A Coding & Mindfulness programme in Rural South Africa with ScottieGo!

Background

In 2022, three schools in Khuma, North West province, implemented a mindfulness and coding afterschool

programme for selected students in Grade 5-7.

The program caters to 747 learners in three different primary schools in Khuma township,

namely, Nkululekweni primary school, Hata butle primary school and Khuma primary school.

Each school has an assigned facilitator from the Breteau Foundation, that implements the program.

 

 

The Solution

A class of 30 is equipped with 10 Scottie Go Coding Kits and 10 tablets. The tablet is loaded with the FREE app, that requires no data to play the coding game.

Scottie Go! Edu coding for kids, features hours of fun and learning by solving challenges and quests that require creativity to allow Scottie to fix his spaceship and return home

The Benefits

Scottie Go! Is a perfect board game that teaches learners the foundations of computer programming. It helps them improve their analytical, teamwork, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and logical¬†skills.¬†Since the implementation of Scottie Go! The educators reported an increase in the learner’s math grades. The math’s average increased by 36.3%.

 

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