Should We All Learn to Code?
“Everyone should learn to code.” We keep hearing and reading this sentence time and again over the past few years. Coding can be incredibly rewarding and many education experts refer to it as the new lingua franca, but is it really a 21st-century passport to success? To what extent can coding help bridge the existing skills gap and boost creativity in kids?
A primary school teacher, a journalist, an ICT and educational policy specialist and a university professor share their thoughts on whether or not it’s important for everyone, kids and adults, to be coders.