NewTechKids is honoured to have been chosen to develop the agenda for the Erasmus+ sponsored program welcoming 50 Danish high school students to the Netherlands in early October. These students are studying business and retail at EUC Nordvest, a school which provides innovative vocational education in northern Denmark. During the 'Destination Amsterdam' visit, students (ages 16, 17 and 18) from EUC Nordvest, will learn how Dutch innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainability and culture are re-shaping the

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Education systems around the world are lagging behind in integrating technology education into their curriculum and teaching approaches. This is forcing proactive schools, teachers and parents to take matters into their own hands and seek out educational activities for children which are related to computer science, programming and technological literacy. NewTechKids should know! Here are some tips for deciding what types of computer science activities to consider: Tip: Know the difference between coding and programming

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Serendipity is a wonderful thing. A friend put me in touch with her friend who works at the International School of Amsterdam (ISA). She was organising a 'Get Inspired by Tech' event at the school as part of EU Code Week. Before I knew it, I was on the roster as a mentor, someone who would give 'lightening presentations' of 10-minutes to 100 sixth graders about careers, opportunities and experiences in technology. Grabbing the attention of adults is a

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