The Coding Circle: game development courses for kids
The Coding Circle, the professional coding academy launched in Dubai with the aim to teach kids and adults the new universal language, computer programming, has begun accepting students for its programming courses. These courses aim to teach participants to play, modify or build their own games by writing lines of code.
There are two sets of courses:
Python: Children will gain the basic understanding and knowledge of Python, a powerful language used by sites like YouTube and Dropbox. Students will have a deep insight into game design which can then be complemented by a game development course.
Lua: Children will gain the basic understanding and knowledge of Lua, a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language.
Intro to Games Development:
About the academy:
The Coding Circle is a tech education company that offers an educational road map for students to develop expertise in programming: web, games and mobile application development. The Coding Circle started with a pilot course in the summer of 2014 and since then, over 100 students have taken at least one of the courses offered by the tech education company. The curriculum, designed for children aged 7 and above, is divided into courses that build on each other and each course has defined learning goals. Coding Circle classes are fun, collaborative and project-focused taught by experienced programmers. Their current operational regions are Dubai and Amman (Jordan) and their partners are Facebook, Google, Cisco, and Uber. Besides offering courses at The Bureau Dubai. The Coding Circle also works with local schools in the UAE to offer after school programs.