An after school club for younger students to come together to enhance, grow and explore their passion for technology. It is meant for students who have little to no experience with programming. They will explore Scratch, Lego Robotics, Python and a variety of other languages and electronics. This gives these aspiring coders and programmers a chance to explore their passion in these programming languages.
Requirements: A laptop that can connect to Wii-fi. No prior coding experience required. (Matamoe hub does have the facility to provide a device upon request and prior arrangement for use in class)
Students in Years 4 – 9
Tutor: Kristopher and Brianna
Wednesday 3:30pm – 5pm
4 August – 1 October 2021
Thursdays 3:30 – 5pm
5 August – 1 October 2021
An after school club for students who have some coding experience to come together to enhance, grow and explore their passion for technology.
Saturdays: 10:30 – 12:30pm
Saturdays: 1pm – 3pm
7th August – 25 September
Tutor – Kristopher
Kristopher graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a bachelor’s degree in Computing. He was employed by FDM, an IT consultancy firm based in the UK, and was placed to Hong Kong and Shang Hai Bank (aka HSBC) for more than three years. Due to the nature of the job as an IT consultant, he has extensive experience in different IT areas including business intelligence solution architect, fintech adoption, system modeling, data analytics, web development, artificial intelligence.
Through his work Kristropher has achieved three months of intensive training in Java, SQL, web development, and alongside training in BI and Cloud Solutions. He has close to a decades experience in programming, a great understanding of coding principles and proper coding practice.
Outside of the world of IT Kristopher also has four years of experience in tutoring. He was a part-time tutor at the Hong Kong Education Service Centre where he mainly taught programming, mathematics, English, Chinese, Basketball, Dancing, and Magic. He has good experience in working with children and assisting them in understanding and working with complex concepts using interesting but accurate metaphors.
Tutor – Brianna
Brianna is working towards a Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics at Victoria University. Passionate about maths from a young age she picked up programming while at Intermediate School. Since, Brianna has gained experience in a broad range of programming languages, including Java, Python, ChucK, and HTML/CSS, among others. She has also participated in both the New Zealand Programming Contest and the New Zealand Informatics Competition multiple times.
Brianna is also an experienced Kids Church Leader. A role that involves teaching, facilitating games, and engaging the kids in small-group discussion. Brianna really enjoys helping kids to explore new ideas and watching them learn.
There is a class size limit of 15 students. If your registration is received after we have reached this limit you will be automatically added to a waitlist. A member of the Matamoe Hub team will be in touch to advise.