What we learnt from a day at coding school

From next year, all upper primary pupils will take coding enrichment classes. The Straits Times tech journalist Lester Wong took a trial lesson to find out what kids can expect.

The last time I had anything to do with coding was in school nearly 15 years ago, when I was 14 and not much older than the upper-primary pupils who will have to take 10 hours of coding classes next year.

It did not go well. I had to use the Adobe Flash programming language and create an animation of a cartoon fox popping out of a hole. I ended up causing the fox's face to disintegrate as it struggled to escape the terrible gravity of the black hole.

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