Microsoft Bangladesh will organise computer coding for local schoolchildren to teach them the basics of programming at the ongoing BASIS SoftExpo in the city.
As part of the initiative, Microsoft Bangladesh will host a two-hour workshop titled “Coding for Kids” tomorrow at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.
The event is open for all school-going kids from Grade 1 to Grade 8.
Tarana Halim, state minister for Posts and Telecommunications, will attend the programme as the chief guest.
Around 400 children from different schools are expected to participate in the workshop that will run from 10:30am to 12:30pm while Wellington Perera of South East Asia New Markets would be present as speaker.
In her address, Microsoft Bangladesh Managing Director Sonia Bashir Kabir said: “We are inviting school students and urging their parents to bring their kids to the coding workshop on Friday.”