5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Learn to Code

Computer Science Education Week has officially started! If you’re not sure why you should start coding, here are five reasons to convince you otherwise.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Pick Up Coding

In an app-dominated world, it’s no surprise why coding is becoming increasingly popular. Here are three reasons why coding is beneficial—even if you don’t aspire to be a professional programmer.

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#HowDoYouDoIt: Making Classrooms Smarter with Technology

From presentations to mobile apps, technology has crept its way into many educator’s teaching methods, who are recognising its role in transforming education and improving their students’ learning experience. Find out how educators in Asia Pacific are incorporating technology in their classes.

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Rebuilding Nepal through the Innovation of Youth

The massive Gorkha earthquake that shook Nepal in April brought the country to its knees as it flattened entire villages, destroyed thousands of lives and displaced millions more. Despite rubble and debris that still litters quake-stricken areas, the country is slowly yet surely getting back on its feet with the help of its most valuable…

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Turning Great ideas into Greater Apps at Sri Lanka’s Children’s Hackathon

Back in 2014, 25 teams of secondary school students from across Sri Lanka pitted their skills against one another at the country’s very first Children’s Hackathon for a common goal: to solve the issues faced by underprivileged Sri Lankan children through technology. This year, the Children’s Hackathon was conducted a little differently. Wildly impressed by…

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The Hour of Code is Back!

By Cesar Cernuda, President, Microsoft Asia Pacific Asia is home to more than 1.1 billion young people, and it’s amazing to hear that at least four out of every five students find that “coding is cool”. Yet, despite this enthusiasm and interest, only 53% of youth in the Asia Pacific region feel that they have…

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Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorial to Inspire Students

When Minecraft was released in 2011, it exploded in popularity. To the community of over 100 million players around the world, the award-winning game represents creativity, strategy, collaboration, survival and so much more. But do you that Minecraft also has the power to transform learning on a global scale? By enabling students to create a…

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#WeSpeakCode Spotlight: Gatot Wahyudi

Microsoft’s #WeSpeakCode campaign aims to empower young people across Asia Pacific to learn coding and realise their potential. We spoke to several individuals who are passionate about coding and involved in encouraging others to discover the fun and excitement of learning to code. In 2011, Gatot Wahyudi, a Universitas Indonesia lecturer, played an instrumental role…

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