The African Digital Schools Initiative (ADSI) team in Kenya has been trained on enhancement of 21st Century Skills through coding.
The training, facilitated by iEARN saw the team introduced to the Arduino environment and kit and as well text based coding using Arduino and Scratch technologies.
The teams will now commence training of School Based Coordinators of the ADSI Project who will train teachers in their respective schools and in term pass it on to students.By the end of the training and school visits for monitoring progress, 800 teachers will have benefited from the training.
This will see coding clubs created in the schools as well as projects to be presented at the Young Scientists Kenya Annual Exhibition and the African Union Innovating Education in Africa Expo.
This training is among other activities in the ADSI Programme which seeks to transform the whole school way of functioning by integrating ICTs in teaching and learning.