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Evangelizing the value of Cloud and enabling the digital transformation journey across organizations and opening up young minds to the world of STEM & Innovation

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Coding the future: The mission of Micro:bit SLUG

When you hear the name of the BBC, you’re likely picturing its award-winning documentaries, TV shows, and reputed news reporting. But what about a computer? They’re not the most famous of BBC’s creations, but it has produced a small number of cheap computers. The latest of these is the BBC Micro:bit. This is the computer, which the Micro:bit Sri Lanka User Group (Micro:bit SLUG) is using to introduce computing to Sri Lankan students. Read more

Building Sri Lanka’s young programmers, bit by bit

Winning an award for creating a digital dictionary while he was still in school has inspired Prabhath Mannapperuma to foster a legion of budding young programmers in remote corners of Sri Lanka. Read More

Empowering coders with CoderDojo Sri Lanka

With code, you can write your story with technology. If you can code, you can communicate your ideas via a computer program bringing it to life. With an already prevalent shortage of good developers and programmers, CoderDojo has taken it upon themselves to prepare and arm the next generation of programmers. Read More

Bridging the STEM Skills Gap in Sri Lanka

As technological advances become an integral part of our factories and work-spaces, a strong background in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) will be non-negotiable for workers seeking to improve their career prospects. While automated processes will make certain jobs obsolete, the need to implement and maintain automated systems will create a host of new high-paying opportunities. That is, if the next generation of workers has the skills to fill these vacancies. Read More

"If we want to get students interested in STEM, we need to start at an earlier age"

While automated processes will make certain jobs obsolete, the need to implement and maintain automated systems will create a host of new high-paying opportunities. That is, if the next generation of workers has the skills to fill these vacancies. Read More