Coding Competition 2019

On Thursday, 9 December 2019 in Podgorica, we held a programming contest on micro:bit devices for elementary school students, whose schools were part of the first cycle of training for 21st Century School programme. The competition was opened with speeches by professor Phd Milica Vukotić, deen of Faculty of Informational technology, UDG, British Council director Vanja Madžgalj and HMA Deputy Steve Arrick.

The children participating in the competition were tasked with using all their skills to build projects that are relevant to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Among all the great projects displayed during the competition, three of them stood out, and the jury presented the awards as follows:

1. "Vladimir Nazor", Podgorica 
2. "21. maj", Podgorica
3. "Savo Pejanović", Podgorica

Coding Competition 2019 winners

The children had the opportunity to meet and socialize, share ideas and learn from each other, and the best ones have brought valuable rewards to their schools. Among other things, the first two places in the competition won the chance to compete at the regional regional challenge, which takes place in Tirana, Albania next April.

The awards were presented to the winners by Arijana Nikolic Vucinic, Ministry of Education, Director General of the Directorate for Preschool, Primary and Inclusive Education and Alison Kemp, British Ambassador to Montenegro.