Forget traditional enrichment classes to learn ballet or play the piano.
More children in SG are being sent for computational thinking and coding lessons as parents increasingly see the value in starting them early in a manpower-hungry industry.
Coding schools have seen more parents signing their children up for such classes over the past three years, and that demand continues to grow steadily.
The rising demand for coding lessons has led these schools, which previously offered workshops during the holidays, to provide either regular weekly classes or workshops throughout the year. Classes can range from $300 to $500 per month for weekly classes, while workshops start from $280 and go up to $1,400.
Here’s where your kid can go for computing lessons:
By Lester Hio, The Straits Times, March 2016 / Updated October 2019
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