Grades R to 3 will start coding and robotics classes next year. Is it really a good idea?

2019-07-18 11:43

Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga has announced that the department has identified foundational literacy and mathematical skills as well as "21st-century skills" as top priority areas.

WATCH: Johannesburg's coding dojo that takes only 1% of applicants

2019-06-24 10:59

South Africa is facing a severe shortage of developers leaving major sectors such as financial institutions struggling to recruit employees with critical computer skills. A small, and alternative academy in Johannesburg is working to change that.

Why do my children need to learn to code? What’s all the fuss?

2019-01-21 16:10

It is predicted that coding will be the most important skill in the future to have. Here's why it's important to encourage your children to learn how to code.

This children's book series is teaching children to think like a programmer

2018-11-06 09:09

Linda Liukas is on a mission to take programming from the drab and dull to the colourful and creative, and her children's book series is making coding fun and accessible to little children.

There's a secret adventure game inside Google Search — here's how to play

2018-10-02 13:30

Here's how you can find the adventure game on your own.

This video game is turning teenagers into millionaires — and it's on track to pay out more than R900 million this year

2018-07-13 20:39

This weekend, Roblox will host the annual Roblox Developers Conference, where it will announce that it's on track to pay developers $70 million, or well over R900 million, this year.

Facebook focused on connecting Africa and building coding community

2017-11-11 07:00

The world’s biggest website and social network - Facebook - has a vision for a completely connected Africa, with a strong developer community.

Millennials must upskill to stay on top in FinTech space - expert

2017-04-25 10:30

The financial technology industry is evolving rapidly and millennials need to upskill themselves to keep up with changes, says an industry insider.


Nigerian 12-year-old, Fathia Abdullahi, innovates our wardrobes with a robot that folds clothes

2019-07-10 15:04

Folding laundry in a matter of seconds is an idea I like to hear.

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why you don't need a college degree to be successful

2019-03-09 21:11

Apple CEO Tim Cook said there's a "mismatch" between the skills learned in college and skills that are necessary for many businesses in the future.

Want to develop kids' tech skills? Think playgrounds, not playpens

2019-01-01 06:45

If you like technology, you probably think it’s a good thing for children to be exposed to it at an early age. But recall your own childhood, says Marina Umaschi Bers.

Here are 4 free coding courses you can either do in the comfort of your home or in class to land your dream job

2018-11-01 13:11

We found four opportunities for you to become even more digitally savvy, land that dream job or get that promotion.

Harry Potter-inspired app helps young fans crack coding

2018-07-24 15:48

Aspiring young developers can use Kano's new coding kit to learn how to recreate some of the magic spells seen in the popular Harry Potter books and movies.

Advertorial: Upping SA’s tech game through education and disruption

2017-11-13 10:00

BCX CEO Ian Russell is passionate about driving tech innovation forward. BCX has poured millions into education facilities that are training local students in the fields of data analysis and coding.

Latest coding app is a hacker's dream

2017-07-18 11:00

The dominant way to code apps today helps software run more efficiently, saving companies money - but it also gives hackers lots of new ways to steal people’s information.

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