It may seem like the entire adult population is glued to their smartphone screens, but getting the next generation interested in the practical aspects of technology, in particular coding, has proved a roadblock to tackling the UK’s skills gap.
School leavers with skills in science, technology, engineering and maths are in short supply, and just 2pc of UK A-level students sit computing exams.
Which is why coding for kids has emerged as an in-demand area for start-ups. The mantra that “everyone can code” has been embraced all the way up to tech giants like Apple.
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