A plan for coding and robotics in Queensland state schools
Our world is changing more rapidly than at any other time with the influence of technology spreading to touch every aspect of our lives. Queensland children and young people are ready to engage in this exciting future.
We are preparing students for the jobs of the future and developing their skills in critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and innovation.
Premier’s Coding Challenge #digitalfuturesqld
Open to all Queensland students, the
Premier's Coding Challenge is an annual statewide initiative for state and non-state and home-educated students from Year 3 to Year 10. The coding challenge offers great prizes and an excellent opportunity for students to code an interactive and innovative digital solution to raise awareness of digital careers, predict possible digital futures and help Queenslanders by providing tips to improve readiness for the future digital world.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Premier’s Coding Challenge. The winners were announced by Assistant Minister Bart Mellish MP on behalf of the Premier and Education Minister Grace Grace at an award ceremony held at the Queensland Museum on 10 November 2021.
View the winners' video vignettes below.
Years 3 and 4—Scratch
Years 3 and 4—Open
Years 5 and 6—Scratch
Years 5 and 6—Open
Years 7 and 8—Open
Years 9 and 10—Open
Next wave—advancing education
Schools are resourcing technology labs, investing in the skills of their teachers and engaging students in learning using the technologies of coding and robotics. The next wave is about developing every student's digital literacy, skilling young coders, nurturing young innovators and creating young entrepreneurs.
To learn more about our #codingcounts initiatives in Queensland state schools, view the
#codingcounts animation and
#codingcounts supporting plan (PDF, 579KB).