Free virtual coding programmes
Amazon supports students, teachers and parents with free computer science programmes during COVID-19, the growing list of resources is below.
Secondary aged content: Join Amazon Future Engineer and fly drones, design smart cities and create chatbots with Python. Access 20 hours of free content, these resources use a Python Programming Platform, exploring ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ themes, plus a moderated forum and handy FAQs. Students can earn experience points for completing the work and earn badges when they unlock skills.
Primary aged content. We have collaborated with non-profit organisation Code.org to create Hour of Code: Dance Party, an interactive dance-themed online coding tutorial that gives students the opportunity to build their computer science skills and have some fun coding characters to dance to songs from leading artists.