As part of its objectives to providing learning and growth opportunities for young people in Nigeria, Afterschool Centre for Career Development is partnering with Microsoft Nigeria, The Future Project, TechHiveNigeria and Techonovation to implement the Computer Sciences Education Week – December 7th – 13th 2016 through the HOUR OF CODE initiative.
The Hour of Code is an annual international event that focuses on introducing students, young people and adults to the world of technology by teaching them programming skills in 1 Hour as part of the Computer Science Education Week. Hour of Code is an industry wide campaign designed to demystify code (programming) and show that anybody can learn the basics. Hour of Code Ambassadors include The President of the United States of America, Barrack Obama, the Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates amongst others.
The Computer Sciences Education week 2016 will be celebrated through a week long activities, including in school and out of school coding workshops, coding competitions and a #CodeCalabar Conference with the aim of improving the digital skills of young people in our community and enabling them realise the opportunities for employment and engagement in Digital Communications and Technology industry.
The activities of the Computer Science Education week 2016 include:
- School Based Hour of Code Workshops in Schools – December 7th & 8th, 2016
- Digital Footprint Class- December 9th -12th 2016 – http://bit.ly/digitalfootprintclass
- Girls Coding Day- Monday, December 10th 2016
- #CodeCalabarConference–Tuesday, December 13th 2016 – http://bit.ly/codecalabar
Afterschool Centre for Career Development and its partners is calling the attention of all programmers, networking/database managers, digital marketers, bloggers, Graphic artists, web developers, tech entrepreneurs, collaborators, investors and enthusiasts to attend the Computer Science Education week events in Calabar.
For inquiries and sponsorship, Please contact our Programmes team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08187508000. For further clarification, please call Joseph Enesu on 07035401400