Learning opportunities for Cambodian children to become digitally literate are still few and far between. Barriers to learning range from access to computers (yet alone internet connectivity), to prohibitive pricing of the limited after-school classes in technology. One barrier to global learning is that the majority of programming languages are based on a Latin alphabet, but for aspiring Khmer students, we have some great news… the first version of the free, block-based coding language - Scratch - is now available in Khmer!! We wanted to share the great news and a little bit of how this came to life. Read more here.
It’s all cheers, celebrations, and coding at Raintree, where 100 students gathered for the inaugural Coding Cats graduation and project showcase. This marks the completion of their 5-week creative coding course powered by Saturday Kids, that aspires to enable the next generation of curious, resourceful and self-motivated learners. We wanted to share a little more of their journey, and what the future holds.