Run in partnership with relevant educational institutions in each country, the programme is designed to equip students aged 10-15 years with the critical thinking and problem solving skills. As well as learning critical thinking and problem solving skills, children will learn practical programming skills and have the opportunity to practice their skills through physical computing.
As part of the programme each school in Western Balkans is going to be provided with a number of micro:bit devices – pocket sized computers which children can programme onto and use across subjects to solve every day problems. It allows students to learn in a fun, interactive and innovative way.
To compete in the global job market, skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, digital literacy and creativity are key to success.