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

The Missing Link We Needed

This post was contributed by educator Kim Martin.  Project: Innovation / Maker Space Time Kim has been an educator for over 20 years and specialises in assistive and inclusive digital technologies. She’s a Google Certified Innovator and Apple Distinguished Educator and life long learner who enjoys sharing her passion for digital technologies as an enabler … Read more

Do you know the next Tech Girl Superhero?

Code the Future is excited to announce an exciting partnership with Tech Girls Movement. Tech Girls Movement is a non-profit organisation promoting positive female Information Technology role models to encourage and raise awareness of technology careers options for girls. The book, Tech Girls Are Superheroes, forms the basis for the campaign. The Tech Girl Movement … Read more

Don’t Miss Our Next Event

Come along to our first co-hosted event between Code the Future and Code Club Australia. This event is an amazing opportunity for our community to come together. Teachers will be able to connect with volunteers ‘in real life’ and meet developers that may be able to volunteer in their area. We can’t wait to get you … Read more

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