Jersey Coders is an on-island after-school coding club for teenagers, year 7+ (age 11+) The volunteer run club meets on a Wednesday evening in term time at the Hub.
Digital skills aren’t just about coding and there’s a great online site that’s been launched by the Duke of York. iDEA is all about learning and inspiring digital enterprise and youngsters can register for free and earn badges.
There are a huge number of coding courses/platforms and apps suitable for young learners and many of them are free. We’ve pulled together some of the best we’ve seen. The list isn’t exhaustive so if we’ve missed a great one let us know. Digital Jersey obviously doesn’t endorse these courses, but hopefully you can check them out, have some fun and learn to code:
Probably one of the best known with some FREE coding resources suitable for kids and adults. Codeademy covers: Making a website, learn Java, HTML & CSS, PHP, Python and many more.