Broadcaster launches a nationwide campaign for computer programming education.

This article titled “BBC would like to teach the world to code, in perfect harmony” was written by Jemima Kiss, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 8th October 2013 11.45 UTC

An ambitious nationwide technology initiative will encourage the public to take up computer programming, new BBC director general announced on Tuesday.

Reviving the spirit of its acclaimed 1980s home computer the BBC Micro, the corporation wants to address the UK’s technology skills shortage by inspiring both children and adults to explore computer science and creative technology.

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