19 Feb 2018

Networking with the kids

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:29 pm on 19 February 2018

Michael Trengrove is obsessed with creating a first-class economy in New Zealand.

The way he wants to get there is by teaching everyone to code computer programmes. He's the founder of a group called Code Club Aotearoa.

Today New Zealand hosts the Digital Nations 2030 conference in Auckland where Michael joins Jesse from. As part of the conference a group of 8 to 12-year-old kiwi kids will teach various technology sector and Government officials how to code using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language and online community, aimed at teaching children to code.

Girls coding

Girls coding Photo: Supplied

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