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Want to get programming?

Tuesday April 7, 2020

There are a wide range of courses online for all ages that can start you on a programming journey.  Take a look through some of the links below and hopefully you will find the right fit for you to start creating technology.  

RaspberryPi Foundation

The RaspberryPi Foundation have a wide range of courses online, including some basic robotics as well as programming, web development, networking and cryptography.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/training/online/  

Codecademy

Codecademy have a huge range of courses available, if you're not sure where to start they even have a quiz that can help point you in the right direction.

https://www.codecademy.com/

Code Club Aotearoa

Whilst primarily an 'in person' learning environment, Code Club have a range of online resources and for younger learners they can join a virtual club.

https://codeclub.nz/page/code-club-projects

Khan Academy

Khan Academy have a wide range of courses that will get you into Javascript and building web pages.

https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming

Tech jobs aren't just about coding, but it is a useful skill to have in your toolbox, perhaps just for automating a task or understanding what a programmer is talking about!

Have a play, it may just spark a great new passion for you and your family!

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