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History made as Kenya becomes the First African country to Teach Coding as a Subject in Schools

On August 5, the president of Kenya; Uhuru Kenyatta, officially announced the addition of Coding as a subject into its primary and secondary schools curricula. This landmark achievement makes Kenya the first nation in Africa to endorse the study of coding in schools.

The syllabus will be offered in Kenya and other 48 nations in the world by Kodris Africa, an online publishing company that equips learners with 21st Century skills.

This initiative reflects the country's vision to reevaluate digital innovation in education.

Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa is working with like -minded partners such as IamTheCode to provide digital literacy and coding skills to learners with visual impairment . This provides an opportunity for learners with visual impairment to be part of this historical milestone and enhance their employability and participation in the innovation and the development of a dynamic ICT sector. The future is bright for our learners.

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