Apple updates its education programs for coding
What you need to know
- Apple has updated its coding education programs.
- It is announcing new Develop in Swift and Everyone Can Code curricula.
- It is also starting a new Develop in Swift professional learning course.
Apple has today announced brand new updates to its coding education programs.
In a press release (opens in new tab) the company stated:
Apple's Susan Prescott said:
Apple says it has enhanced its Develop in Swift and Everyone Can Code curricula, geared towards high school and higher education students, teaching both Swift and Xcode. The new Develop in Swift curriculum has been "completely redesigned" based on educator input, and includes four new books; "Develop in Swift Explorations," "Develop in Swift AP CS Principles," and "Develop in Swift Fundamentals," which are all live today, and "Develop in Swift Data Collections," which will be available this fall." These are all free on Apple Books.
Apple has also released the next set of books in the Everyone Can Code curriculum, offering more advanced opportunities to build with Swift. Apple is also adding new guides to its remote learning resources to help parents with kids learning to code at home.
You can read the full press release here. (opens in new tab)
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