Why more children should learn computer coding

Coding is when you give a sequence of instructions to a computer so you can make it do what you want to do.

Computers are a major part of our lives now – so there’s a big push to get more kids to understand coding, so computers can do more things!

There are around 900 coding clubs for nine to 11-year-olds across the country.

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web, told Newsround earlier this month: “You have to remember that the computer’s been programmed by someone.

“If you can imagine a computer being different, if you are fed up with the way a programme works – programme it!”

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