The Hour of Code™ at Womenintechmv is one-hour coding challenge to give students a fun first introduction to computer science. Individuals at all ages can join the event scheduled to be held on 18th December 2021.
Hour of Code™ is a global event which takes place each year during the Computer Science Education Week, from December 6th to 12th. It is part of the global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. The program includes a one-hour introduction to computer programming for participants of all ages in a fun way.
This year’s Hour of Code at womenintechmv event is organized by Women in Tech Maldives, and it is endorsed by the Ministry of Education. Dhiraagu is the main partner of Hour of Code. The event is supported by Bank of Maldives, Ooredoo Maldives, Allied Insurance company and Think Learn Institute.
This event will be conducted virtually and physically. Main event will be conducted virtually over Google meet. Physical sessions will be held simultaneously in different locations of the country . Schools, institutes, civil societies or community groups can register to have the session physically if they prefer. Both physical and virtual classes will be facilitated by a team of mentors specially trained to conduct the session. Hour of Code team will be training the mentors and sharing resources to conduct the sessions.
Registrations for this program are now open. Individual participants or Institutes can use the relevant registration links on https://www.womenintechmv.org/hourofcodemv to participate in the event. Registrations are open till 9th December 2021.
This is a great opportunity for students of all ages to learn computer science because it helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path.
The 'Hour of Code™' is a global initiative by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.