Education

Microsoft embraces Hour of Code across Europe

Hour of Code is a global movement with the aim of encouraging as many children as possible to embrace the world of coding, and the incredible opportunities that it can open up for them.  With the European Commission predicting that 90 percent of jobs in Europe will require digital skills, encouraging the younger generations … Read more »

Creativity in STEM – a contradiction in terms? Not for Europe’s girls!

“The greatest scientists are always artists as well” – Albert Einstein By Sylvie Laffarge At first glance, the words “science” and “creativity” might not seem like natural companions. Many view the precision, critical thinking, and data-driven methods applied in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) as being … Read more »

European children teach MEPs how to code in the EU Parliament

Earlier this week on 17 October, 40 young coders from across Europe travelled to the European Parliament in Brussels to showcase their coding and technology skills at the fifth annual EUDojo event. Taking place during Europe Code Week, the event, run by CoderDojo – an organisation dedicated to encouraging children … Read more »

The technology revolution transforming education

A revolution is happening in education. The instigator? Technology. Just as workforces around the world are being transformed by devices and the cloud, so too are our classrooms – from kindergarten all the way to university research labs. In May 2017 in New York, Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, spoke about … Read more »