On Saturday the 21st of September 2019, Bahrain Polytechnic hosted the first Coder Dojo workshop in Bahrain, where the free programming workshops are geared for young people between the ages of seven and seventeen, offering workshops such as designing applications, websites and games.
Coder Dojo is a foundation that has been established with the aim of giving young people the skills needed for a modern world and to provide a supportive environment for them to grow in, and in the Kingdom of Bahrain, a group of entities and volunteers have gathered to support this initiative by hosting, organizing and delivering workshops.
Sh. Faye Al Khalifa, Head of the Commercial and Community Initiatives at Bahrain Polytechnic, stated that hosting such initiatives comes as part of the institution’s commitment towards community education and empowering the community with knowledge and skills that are essential to progress towards social and economic wellbeing.
The workshops will be held on the third week of every month, and the next scheduled workshop will be taking place at Bahrain Polytechnic on Saturday, 19th of October 2019 and shall cover building applications. Registration and volunteering inquiries should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.