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Amazon Pumps More Than a Half Million Dollars into Coding Education in Canada

Aug 2, 2018

DONATING TO CODE: Amazon has donated $525,000 to Canada Learning Code, a nonprofit that seeks to teach people digital literacy skills.

Melissa Sariffodeen, CEO of Canada Learning Code, tells EdSurge that the funds will be used for three main initiatives for K-12 learners: an annual week-long event to celebrate coding in Canada, the development of a national framework for computer science education and the Code Mobile, a traveling truck that aims to bring coding to kids. She adds that while there are Code Mobiles across Canada, the money will specifically support the one based in Vancouver.

Edtech Business

Amazon Pumps More Than a Half Million Dollars into Coding Education in Canada

Aug 2, 2018

DONATING TO CODE: Amazon has donated $525,000 to Canada Learning Code, a nonprofit that seeks to teach people digital literacy skills.

Melissa Sariffodeen, CEO of Canada Learning Code, tells EdSurge that the funds will be used for three main initiatives for K-12 learners: an annual week-long event to celebrate coding in Canada, the development of a national framework for computer science education and the Code Mobile, a traveling truck that aims to bring coding to kids. She adds that while there are Code Mobiles across Canada, the money will specifically support the one based in Vancouver.

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