Introduction to coding

Computers are ubiquitous in modern life. You're probably carrying one with you now in your phone and in your bank card.

Understanding how computers work gives people:

  1. confidence when things go wrong with technology;
  2. understanding of issues such as personal data privacy;
  3. the ability to determine the suitable technology to use to solve problems.

Understanding how to control computers:

  1. gives people a more powerful toolset than standard software;
  2. helps develop problem analysis skills;
  3. opens up a wide range of careers.

Programming is now an important skill beyond being a computer programmer, and is useful for anyone dealing with any kind of data or communication, from accountants to zoologists.

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Ready? Great. Then let's get started with what learning to code gives you.