Estonia Teaches Computer Coding Skills from Standard 1

 

Source: Forbes, Sep 2012

Estonia, a small country with a population of 1.3 million people, punches above its own weight when it comes to advancements in tech. It was the birthplace of Skype, one of the first countries to have a government that was fully e-enabled, and now it has launched a nationwide scheme to teach school kids from the age of seven to 19, how to write code.

The idea isn’t to start churning out app developers of the future, but people who have smarter relationships with technology, computers and the Web.

 

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