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New family coding workshops make learning an all-age affair2018 November 21

Why leave the parents at home?

Engaging and empowering parents by getting them to become more involved and comfortable with technology is at the heart of the OurKidsCode project.

This project is led by Assistant Professor Nina Bresnihan from the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with the National Parents' Council (NPC), with funding from Science Foundation Ireland's Discover programme.

Sheila Wayman reports on a pilot workshop in D7 Educate Together National School in Grangegorman in this Irish Times article: Computer coding - The generation game

 

Pictured above: Primary school children exploring the technology with the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton

 

Posted by:  Catherine O'Connor, Head of External Relations, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin.

catherine.oconnor at tcd.ie