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October 23, 2017 -Monday

 
 
  CODING@SCHOOLS 2017 LAUNCHING

Wednesday 17/05/2017

Coding@Schools is an introductory program for primary students to learn the basics and fundamental principle of coding in a practical way. It is an initiative that was announced in the Budget 2016 by the Prime Minister under the area of Accelerating Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is an initiative of the National Malaysian Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS).

The pilot program in 2016 had reached 3,000 primary school students from 100 schools nationwide. This year, Coding@Schools will be focusing more on the rural schools while expanding its content to three categories: Immersion Camp, Alumni Bootcamp and Hackathons. The total reach for 2017 is 6,000 students.

The program is designed and coordinated by the National Strategy Unit, Ministry of Finance, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the State Education Department. The program is implemented by StartupMalaysia.org.

The program will be held as follows:

Day/Date : Friday 19 May 2017

Time : 9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue : Blue Ocean Entrepreneurs Township (BOET),
Borneo744, Jalan Semangat, Pending Industrial Estate,
Bintawa, 93450 Kuching, Sarawak

Block B: Media Registration
Block A: Launching


GPS Location
GPS Location: 1.571695, 110.401846


Program

9.30 am : Arrival of Media & Invitees
Coding@Schools Recap Class Session

10.15 am : Arrival of Secretary General of Treasury,
YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Irwan Serigar bin Abdullah

: Doa Recital

: Welcoming Remarks by Borneo744 Project Oversight Committe Chairman,
YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Amar (Dr) Haji Abdul Aziz bin Dato Haji Husain

: Introduction of Event (Borneo 744 and Coding@Schools) by the Director of National Strategic Unit,
YBhg. Datuk Dr. Aminuddin bin Hassim

: Speech by Secretary General of Treasury,
YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Irwan Serigar bin Abdullah

: Gimmick and Launching Video

11.05 am : Photo Session

11.10 am : Walkabout Coding@School

11.45 am : Press Conference Coding@Schools

12.00 pm : Lunch


You are cordially invited to send your reporter and photographer/cameraman to cover the event.

Source : StartupMalaysia.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Name : Shaz Lina
Tel : 016-7171 709
Email : shazlina@startupmalaysia.org

-BERNAMA



 
 
 

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