It's official. The BBC gets behind 'making and coding' for schools and families, writes Tony Parkin
The 'will they, won't they' debate over the BBC launching a major initiative to support a new generation of coders has been resolved at last. A packed crowd at the recent Edmix session at Hackney College (Thursday November 7) heard that 2015 will definitely be the Year of Making and Coding at the BBC, although there are few details available yet.
The informal confirmation came from the BBC's innovation 'guru' Howard Baker and amplified the curiously low-key announcement back in October on the BBC's own news website — "BBC plans to help get the nation coding"