, with a focus on Computer Science, has become a core subject in the Australian Curriculum and the focus of national innovation initiatives. Equal participation by girls, however, remains unlikely based on their engagement with computing in recent decades”…read morehere. Code the … Read more

Navigating the Classroom

This post was contributed by a Code the Future volunteer developer Michelle Gleeson. Michelle has been kicking around the tech scene for 15 years. By day a code-wielding diva crafting beautiful software for Xero, by night a passionate activist helping to level the tech gender imbalance, one empowered coding sister at a time. Supported by … Read more

Meet Amy

Meet Amy. Amy is an 11-year-old girl with big ideas on a mission to change the world. She is driven, passionate and is developing her coding and entrepreneurial skills with support from her dad. Amy is developing an app for http://changeday.com.au/. She is spending hours working on her idea, learning new skills along the way, … Read more

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