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Audax boosts Technology Education with Code School for Children



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In a bid to sustain technology growth in Nigeria, Audax Solutions is organizing its annual Summer Code School training for primary and secondary students aged 6 – 19 years in Lagos. The training which is in two batches commences from August 3rd – 28th August and 31st August – 25th September in 2015. Code School is an initiative of Audax Solutions to provide in-depth introduction to computer programming skills based on the fundamentals of web and mobile apps development.

The Audax Code School was launched in 2013 to bridge the opportunity divide between African children and their age mates around the world through high quality Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. Participants will learn how to create animations, build programing blocks with Scratch, as well as HTML (the Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (cascading Style Sheets) which are core technologies for building web pages. The program won the Google Rise Awards in 2014 for promoting computer science education amongst underserved students in Nigeria.

In an interview with Emeka Onyenwe, Chief Executive Officer, Audax Solutions, he said “Our method of teaching inspires creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving which translates visually. We encourage programming classes for students to help them realize they can change and empower the society, access connections to the Google Rise Community and also get certificates from Google when they successfully complete the Scratch Course”.

Onyenwe added that Audax plans to train 100 – 500 students during the one-month Code Camp, raise funds from the public, private organizations and individuals to offer scholarships to public schools, orphanages and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) like the Lindy’ Gems Foundation, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), Lagos State Motherless babies Home, The Arrow of God Orphanage and Gbara Community College, Lekki. There is an automatic offer and opportunity for another student to learn for free, every time one student pays for the Code School training, he explained.

Furthermore, Audax Code School has over the years, developed partnerships with experienced trainers who are capable of teaching relatively complex concepts and handling groups of school-aged children while providing one-on-one focus and attention. The Code Club also provides fun, creativity and learning through exploring with the understanding that computers are tools you can make do what you want, and not the other way around.

Audax Solution Limited is an accredited training, assessment, e-learning solutions company with a 150 seating state-of-the-art training facility to meet all training needs. Audax recently developed an e-learning software called StudyNET (Africa’s e-learning marketplace) to promote and encourage learning from anywhere in the world.

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For more information and details about how you can be part of the up-coming Code School ‎training, call Vivian on 08038847295, 09095328336 or e-mail [email protected], and you can also join the online community on and follow on Twitter and Instagram @AudaxNigeria.

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  1. Bimbo Adeleke

    June 24, 2015 at 2:04 pm

    Finally, we are on the right path for the future generations in Nigeria… so we too can now develop software for the rest of the world to use. kudos Audax Solutions!!

  2. mike

    June 24, 2015 at 3:45 pm

    Sounds like “tech fun” for the kids this summer .great one you guys

  3. Grace Amada

    June 24, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    News like this makes me happy. Some people are hustling to better the future of this country and some other people are thinking of wardrobe allowance. This is the kind of thing to support. I heard Emeka on Inspiration FM this morning, i must say that am very impressed. Keep up the good work Audax.

  4. Thelma

    June 24, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    Weldone Audax.

  5. tunmi

    June 25, 2015 at 1:54 am

    Yayyyy. I’m bookmarking this to eventually volunteer.

  6. Ides of March

    June 25, 2015 at 4:16 am

    This is a wonderful development!

  7. Juddymak

    June 25, 2015 at 6:47 am

    I swear, IT is the way to go now, with world globalisation we need to expose our growing ones that may not have this opportunity naturally through a scheme such as this….Good job AUDAX. Keep it up. you have our full support

  8. Bello Lawal

    June 25, 2015 at 11:56 am

    Ideas and concepts of this nature needs the full support of the Federal and state government so that our future generations (children) can have the opportunity to compete with the rest of the world

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