At Wirebox, we firmly believe in nurturing young talent and fostering a passion for coding from an early age. We are thrilled to announce our upcoming coding competition, in collaboration with a prominent local school – Parmiters, where students will have the opportunity to showcase their web development skills and engage in a friendly challenge.
This exciting event aims to inspire the next generation of programmers, encouraging their creativity and problem-solving abilities. Read on to learn more about the competition, our partnership with the school, and why we are so enthusiastic about hosting this event.
The challenge? Design and develop a web application that presents random questions for users to answer. The application will then need to provide an instant score at the end of the quiz and will include a grading system. This fun and interactive project will encourage participants to think critically, apply their coding knowledge, and unleash their imagination.
The coding competition will be held on the 19th July at Parmiters, working with 4-5 groups of their year 10 students. The competition will give the students an excellent platform to test their coding skills that they have been learning at school.
Collaboration with Parmiters
We are delighted to partner with Parmiters, renowned for its commitment to fostering educational excellence and supporting students’ holistic development. The competition came to life after one of the Year 10 students completed a week of work experience with us and really enjoyed their time learning and working with the team.
By teaming up with this amazing school, we aim to reach out to a diverse range of aspiring young coders, inspire them to explore the world of web development, and provide them with an enriching experience that goes beyond traditional classroom settings.
Why We Are Doing It
At Wirebox, we firmly believe in empowering the youth and promoting STEM education. By organising this coding competition, we aim to achieve several important objectives:
Coding is an art that allows individuals to bring their creative ideas to life. By providing students with the opportunity to design and develop their own web application, we hope to foster their imagination and unleash their creative potential.
Developing Problem-Solving Skills
Web development requires logical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail. Through this competition, participants will face challenges and learn to overcome obstacles, enhancing their critical thinking skills in the process.
Inspiring Career Exploration
By engaging with young students and igniting their interest in coding, we hope to open their eyes to the vast array of career opportunities in the field of web development. This competition could potentially be a stepping stone for those considering a future in technology.
Participating in a coding competition can boost students’ confidence, as they witness their ideas come to life and receive recognition for their hard work. This positive experience can pave the way for future personal and professional growth.
As our society becomes increasingly reliant on technology, it is crucial to equip the younger generation with the necessary skills to thrive in a digital world. The coding competition hosted by Wirebox and Parmiters aims to ignite a passion for web development, nurture young talent, and inspire students to pursue careers in technology. We are excited to witness the web applications that students will create!
If you have any questions or would like more information about the competition, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected].