What is the Hour of Code?

The Hour of Code is a free introduction to computer science through fun activities and videos for learners of all skill levels. This year's celebration of both coding and AI is supported by over 400 partners, 20,000 educators, and 58,000 volunteers.


Hours of Code Served

A global movement in 180+ countries.

229,617 events registered so far in 2023, 83 in New Zealand.

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Your class or group can join millions around the world doing the Hour of Code! Registration for the annual Computer Science Education Week celebration begins in October. Though, Hour of Code is available year-round.

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Students are learning in over 45 languages
Over 100M students have tried an Hour of Code
Female students make up 50% of Hour of Code participants

The Hour of Code is organized by Code.org.