Educational Project of Belarus Hi-Tech Park and Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus

New Teachers Joined Scratch Community

44 teachers joined the Belarusian Scratch community due to a special online course Scratch for Beginners.


The course was developed in the Hi-Tech Park for teachers and students majoring in pedagogy who have no experience in Scratch.


198 teachers registered for the course (from December 8, 2017 to January 8, 2018).

44 teachers passed all tests (22%), including:

  • 95 people took test #2, 80 (84%) people passed it;
  • 65 people took test #3, 65 (100%) people passed it;
  • 62 people took test #4, 56 (90%) people passed it;
  • 50 people took test #5, 48 (96%) people passed it;
  • 47 people took the final test, 44 (94%) people passed it.

19 teachers scored 10 out of 10 for the final test.

8 teachers received the maximum achievable score – 31.

The participants of the course share their impressions below:

Alla: "The course has been very useful to me. I wanted to start working with Scratch long ago but did not have the necessary skills. Now I can do that. I would like to deepen my knowledge."  

Olga: "I like the idea of an online course; it saves time immensely. I recommend the course to all teachers who want to master Scratch. I am grateful to the organizers!" 

Natalia: "I have received structured knowledge backed up by practice. I managed to grasp a huge piece of information about Scratch."

The course will be open again on January 15, 2018 года.

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