Tuesday, 23, July, 2024

The world-renowned Code.org platform has started collaborating with IT Park. The main aim of the joint cooperation is to open the doors of opportunities of the IT world for the children.

On December 17, 2020, during the event organized for the anniversary of One Million Uzbek Coders, Deputy Director of Dubai Future Foundation (UAE) Abdulaziz Al-Jaziri spoke about the new Code.org update. Therefore, he highlighted the fact that soon schoolchildren will also have the opportunity to study and master the professions of the future.

Furthermore, all of these are possible thanks to the collaboration of IT Park, Code.org and the Dubai Future Foundation.

Leonardo Ortiz, the Vice President for International Cooperation at code.org, in his video message, officially announced that code.org will be actively involved in the activity of One Million Uzbek Coders project so as to develop essential skills in schoolchildren such as creativity, problem solving and other skills with the help of computer science.

Getting closer to information technology

One of the key updates of code.org is that the platform has become available in the Uzbek language. This means that the younger generation of Uzbekistan will not have any language barriers in learning the IT world.

What is Code.org?

Code.org is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science as part of their core K-12 education. The leading provider of K-12 computer science curriculum in the largest school districts in the United States. Code.org also created the annual “Hour of Code” campaign, which has engaged more than 15% of all students in the world. Code.org is supported by generous donors including Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, the Infosys Foundation, Google and many more.

Achievements in numbers:

More than 1,700,000 teachers and more than 53,000,000 students are registered on the code.org platform. Last year more than 70,000 course graduates were hired.

Leonardo Ortiz, in his video message, also called on parents and teachers to take an active part in disseminating knowledge through this platform among schoolchildren:
“I want to invite all parents and teachers in Uzbekistan to research this platform and start bringing knowledge to all students. Code.org aims to continue working on the development of computer science in Uzbekistan so that all students can acquire necessary skills and build a better future."

We believe that this is great news for the entire educational community of Uzbekistan! Hurry to use it and go to Code.org! Learn and develop to build a better future for all of us!

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