1.  Coding Sensitizing Workshop for School Learners

Presenters: Dr Daniel Moeketsi (CSIR- Centre for High Performance computing); Dr Krishna Govender (CSIR- Centre for High Performance computing)
 
Programme:
8:00 - 09:00: Learners Arrival and Registration
9:00 - 09:30: Welcome and Introduction to CHPC Presentation (Dr. Daniel Moeketsi)
9:30 - 13:00: Dr Krishna Govender (CSIR); Dr Daniel Moeketsi (CSIR); Sakhile Mtshali(CSIR) and Zama Mtshali(CSIR)
 
Topics:
- Introduction to Scratch.
- Learning basics about the scratch interface and pellets.
- Basic animation of a character (Getting them to move).
- Stay within animation screen instead of pop out.
- Drawing shapes and learning about loops.
- Exercises.

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 15:30: NWU Engineering Insight
15:30: Departure