If you hear the term "important foreign languages", you usually think of English, French or German. However, considering the digitalisation of our everyday lives, it is worth introducing an additional language to the foreign language family - coding,
In 2014 the UK already took a step in the right direction by including coding in the curriculum of children between five and 16. This implementation will definitely be beneficial for our future working generation as coding is classified as one of the most crucial skills on today's job market.
The next step for the UK would be to allow students to learn coding instead of a "traditional" foreign language at school. The Independent reported yesterday that Florida's politicians are about to make this happen and most reactions to this measure are extremely positive:
“It’s very important for me and my son because my son has speech apraxia, so he has a difficulty pronouncing words, pronunciations, as well as a learning disability in respect to speech and language,” said Mr Ladanowski.