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.