A 10-day pilot program aims to equip youth with IT programming and coding skills for students to be employable in the future. The program serves 55 students, grade 10-12 and is implemented during October 15 – November 3, 2019. Ideathon presentation is on November 9, 2019 where students are teamed up in 11 teams and present their concepts and ideas. There are five judges include one from JA, two from Thai Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and two from Thai-Nichi Institution of Technology. Three team winners receive prizes in cash from Samsung.
This program consists of 4 modules and are taught in total of 10 days with six hours per day learning experience.
The four modules are:
- Scratch 1,2, and 3 with sensor board (4 days)
- Arduino (2 days)
- Rurple (2 days)
- C programming language (2 days)
Text books, board Arduino and sensor board are provided for all students and instructors.