The Air Force School in collaboration with Hindustan Times hosted the webinar for the first ever coding event of its kind for students, named ‘HT Codeathon’. The webinar was held on 29 August 2020 for classes VI & VII and on 30 August 2020 for classes VIII & IX.
The course aims at imparting knowledge and skills in various fields of computer technology like Intro to Website Development, Programming Basics, HTML basics, Programming Basics, Introduction to OOPS, Basic python programming and more. Their will be tests to ascertain the knowledge gained by the student and prizes can be won depending on the performance by the student.
The course will aim at enhancing critical and analytical skills, improve computational thinking, enhances the problem solving and logic building skills and make the students ready for future.
The webinar aimed to apprise the parents with the information on course structure, course fee, mode and medium to pay the fee for the course if any student wished to join the course. Joining the course is completely optional and at the discretion of parents and their wards.
Close to 100 students and their parents attended the webinar.
34 students from the classes VI- VIII have enrolled in the course.