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What is the DCU IOE Hour of Code Project?

The DCU IOE Hour of Code Project is aimed at DCU B.Ed students. The students have the opportunity to facilitate an Hour of Code in a Primary school. Once students have identified the class that they will carry out the lesson with, they will register through an online form and confirm that they have got permission from the class teacher and school principal.

The Hour of Code lessons carried out in schools by the students will focus on the use of Minecraft Tutorials available at

What is the Hour of Code?

The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week in the United States but you can host an Hour of Code all year-round…more

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