Codecademy & English Computing Curriculum

Today, Codecademy is really pleased to announce our partnership with Computing at School (CAS), the leading authority on the new computing curriculum in England. England is the first country to mandate programing in schools. Starting in September 2014, students aged between 5-16 will learn HTML, CSS, Python and JavaScript. CAS were largely responsible for designing the curriculum objectives, and are leading the way in teacher training.

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This is a very interesting trend (along with the hour of code recently) that is focused on educating the next generation of developers. Also pushing the idea that we will need more developers and programmers as we more farther into the information age and will need more people to manage the more systems of more data and computing. Seems those who are best educated will be ready to take it on while the rest watch the “magicians” work.