EU Code Week 2018 is happening right now.

From October 6-21st, kids and adults across Europe are participating in events and activities related to coding and digital literacy. According to the organisers of this grassroots initiative, “Learning to code helps us to make sense of the rapidly changing world around us, expand our understanding of how technology works, and develop skills and capabilities in order to explore new ideas and innovate.”

See this listing of events and activities in the Netherlands.

See this listing of events and activities across Europe.

Stichting NewTechKids, NewTechKids non-profit arm, is organising the ‘Rising Technologists’ Roadshow, a series of coding lessons taught during the school day in primary schools in Amsterdam Southeast, one of the city’s most disadvantaged communities. The Roadshow will visit 10 primary schools and reach approximately 500 students and their teachers.