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On April 8-9, the finals of the Programming in Scratch contest were held in Orsha.

The judges selected finalists of the Programming in Scratch contest.

The second stage of the Programming in Scratch competition started on March 25. This year, 481 school students from all regions of Belarus sent their projects to compete – 1.6 times as high as last year.

The Hi-Tech Park invites school students to participate in the Programming in Scratch competition!

After communicating with teachers and students, one cannot doubt the fact that the children are truly enjoying learning programming in Scratch within the framework of the educational project Programming is the New Literacy.

Since the very beginning of the academic year, there has been a serious struggle in the race for knowledge within the Programming is the New Literacy project. Each school student who decided to attend elective classes in Scratch received a personal Student Card from the Hi-Tech Park.

The Programming is the New Literacy project was launched in September 2016 when students of grades 3-6 started to study programming in Scratch as an elective. In January 2017, second-graders joined the community of young Scratchers.

After the Christmas holidays, 2nd-grade students at schools in Orsha, Lida, Novopolotsk, Baran, and Vitebsk started learning Scratch within the educational project Programming is the New Literacy.

In 2016, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus and the Hi-Tech Park launched a joint project Programming is the New Literacy. More than 100 teachers received special training in HTP, and over 1,500 school students are studying programming in Scratch.

dev.by, the largest Belarusian portal for IT professionals, named the Programming is the New Literacy project the Initiative of the Year.

On the eve of the New Year, winners of the open competition for school teachers – Scratch Master were determined in Orsha.

On November 3, 50 pairs of children's feet melted the snow in the Hi-Tech Park – we welcomed young programmers from Glubokoe and Dokshitsy.

On October 27, teachers who successfully completed the training course in Scratch received certificates.

Within the framework of the national educational project Programming is the New Literacy, a training course for Scratch teachers was launched in the HTP Educational Center on October 24.

Scratch classes in IT academy Compass in Orsha. Video.