Canada Learning Code brings Teens Learning Code program to Halifax

The Halifax Chapter of Canada Learning Code kicking off 2019 by bringing Teens Learning Code programs to Halifax. The inaugural workshop, set for Jan. 12 at Volta Labs, offers participants an introduction to artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Teens Learning Code workshops are open to teens aged 13 to 17 and are designed for female-identified, trans, and non-binary youth. Registration space is still available for those wanting to start the new year off by trying something new and fun.

The launch of Teens Learning Code in Halifax will add to the 70 workshops Canada Learning Code Halifax Chapter has hosted for ladies, kids, and teachers since the chapter was founded in 2013. To date, 120 volunteer mentors have help learners code for 16,852 hours, fostering a robust digital skills and innovation culture across Nova Scotia.

Throughout 2019 the Teens Learning Code program will offer workshops in Halifax on artificial intelligence and machine learning, website building with HTML and CSS, or building browser extension with JavaScript. Workshops provide beginner-friendly, hands-on learning coding and technology experiences. In addition to learning how to code, workshops empower teens to develop problem solving skills and learn how to turn ideas into reality, all while gaining insight to what a future in technology could look like and much more.

Canada Learning Code’s workshops offer 4:1 ratio of learners to mentors at every experience, thanks to support from the technology and startup communities in Halifax.

Upcoming Teens Learning Code workshops scheduled for 2019 include:

·        Jan. 12: Intro to AI and Machine Learning

·        Feb. 23: Intro to Browser Extensions with JavaScript

·        April 13: WordPress and Blogging

Find out more about the Teens Learning Code Halifax launch and future workshops in Halifax at halifax.canadalearningcode.ca.

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