March 1st, 2013
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(CNN) - Only 1% of kids leaving schools in developed countries understand coding, "and yet that is where a lot of the jobs are," said Frank Meehan, CEO of Kuato. "And kids understand that, they want to learn."

That point got more traction this week, as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg appear with a host of other internet stars talking about the importance of code education.

Kuato CEO explains how it teaches children the basics of coding.

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  1. slickrickmed

    Reblogged this on and commented:
    Well it's nice to be a part of that 1%.

    March 1, 2013 at 4:53 pm |
  2. Katie Robinson

    Who are the "kids"? If this means they're trying to implement coding classes into High School and/or Middle School, then that's a great idea! If I had realized how crucial it was going to be to have some type of knowledge about coding I would have done it. I didn't, so I went with my idea of what I wanted from college and missed that opportunity.

    March 1, 2013 at 6:08 pm |
  3. sunnydimber20

    we need to change our education system
    at least in india.
    Because point of view of an indian is more score in exam higer is knowledge .
    I am very dispoint with this concept.
    Also we want revolution in exam. I obsorved that many students got answers but they can't express , they are strugling with language.

    March 5, 2013 at 2:12 am |
  4. Longhorn Web Design

    Reblogged this on Longhorn Web Design.

    March 5, 2013 at 12:47 pm |
  5. Flores online

    Its a great idea

    March 14, 2013 at 1:51 am |
  6. chrismcintire

    Reblogged this on Chris McIntire.

    April 4, 2013 at 1:22 am |


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  8. mobile2

    Thanks for the info.

    June 24, 2013 at 5:47 pm |
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  10. Emmanuel Onyema

    Its a good idea to teach kid coding but most tenagers and youth don't know how to code. Do you know that Nigerians are one of the highest internet users in Africa but most internet users don't know anything about coding I suggest that these code tutorials for youth and tenagers especially Africans

    August 4, 2013 at 1:41 pm |
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    October 4, 2013 at 5:37 pm |
  14. Lembone Moussa

    Childreen teaching is good and i want to be a childreen teacher one day because teach a child mean that build a countrui

    October 13, 2013 at 12:47 pm |
  15. faceia muntufa

    Ok i will be on

    October 27, 2013 at 10:36 pm |
  16. Elrshied safi

    Iwhould like toinjoymy selfe with you on happy of land

    November 3, 2013 at 12:09 pm |

    I want to thank all of you for discusing the issue of coding.
    I have this undying passion for copmputer/internet.
    I can find my way arround the net 100%. But i want to know morethan browsing the internet when it comes to computer related.
    So please i will be glad if any of you can choose to mentor me.

    November 8, 2013 at 5:45 pm |
  18. Farotimi tajudeen yemi

    It is good for the parent to teach their children code from the beginning

    November 22, 2013 at 8:30 am |
  19. Nmezi Tobias

    these a real good idea"but i think it should be extend to the youth please'am a youth "a compuuter science student yet i don't knw hw to write a code and it gives me much concern?please let it be extended to nigeria pls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    December 1, 2013 at 1:16 pm |
  20. Reuben Tetteh

    please how can i get some to buy, am in Ghana

    December 15, 2013 at 12:26 pm |
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    "Only 1% of kids leaving schools in developed countries understand coding, "and yet that is where a lot of the jobs are," said Frank Meehan, CEO of Kuato. "And kids understand that, they want to learn.""

    So much money can be made in Computer programming. I believe that the schools are at felt. I believe they just don't understand it.

    February 1, 2014 at 6:46 pm |
  22. Steve

    I've worked in schools in S.E. Asia, basic html coding is a required subject for any science major. Not sure where these statistics came from but perhaps it's just a lack of interest or a minor talent not a major one ;)

    March 9, 2014 at 1:31 am |
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    April 14, 2014 at 2:20 pm |

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