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The young people who grow up today can be our first 'Innovation Generation' with the some of the world's most sought-after and highly-valued skills as world demand for computer science and computational thinking continues to accelerate. Read more about 'Australia's Innovation Generation' by downloading a copy of the book here.

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    Want to transform the world?

    Game-changing careers from design to education, science, health, arts, media, laws and business with the added boost of computer science. Next year's careers start here, in our FREE computer science careers guide.

    View the guide online or download today at

  • Want to make people‚Äôs lives better?

    Computational thinking and learning to code is the first step to building almost anything to solve almost any kind of problem. If you want a career that's creative, challenging, rewarding and sustainable, start coding now.

  • Want to learn how to code?

    This is the place to go. is a global movement that encourages young people around the world to start coding.

    Here you'll find a whole bunch of online tutorials and demonstrations to get you coding. Get started now.

    Check out >
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    Want to learn to code for free?

    CS First is a free program that increases student access and exposure to computer science (CS) education through after-school, in-school, and summer programs. All clubs are run by teachers and/or community volunteers.

    View the free programs here

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    Want to join a code club?

    Code Clubs are a national network of coding clubs in Australia & New Zealand that teach kids to code.

    To find a code club near you in Australia visit

    To find a code club near you in New Zealand visit

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    Want to learn computer science in your holidays?

    The National Computer Science School is open to Year 11 and 12 students during the summer holidays. It's an intensive ten-day course where students from across Australia learn computer programming and website development.

    The NCSS Summer School is held on campus in the School of IT at Sydney University. Why not enrol today?

    Visit >
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    Want to test your coding skills in the real world?

    If you've already studied programming at school you may be ready for Google Summer of Code. This is a global program that offers students real-life opportunities to write software for open source projects.

    So far Summer of Code has brought together 6,000 students and 3,000 mentors to work on real projects. You could be next.

    Check it out here >
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    Are you ready to code for your country?

    The Google Code Jam throws intense algorithmic puzzles at programmers from around the world. Last year, 45,000 programmers took part in the competition, which was won by a coder from Belarus.

    We think it's time for a local coder to show the world how good we are. Are you up for the challenge?

    Discover more here >
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    Did you know some of the world's first coders were women?

    Anita Borg devoted her adult life to encouraging and inspiring women to play active roles in creating technology and become leaders in their field.

    The Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is open to female students enrolled in full-time graduate and undergraduate Computer Science and Software Engineering courses in Australia and New Zealand. Do you know a student ready to join the great women of computer science?

    Read more here