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The Ministry of Culture invites you to learn computer science

Free online courses with no age limit, including Digital Tools for Entrepreneurship, Cyber ​​Security for Citizens, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Python.

People living across Chile as well as Chileans living abroad will be able to train in new technologies for the digital age free of charge, through a new call for young programmers, an initiative of the BiblioRedes Program of the National Cultural Heritage Service, which relies on the Ministry of Cultures, Arts and Heritage.

In all, there are more than 20 online courses, free and without age restrictions, that include programming content, entrepreneurship tools and digital literacy, with specific topics such as “Digital Tools for Entrepreneurship,” and “Citizen Cyber ​​Security: Self-Care for 21st Century People.” Twenty “,” Introduction to Artificial Intelligence “and “Introduction to Python”.

To participate, you just have to log in www.jovenesprogramadores.clStarting November 9, select the course or courses you wish to take, have translations and get guidance from professional tutors to support your learning. There are no age limits or prior knowledge required, just the ability to read or listen to the content and perform the activities required in its development.

“During the years of its existence, the Young Programmers Workshop has provided more than 110,000 training sessions in computer science and this is a colossal achievement for democratizing access to education in all regions, with a range of training courses that allow people of different ages and levels of study can work smoothly. Better in the digital age”, says the Minister of Cultures, Consuelo Valdes.

To date, 200,000 people of different ages have joined the community of young programmers, which has contributed to the training of girls and boys and the updating of the knowledge and skills of the elderly. Likewise, it has made a relevant contribution to reducing the gender gap in the field of computer science because more than 30 percent of course participants are women.

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“Young programmers have been instrumental in my career, because thanks to their courses I was able to start programming and computer science, and this gave me the opportunity to work on these technologies with students from grade 5 to grade 2,” says Valentina Arevalo, teacher and programmer participant Young teachers.