Race to the Top Coding and the University of Northampton

In the December 2015 edition of the Monitor magazine, the newsletter of The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT),  two items directly relevant to Northamptonshire were discussed.

On page 4 the Race to the Top Coding competition and its launch is discussed. This is really two competitions:

  • developing a Year 4-6 Scratch-based game on energy-efficiency in the school;
  • developing Year 9 mobile app on n energy-efficiency in the school.  

WCIT, along with Code Club, Northamptonshire County Council and The University of Northampton are partners in this project.


On page 5 some of the work and success of the Department of Computing and Immersive Technologies, University of Northampton is discussed.

To read more go to Monitor 



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