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Celebrating International Women's Day: Webinar by Dr. Felienne Hermans on "Programming for all" (Limited seats)

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"Everybody should learn to program a computer because it teaches you how to think" - this quote by Steve Jobs is more relevant for children in today’s time than ever before.

If you’re curious about Programming and wondering why it is important for all kids to learn programming at an early age, then worry not, we have got you covered! Join us as we bring to you a FREE webinar on ‘Programming for All’ by Dr. Felienne Hermans - Creator of Hedy Programming Language, Author of "The Programmer's Brain" and Dutch Prize for ICT Research winner.

What you will learn:

  • How coding - along with Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic - is becoming a core literacy skill.

  • What are the best ways for your kids to get started on coding in a fun and creative way?

  • How can we empower more girls to go into coding? (We will also showcase student projects)

When and where:

Date: 14th March 2021 (Sunday)

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET (Central European Time)

Place: From the comfort of your home, the webinar will be live on Zoom

This event is free and open to all - Limited Seats - Register to reserve your seat here

About the speaker:

  • Felienne is an Associate professor at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science at Leiden University. She heads the PERL research group, focused on programming education. 

  • She also works at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam one day a week, where she teaches prospective computer science teachers.

  • Felienne is the creator of the Hedy programming language AND also one of the founders of the Joy of Coding conference, 

  • Felienne is the author of “The Programmer’s Brain” a book that helps programmers understand how their brains work and how to use it more effectively. 

  • In 2021, Felienne was awarded the Dutch Prize for ICT research.

Join the conversation with the #ChooseToChallenge, #JetLearn, #InternationalWomensDay #GenerationEquality and #IWD2021 twitter hashtags.

From 8-14th March 2021, JetLearn is celebrating International Women's Day where we have free classes for all girl students for this week and a 30.8% discount for all new girl signups and existing girl students signing up for 6+ months.

https://www.jet-learn.com/womensday

Get started with a private 1:1 coding class for your child