Decoding code

It's time to find out more about coding and the new computing curriculum. Ready, steady, code!

Decoding code

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With the new computing curriculum in place, the tech skills that your son or daughter learns now will benefit them greatly in the future and may even influence their choice of career. You can download our two-page guide to support them with computing, coding, digital safety and other elements of the curriculum. If you want to find out more about this fascinating topic, check out the four articles below. And if you'd like to get a fun introduction to coding before Christmas, why not take part in the Hour of Code?

 

Supporting your child's coding

Vicki Shotbolt of The Parent Zone offers some top tips so that you can get more involved and support your child's coding activities.

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Encouraging kids to code

Parent Info's Geraldine Bedell explains how coding helps children to understand technology and why it's important for their future careers.

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Careers in coding

Whatever career your child has in the future, coding will be a must-have skill. Rhian Kavanagh of e-skills UK explains.

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The new computing curriculum

The growth of technology is dramatic. How are schools preparing our children for this rapidly changing world?

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What's new in Coding? (October 2015)

One year on from the introduction of a new computing curriculum in schools across England, the coding element still garners the most interest. To celebrate European Code Week, we take a look at some of the latest happenings in the coding space.

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