Coding and Robotics for Kids with Junior Engineers

Junior Engineers school holiday workshops

Junior Engineers delivers fun, engaging and educational programs in coding and robotics for kids aged 7 – 15 to promote positive perceptions of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths), ignite enthusiasm for digital technologies in school-aged students and impart key 21st-century skills that the kids of today require for the jobs of tomorrow.  

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.

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 in 2013 and now delivers over 100 classes per week and over 55 workshops during the school holidays at over 100 schools and corporate organisations across QLD, VIC and NSW via a network of qualified and engaging instructors.

What Students Learn to Build

At Junior Engineers, students have the opportunity to build:

  • Video games
  • Apps
  • Websites
  • Lego robotics
  • Arduino robotic projects
  • Wearable technology
  • Minecraft Hacks
  • Coding with ROBLOX

and much more!

Junior Engineers boys learning robotics

School Term Programs 

Delivered before and after school at over 100 partnering schools, students learn real coding languages via a series of exciting, interactive and engaging face to face and online courses.

Holiday Programs

From coding fundamentals, app development, website design to robotics, mechatronics and artificial intelligence, Junior Engineers’ holiday workshops have been designed to educate, entertain and inspire.

Online Programs

Self Paced

Via Junior Engineers’ award-winning, online platform called CodeMonkey, students learn a real programming language through gamification, where no prior experience in coding is required.

Video Streaming

CODEFLIX is the leading video streaming platform that houses countless hours of fun, engaging and educational videos on the most popular tech and coding topics for kids. The platform offers video tutorials, covering a range of coding languages and activities for kids of various ages and experience levels. Content includes game development, Minecraft hacks, ROBLOX, website design, robotics with artificial intelligence, animation and other fun, engaging and educational topics in digital technologies. Start a free trial here.

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:

Technical Skills

  • User input/output
  • Advanced programming commands (variables, conditions, loops, IF statements, arrays etc.)
  • Workflows
  • Robot design, electronics and mechatronics principles
  • Real programming languages – Python, Small Basic, HTML, JavaScript, CoffeeScript

Life Skills

  • Problem-solving and critical thinking techniques
  • Confidence
  • Creativity
  • Persistence and determination
  • Teamwork

Junior Engineers girls on laptop in STEM class

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 over 30,000 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 will need to make note of the details provided at registration regarding this.

To find out more about all of the coding and robotics education on offer with Junior Engineers, please visit the Junior Engineers website.

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