Girlguides will learn to code to bring more women into tech

Tom Allen
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Some STEM activities are already offered, but girls prefer those relating to outdoor cooking, upcycling and mindfulness
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Some STEM activities are already offered, but girls prefer those relating to outdoor cooking, upcycling and mindfulness

Girls of every age, from Rainbows to Rangers, will learn to fix bugs and write scripts to encourage them to take up STEM subjects.

The move comes on the back of Girlguiding's 2021 attitudes survey, which found that just over half of girls aged 11 to 21 think STEM subjects are ‘for boys' - a strength of sentiment that hasn't mo...

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