The BBC will be giving away mini-computers to 11-year-olds across the country as part of its push to make the UK more digital.
The BBC is also launching a season of coding-based programmes and activities.
It will include a new drama based on Grand Theft Auto and a documentary on Bletchley Park.
The initiative is part of a wider push to increase digital skills among young people and help to fill the digital skills gap.
The UK is facing a significant skills shortage, with 1.4 million “digital professionals” estimated to be needed over the next five years.
Is The Bahamas preparing for the future?
While we still struggle with D average students and our government are focused on creating more maids and butlers the rest of the world is preparing for the future.
In that future knowing how to code and having a workforce of “digital professionals” will be key to the success of individuals and the country.