EURid, the .eu and .ею Registry, Participates In CodeWeek For Second Year Running
For the second year running, EURid is happily participating in CodeWeek 2017. Aiming to make an even larger impact, EURid will build upon last year’s efforts with even more workshops and interactive sessions for children to take part in, all in an effort to teach them the fundamentals of coding and programming.
“As we live in an increasingly digital world, we realize the huge impact that coding and programming has, and will have, on today’s youth moving forward,” comments Giovanni Seppia, EURid’s External Relations Manager explains. “Through CodeWeek, we have the opportunity to educate, empower, and prepare youth by providing a foundation of skills and knowledge that will add value to their growth and development.”
EURid’s participation in CodeWeek 2017 includes serveral workshops such as:
- Two half day sessions with both basic and advanced programming sessions and coding presentations for high school students at the European Gravitational Observatory in Pisa
- A full day workshop divided into two sessions on programming with Scratch for elementary school students at the Solna Public Library in Sweden
- Two half day sessions on programming with Baltie or SketchUp in addition to Lego MINDSTORM robots for both elementary and high school students at the National Technical Library in Prague
- A ‘train the teacher’ session at EURid’s Belgian office and programming session on Scratch for elementary school students at Sint-Jozef in Vilvoorde.
CodeWeek 2017 will take place from 7 – 22 October 2017. Follow EURid’s CodeWeek journey through Twitter (@EUregistry) and Facebook (EUregistry), using the hashtag #codeEU.
EURid is the not-for-profit organisation that operates the .eu and .ею top-level domains, following a tender process and appointment by the European Commission. EURid works with over 700 accredited registrars and provides support in the 24 official EU languages. As part of its ongoing commitment to data security, EURid has been certified for the ISO27001 security standard since 2013. EURid is also registered by the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), which is an expression of its environmental commitment. EURid has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and regional offices in Pisa (Italy), Prague (the Czech Republic) and Stockholm (Sweden). More information at: http://www.eurid.eu.
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