Learn how you can train teachers to use the CAPS curriculum for coding and robotics in their classrooms

Africa Teen Geeks is a non-profit organization that provides computer science and robotics education to previously disadvantaged schools in Africa. Since 2014, the number of students they have reached has expanded rapidly throughout their years of operations. African Teen Geeks are the official partner of DBE, and have signed a five-year MoU with them. They’re … Read more

Coding and Robotics in South Africa

The Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has recently announced that the Coding and Robotics Curriculum for South Africa Grades R-3 and seven were piloted in schools nationwide. The DBE has developed a state-of-the-art digital platform has for the training of teachers. Orientation materials, lesson plans and coding programmes are available on this digital platform.

What is Coding and Robotics as a subject?

Coding and Robotics is a new subject introduced by the Department of Basic Education. It aims to prepare learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution by introducing technology, processes, and ways of thinking that allow them to live and work in a digitally-enabled society. 

coding and robotics in South Africa
Coding and Robotics in South Africa schools

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Macmillan Coding and Robotics Workshop for Foundation Phase

The new CAPS coding and robotics subject is aimed at guiding and preparing learners to solve problems, think critically, work collaboratively and creatively, and function in a digital and information-driven world. But how are you, the teacher, coping? Are you feeling lost when the term “coding and robotics” is used? Attend this popular workshop and get the uncertainty out of the way.

Dates: attend 23 or 25 August 2021

Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Cost: R250

For more information and to register, click HERE.

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Senior Phase Coding and Robotics

What is Coding and Robotics? The Coding and Robotics subject is central to function in a digital and information-driven world; apply digital ICT skills and transfer these skills to solve everyday problems in the development of learners. The subject studies the activities that deal with the solution of problems through logical and computational thinking. It … Read more

Intermediate Phase Coding and Robotics

What is Coding and Robotics? The Coding and Robotics subject is central to function in a digital and information-driven world; apply digital ICT skills and transfer these skills to solve everyday problems in the development of learners. The subject studies the activities that deal with the solution of problems through logical and computational thinking. It … Read more