Episode #12: Should we be teaching kids to code?
The Green Room by Deloitte podcast
In a modern world dominated by software, has coding become the most important language of all? Or are we focusing on tech skills at the expense of all others…
How do we ensure the next generation is properly equipped to enter the future workforce, and make sure they’re not left behind?
This week we’re talking to experts representing both sides of the coding coin – in schools and in the workforce. Michael Kolawole, a Teach First computing ambassador and Head of Computing and Year Learning at ARK Kings Academy in Birmingham, and Sheree Atcheson, Consulting Inclusion Lead at Deloitte, will be sharing their views on how important coding really is.
Tune in to find out:
- Whether the next generation is really ready for the future
- Why Michael believes computational thinking is so important
- What Sheree is doing to tackle the lack of diversity in STEM
- Why Ethan aspires to be like Hermione Granger