Learn to code

The QUT Young Accelerators program is excited to invite you to our latest free self-guided learning resource Fundamentals of Python using Turtle. Python is a common programming language and this introductory workshop is a great way for high school students in years 8-10 to start coding.

What will you learn?

Coding is a vital 21st century skill for anyone interested in working in a range of careers such as digital technologies, engineering, business, and even education. Once you understand the fundamentals of coding you can start to solve all sorts of problems. With more practice you could also get creative with making video games, solving maths problems and programming machines!

Facilitated by QUT STEM Ambassadors you will learn:

  • Python coding fundamentals using Turtle
  • About coding building blocks like functions and variables
  • Pseudocode and troubleshooting tips
  • Career and course information for future coders

You will then have all the skills needed to undertake some creative challenges.

This self-guided session is approximately one hour and best suited for students in high school (years 8-10) who don't have any prior coding experience.

To make the best of this resource you will need access to a computer and the ability to install software. Instructions to download Python will be provided on the accompanying Padlet. Register and download the resource below and get coding!

Register

To access Fundamentals of Python using Turtle register here.

Get in touch

If you have any questions, comments or feedback about this online workshop or any of our other programs, we'd love to hear from you.