Hour Of Code gets into the Malaysia Book of Records


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  • Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017

Education Ministry’s Technology Education Division director Zaidi Yazid (left) receiving the certificate from Malaysia Books of Records chief operating officer Christopher Wong (right). Looking on are (l to r) Chong, Education Ministry deputy secretary general Datuk Jamil Rakon and MDEC vice president for talent & digital entrepreneurship Sumitra Nair. — SIA HONG KIAU/The Star.

The Education Ministry and MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation) received special recognition from the Malaysia Book of Records for achieving the largest participation for Basic Computer Coding Programme.

The Hour Of Code campaign, held from Oct 30 to Nov 13, saw the participation of 80,037 students aged seven to 17 from 745 schools nationwide.

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