On four days from December 26th to 29th, Microsoft YouthSpark scholarship recipients volunteered to support the Hour of Code Program for students at Nguyen Tat Thanh secondary school. Hour of Code is a program that introduces Computer Science to students. It is designed for all ages to learn basic skill. The program helps students practice to skill, logic and creativity.

By developing these skills early, students will have a foundation for success in a 21st-century career.

Nguyen Thi Hoai (a student from Ha Noi University of Science and Technology) instructs a 6th grade student during “Hour of Code”.

To support Code. Org and the Hour of Code campaign, Microsoft will host thousands of programming events for young people across 60 countries. During Computer Science Week, there will be 700 free events hosted by Microsoft stores all over the world.microsoft.com/youthsparkprograms

The 6th grade students at Nguyen Tat Thanh School show their interest in programming.

Students can register directly at the Microsoft store through the following link: microsoft.com/youthsparkprograms

In addition to programming events and the latest tutorials, Microsoft has also received much praise from teachers for the Minecraft Education edition – the full-featured version brings the magic of Minecraft into the classroom with better role-playing and plans for a long-term lesson plans. Join the Programming Class at: http://code.org/minecraft

For more information: https://hourofcode.com/vn and https://hourofcode.vn/