News

Power of Coding Sponsored by takealot.com

South Africa’s largest online retailer and #FriendofCode4CT, takealot.com, sponsored two Power of Coding workshops, hosting our learners at their Cape Town offices during a Data Science module and hosting the final showcase for our Grade 11 Front End Development and...

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Deloitte Digital Hosts Code4CT Learners

Consulting agency, Deloitte Digital has been a #FriendofCode4CT this year by providing curriculum on User Experience Design, teaching our learners, and hosting our learners at their Cape Town offices during a Front End Web Development module that took place during the...

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Networking skills land Holiday Internship at e-magination

Four of our learners landed the opportunity of a two week paid internship over school holidays. The experience pushed them to apply the skills they have learnt to business problems, as well as learn new skills such as AngularJS. This opportunity arose when one of the...

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Code for Cape Town Partners with takealot.com

In an effort to encourage young people to consider careers in technology fields, Code for Cape Town has partnered with takealot.com, South Africa’s largest online store, who opened its doors this week to host aspiring female coders for a three hour introductory coding...

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Thought space

Why learn to code?

Coding is in essence the ability to tell a computer what to do.  With the rise of smart phones, more and more of us carry around a little computer that can be programmed to do specific things through a coding language. Those of us who can speak code will be able to...

The start of a learning journey

On Monday morning, a group of 11 female students were met at the Woodstock train station by Code4CT teacher Ange Uwase holding a big sign: "Hi I'm Ange from Code4CT. Are you ready to learn to code?"The girls are all recent school-leavers who are interested in finding...

Why should I be fluent in code?

“When you become fluent with reading and writing, it’s not something that you’re doing just to become a professional writer. Very few people become professional writers. But it’s useful for everybody to learn how to read and write. Again, the same thing with coding....