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

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

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

Code the Future is heading to BuzzConf

We are super excited to share that Code the Future will be heading to BuzzConf in November. BuzzConf is a tech conference like no other…quoted by founders Rick Giner & Ben Dechrai as the “world’s first emerging technology festival” full of acclaimed thought-leaders and innovators. This conference or festival is different to the usual tech … Read more

It’s official- Coding in Australian Schools

On Friday 18th September the long awaited endorsement of the Digital Technologies component of the National Australian Curriculum occurred. We blogged about this new curriculum a while ago…eagerly waiting its endorsement. Former Education Minister Christopher Pyne discussed the importance of the new curriculum stating that this is “where students can learn important skills in problem … Read more

Code the Future at #DigiCon15

Wow! Last Saturday the Code the Future team was lucky enough to attend #DigiCon15, the state conference of Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria. We ran a day as part of the conference ‘Fringe Festival’ where delegates could drop in and out of our room to learn about who we are and what we do as … Read more

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