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There is always something new happening at CS in Schools. Over the past few months, we’ve started a pilot of a new industry project course, launched the programme nationally, and doubled the number of schools in our programmes. Stay informed by visiting our news and stories page to learn about the news as it breaks.

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CS in Schools Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

Dec 22, 2023

CS in Schools, a not-for-revenue charity focused on supporting schools, teachers and students in coding and Digital Technologies, today announced it has received a generous grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions. Through this grant, CS in Schools will expand into the primary schools sector, with a focus on underrepresented groups and lower socioeconomic areas. Megan Woff, CEO of CS in Schools says that ”Funding…

Summer Update 2022

Dec 22, 2022

It’s been a terrific final three months of 2022 for CS in Schools! Awards Night For those of you who didn’t have a chance, take a look at the full replay or the six minute highlight video from our 2022 CS in Schools Awards Night. The 2022 award winners were outstanding contributors to the programmes and you can learn more about them here. Impact in 2022 Our goal in 2022…

Awards Night 2022

Dec 14, 2022

We held a wonderful Awards Night on Wednesday, 30 November. Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating 2022 and, for those of you who were unable to attend, please find the replay below: We congratulate each of our deserving award winners: Thank you to Kristy Kendall, co-founder of CS in Schools and Principal of Toorak College, for hosting the evening, Alex Burke, CEO of Education Perfect, for an…

Spring Update 2022

Oct 24, 2022

It’s been another great year at CS in Schools! As many of you know, we’ve had the goal of doubling the number of schools that we support each year and we’re recently hit that goal for 2022. 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 Goal 128 64 32 16 8 CS in Schools 63 40 21 8 Education Perfect 9 Total 72 40 21 8 Australian Secondary schools in the CS in…

CS in Schools featured on Channel 7 news

Feb 15, 2022

The CS in Schools programme and our partner school McClelland College were featured on Channel 7 national news on Sunday. The story ran across Victoria, New South Wales, Canberra, Perth, and Tasmania with an estimated viewership of 1.3 million people. It ran again on the early bulletin on Monday morning across most of Australia. We’re excited to be getting the word out there about our programmes and engaging more schools…

Awards Night 2021

Dec 07, 2021

We had an amazing Awards Night on Wednesday December 1. For those who missed the celebration, here is a replay for your enjoyment: Congratulations to our award winners: School of the Year, Nightcliff Middle School in the NT Teacher of the Year, Dean Cove from Springside West Secondary College in Victoria Volunteer of the Year, Ben Taylor from Explosion Supporter of the Year, Student of the Year, Ella Striker…

Hugh Williams Recognised for Contributions

Nov 29, 2021

CS in Schools co-founder Hugh Williams was recognised twice last week for his contributions to CS in Schools and the tech industry broadly. Last Friday, Williams was elected by his peers as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. This year, 27 Fellows were admitted to the Fellowship that includes around 900 eminent Australians in the fields of technology and engineering. Others admitted this year include Professor…

Our 2021 Launch

Feb 03, 2021

We’re excited to be expanding CS in Schools nationally. In 2021, we are supporting schools across Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, and the Northern Territory, in addition to growing our successful Victorian programme. Overall, we are more than doubling the size of our programmes. CS in Schools will be supporting around 150 teachers at over 38 schools across Australia. Those teachers will be supported by more than 30 of our…

Changes to the Teaching Environment

Oct 05, 2020

This post is aimed at teachers who are teaching our materials in Term 4 2020. If you’re formally in our programmes, you should have received an email. We found out recently that’s classroom environment is being retired soon, and that we need to migrate our CS in Schools courses to the new “teams” environment. This post explains the details. What’s happened to classrooms? We can no longer use…


New Year 8 Coding Programme in Testing

Jul 16, 2020

More than 3,500 students from 21 schools have studied our Year 7 course. The students have learnt the fundamental of coding in the Python programming language, and created imaginative games as their capstone assignment. Schools and teachers in the programme have been asking: “What’s next?”. The answer is our new Year 8 course, which continues the journey of learning the fundamentals of coding, and gives students the building blocks they…