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Making a game of it: Using Minecraft to teach technology

Is using Minecraft to teach technology skills the answer to instilling a love of coding in children? Hannah O’Brien investigates

1st September, 2019

Some would argue that learning to code, regardless of the career path a child might choose to follow, is vital today. In an age when every career is becoming increasingly more digitalised, coding has become a necessary literacy.

Coding is ubiquitous. It has become crucial in healthcare, farming, manufacturing and pretty much all industries. It raises the question when and how can we inspire children to learn coding, and what are the benefits?

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