Coding and Robotics Courses for Kids with Junior Engineers
Junior Engineers delivers fun, creative, engaging and educational programs in coding and robotics to provide children with the fundamental 21st century skills in digital technologies to set them up for future success in a world where technology touches every aspect of their lives.
Offering a range of after school, school holidays and online programs, Junior Engineers has flexible delivery options to suit the needs of our parents and students.
Junior Engineers was established in 2013 to meet the needs of a changing education industry and provide Australian children with access to quality technology education in today’s digital world where coding is becoming a fundamental skill alongside maths and reading.
Recognising that learning to code at an early age helps develop useful life skills while setting primary and high school students up for success in future careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) related industries, Junior Engineers was one of the first companies to offer programs in digital technologies education for children across Australia.
Partnering with industry experts with over 25 years of experience in STEM education, teaching computer programming in schools, universities, and the defence forces, our proprietary syllabus has been designed to equip school aged children with the understanding, knowledge and skills required in an ever-changing digital world.
Junior Engineers is also Australia’s exclusive provider of the world leading, online coding platform called CodeMonkey which teaches kids a real programming language through gamification, where no prior experience in coding is required.
Throughout a student’s journey with Junior Engineers, they will be able to imagine, create and develop – bringing to life robotic projects, video games, websites, wearable technology, and other wonderful digital creations their young minds come up with.
Junior Engineers has grown from strength to strength since its founding and now delivers over 75 classes per week at over 60 schools across QLD, VIC and NSW via a network of qualified and engaging instructors.
Why Students Love Junior Engineers’ Coding and Robotics Workshops
What Students Learn to Build
At Junior Engineers, students have the opportunity to build:
- video games
- robotic projects
- wearable technology
- new features and mods in Mincecraft
- and much, much more!
Programs on Offer
Junior Engineers offer the following programs:
At school programs
Delivered at participating schools either during or after school hours, Junior Engineers’ School Programs deliver the fundamentals in coding through to advanced programming and algorithms via a series of exciting, interactive and engaging courses in coding and robotics.
School Holiday programs
From coding basics, app development and websites to robotics, mechatronics and artificial intelligence Junior Engineers’ holiday workshops for primary and high school students have been designed to educate, entertain and inspire.
Via Junior Engineers’ award-winning, interactive and user-friendly online platform, students are able to undertake self-paced, at home learning that enables students to learn a real programming language through gamification, where no prior experience in coding is required.
The Skills Students Gain
Junior Engineers’ programs are designed to continually challenge and stimulate your child’s developing mind.
Delivered in a fun and engaging environment, your kids will learn:
- User input/output
- Advanced programming commands (variables, conditions, loops, IF statements, arrays etc.)
- Robot design, electronics and mechatronics principles
- Problem solving and critical thinking techniques
- Persistence and determination
Why choose Junior Engineers?
1. Pioneer of STEM Education for Aussie Kids
As a pioneer of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) education programs for children in Australia, Junior Engineers has taught 1000’s of students since inception, preparing and equipping them with the 21st century skills and knowledge to pursue careers in digital technologies related industries and future proofing them in a world where technology touches every aspect of their lives.
2. Number 1 Kids’ Tech Educator in Australia
With a 98% school retention rate and the majority of their students returning to participate in more than one course, Junior Engineers are proud to be the No.1 rated kids’ tech educator in Australia.
3. Industry Expert Designed Courses
Junior Engineers’ courses are designed by some of the best and brightest in the industry. With years of experience and innovators within their own fields, their industry experts have used their skills and knowledge to develop entertaining, kid-friendly, interactive and educational competency-based programs.
4. Passionate and Experienced Instructors
Junior Engineers only recruit the best instructors for each course. All their instructors are fully accredited and experienced in the real world. They are passionate, motivated, innovative thinkers with a can-do attitude. They are a diverse collection of multi-skilled, multi-experienced people who live and breathe technology, working hard to develop and deliver tech education programs that will captivate and motivate the next generation of kids, setting them up for a long and successful career in digital technology.
5. Programs for Every Age and Ability
Junior Engineers’ programs cater to every child and their level of skills or experience. Junior Engineers’ low, 1:9 instructor to student ratio enables them to tailor content to their students’ abilities during the workshops allowing them to challenge more experienced students, while at the same time, offering additional support to students who are just getting started. Junior Engineers also has multiple delivery options with face-to-face or online training available to best suit the needs of their kids and parents.
6. Flexible Delivery Options
Junior Engineers offers face-to-face and online coding programs enabling students to undertake Junior Engineers’ programs, regardless of their geographic location. Their programs are also delivered during the school term, on weekends and during the school holidays giving students and their parents the flexibility to choose a program that fits in with their schedules and other commitments.
What Else Do I Need to Know?
At some classes, students are required to bring their own device. Parents need to pay attention to the details provided to them at registration. Please read more on the Junior Engineers website.