Online courses

 

Can’t make it to a physical workshop? No problem. These free MOOCs have been designed to make the DST journey accessible to everyone, wherever you are. Or maybe you’ve already attended a workshop, and want to take your next steps in a supported coding environment? You can enroll now, just click on the links below!

 

Teaching Programming to Young Learners

Are you a teacher or guardian of young children and wonder how to teach them the 21st century language? This free 90-minute workshop is just what you’re looking for!

  • Self-paced mode
  • Effort: about 4 to 6 hours of your time
  • Final exam: no
  • Languages: English & French
  • Record of achievement delivered at the end? No

Teens Get Coding!

You’re aged between 12 and 17, you enjoy using software and wonder how you could start creating your own? This online course is for you! And if you’ve never done any programming before – no problem – this is the place to start. All you need is some free time and a bit of curiosity. 

This course is also available online on openSAP:

  • Self-paced mode
  • Effort: about 6 hours of your time
  • Final exam: no
  • Languages: English & French
  • Record of achievement delivered at the end? No

Get Coding with Snap!

Join this free online course and get started with computer science, with thanks to Snap!, a blocks-based open source programming language that helps to make programming fun for everyone. This course is for anyone interesting in learning about computer programming (no matter what age or level) and school teachers with an interest in computer science.

  • Available anytime in self-paced mode (without exams or certificate at the end).
  • Effort: about 8 hours
  • Final exam: No
  • Course language: English
  • Record of achievement delivered at the end? No

Design Your First App with Build

Do you enjoy using apps on your mobile phone, or playing video games? Maybe you’ve wondered how their creators made them? Maybe you even have an idea for creating an app yourself, but have no idea where to start? Especially designed for young people interested in technology but with little or no development experience, this free open online course will help you get started with designing and developing apps and software - as well as developing your own “Design Thinking”. 

  • Self-paced mode
  • Effort: about 2-4 hours per week
  • Final exam: No
  • Course language: English
  • Record of achievement delivered at the end? No

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