Ireland supports Africa Code Week

Last year, 1.5 million young people, 48 per cent of whom were girls, engaged in coding workshops during Africa Code Week

‘Africa Code Week unlocks the potential in young people who otherwise may not have considered building their digital skills’

Africa Code week launched on October 5 in an effort to empower teachers across the continent with digital skills. Since 2015, the event has engaged with more than 100,000 teachers and the Irish government is a supporter of the initiative.

“Africa Code Week gives young people the skills needed to flourish in the 21st century. Many of the young people who take part in Africa Code Week have no prior experience of coding, but this ...