Forget traditional enrichment classes to learn ballet or play the piano. More children are being sent for computational thinking and coding lessons as parents increasingly see the value in starting them early in a manpower-hungry industry.
Another company looking to capitalise on the nation’s Smart Nation push is Jules Ventures. The start-up launched its first product, School of Fish, for pre-school children in kindergarten this month.
We were at the launch of the world’s first complete computational thinking curriculum – School of Fish! Proudly brought to you by Jules Ventures, the School of Fish curriculum aims to revolutionise pre-school education and child development by introducing Computational Thinking principles. Check out www.jules.sg for more details on how you can get involved.
Singapore, 3 February 2016 – Computers and computing devices are deeply embedded in our daily lives. Computing advances like Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Everything continue to revolutionize the way we live and work. A key skill of the future will be the ability to integrate human creativity and insight with machine computing power. Savvy countries are spending billions to transform themselves into Smart Nations with citizens proficient in the logic and language of computers.