Stories

Meet and Code connects thousands of people: representatives of nonprofit organizations, trainers, teachers, parents, SAP employees, volunteers and of course - children and young adults. Although all events revolve around coding, each has its own unique flavor and approaches digital skills differently.

Here you can see thoughts, ideas and stories behind the events. Who knows? Maybe you will decide to join our Meet and Code Community!

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Meet and Code Stories

Behind every event, it is the people that make it happen. Hear their stories and learn about their ideas for delivering a quality digital skills education.

Coding Football? There Are no Limits to the Organizers’ Creativity! One of the biggest challenges for Meet and Code organizers is to devise a compelling event that interests young participants. The Meet and Code Award 2018 winners in the Kick and Code category found a great way to capture kids’ attention! Coding Football? Yes, it is possible!
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Could Coding Be a Way of Resocialization “We wanted these young offenders not only to learn about programming, but also to show them another world, where there is an opportunity to live with dignity using their own skills and abilities,” says Vasyl Khoma, the CEO of the VETERAN Foundation in Ukraine. Last year the charity was the Meet and ...
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Let's Build a 3D Printer – Sounds Easy, Doesn't It? “We wanted to give young people the chance to do something different. The project took longer than we expected and was more difficult, but the students are still enjoying the experience, and we are now planning a robotics project together, starting in Autumn 2019.” — Peter Chandler, Trustee of the G...
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Sometimes All You Need Is Just That Piece of Inspiration In 2018, professor Viorel Muscaș, who teaches Computer Science at „Aurel Lazăr” Theoretical High School in Oradea, Romania, decided to pursue his dream of spreading his passion for coding and space science, and instilling in his students an always-curious mindset.
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Interviews

Meet our outstanding coding ambassadors! They are the people that strive for a world where all young European citizens have digital skills to determine their own future.

“Let’s Build a 3D Printer – Sounds Easy Doesn’t It?” – Peter Chandler Interview Peter Chandler was one of the organizers of the “Build our own 3D printer” event held by the Globe Community Library at Stokesley, UK. The event won the Innovation Award category in 2018.
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"I Don't Plan my Ideas. I Let Them Show Up When It Is Time." — an Interview with Gabriela Ileana Crisan Gabriela Ileana Crisan was a volunteer involved in the organization of the "Scratch and … Gooal!" event held by Asociata Pro Teodor Murasanu from Romania. The event won the Kick and Code Award category in 2018.
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"Be Creative, Persevere, Be Optimistic" — an Interview with Istvan Bukos Istvan Bukos was a volunteer involved in the organization of the "Scratch and … Gooal!" event held by Asociata Pro Teodor Murasanu from Romania. The event won the Kick and Code Award category in 2018.
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If you organized a Meet and Code event and would like to tell your story, please download the guidelines BRING A STORY TO LIFE and write to us at contact@meet-and-code.org!