Winning team of secondary students from Malaysia selected by Malaysian Computing Challenge, which is supported by MDEC.
As many as 350,000 school students already impacted by the initiative, says MDEC.
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Economic sector is poised to create more new opportunities and jobs.
Secondary school kids in Malaysia to be exposed to coding via Design Technology/Comp Science Computational thinking methodology as part of teaching tool kit expands to more teachers
From helping ingrain computational thinking into school curriculum, to its Digital Ninjas programme and more, MDEC's #mydigitalmaker initiative is beginning to move the needle.
Winners receive recognition for coding, robotics, app development, engineering design and computational thinking.
At BETT Asia 2017, the Malaysian education minister spoke about preparing our children for their future.
MDEC moves to identify and nurture talent through the Digital Tech Career Awareness Programme and Mobile Apps Competition.
While parents can look forward to computational skills being part of the national education curriculum from January 2017, MDEC is already looking to enhance the computing skills of students with its Maker Movement, writes Karamjit Singh.