Yandex launches free Python courses for schoolchildren in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 11 September, the selection of students for the Yandex Programming School for a year-long course on the basics of programming in Python began in Tashkent. The project is being launched in Uzbekistan for the first time on the basis of an IT park in Tashkent.
Schoolchildren in grades 8-10 are invited to apply. Training is free. Classes will be held in person, twice a week for two academic hours after the main lessons at school. They will introduce high school students to the basics of development in Python: key concepts, constructs and libraries of the language.
Admission takes place in two stages: testing and interview.
The Programming School project is a free Yandex Go educational project for schoolchildren in grades 8–10 interested in programming and the exact sciences. School graduates will be able to continue their education in IT, but in online format at the Yandex Lyceum. Children will be able to choose a new course in Go or a Specialization in game development, data analysis, machine learning or web development in Django, a set of tools that allows you to create websites and applications in Python.