January 08, 2019
The Learning Partnership is thrilled to build on an exciting partnership to help prepare Canadian students for their future.
Salesforce.org is providing funding to TLP’s Coding Quest, an experiential learning program that challenges students in Grades 4 to 6 to conceptualize and create their own educational computer games in their classrooms. This generous funding supports teachers through customized training support and a suite of comprehensive resources and lesson plans designed by educators to meet their curriculum objectives. This hands-on approach to learning through coding enables students to strengthen core global competencies while honing computational thinking skills including critical thinking, creative problem solving, collaboration and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
“We are delighted to grow our successful partnership with Salesforce.org, collaborating to provide students with an innovative opportunity to develop global competencies that are vital for the ever-changing world of work,” says Debra D. Kerby, President & CEO of The Learning Partnership. “Salesforce.org recognizes the need to support our young people by narrowing the skills gap through barrier-free opportunities like Coding Quest. We are looking forward to another exciting and impactful year with the support of this valued partner.”
About The Learning Partnership
The Learning Partnership is a Canadian charity that prepares students to thrive in a diverse, connected and changing world. We leverage the best thinking from educators, business, and government to deliver experiential programs for students that cultivate entrepreneurial thinking and support social emotional learning. Since 1993, we have been helping build the foundations for students to solve tomorrow’s challenges.
Salesforce.org was founded on the idea that the business of business is improving the state of the world. Founded on the 1-1-1 model, Salesforce.org is now both a non-profit and a social enterprise that gives back to the community to invest in education to make sure youth are future ready.
Everyone who wants to change the world should have the tools and technology to do so. Technology is the most powerful equalizer of our time, providing access to data, knowledge, and–above all–connections. Salesforce.org gets technology in the hands of nonprofits, education institutions and philanthropic organizations so they can connect with others and do more good. As a social enterprise, the more missions the technology supports, the more the company invests back into technology and communities, creating an endless circle of good.