PPiAI Coding Survival Guide: A Manual For The African Teacher

Authored By:

S. Sciacca

,

G. Nayak

,

V. Patel

,

January 24, 2022

Our hope is that this book will be used in sub-Saharan Africa’s primary and secondary schools to teach our children how to code. The aim of this manual is that by learning from it, our beloved and hardworking students and teachers will gain some basic coding skills and then develop those skills through a project of their own. This book can be downloaded for free on our website.

download full publication

“We can no longer continue to make policies for ourselves, our countries, our region and our continent on the basis of whatever the westerners will give us. It will not work, it has not worked...Our responsibility is to charter a path which is about how we can develop our nations ourselves.”

—Ghanian President His Excellence Nana AKUFO-ADDO’s Speech, 07 December2017

 “only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That is our basic function: to develop alternatives to existing policies, to keep them alive until the politically impossible becomes the politically inevitable.”

— Milton Friedman

“The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.”

— Milton Friedman

“Basic institutions that protect the liberty of individuals to pursue their own economic interests result in greater prosperity for the larger society.”

— Adam Smith

“...where effective competition can be created, it is a better way of guiding individualefforts than any other... regards competition as superior not only because it is in mostcircumstances the most efficient method known but even more because it is the only methodby which our activities can be adjusted to each other without coercive or arbitraryintervention of authority.”

— Frederick Hayek

"The fundamental cure for poverty is not money but knowledge."

— Arthur Lewis

read our latest publications

SME Market Entry and Impact of AfCFTA on FDI in Ghana

November 14, 2022

Policy Discussion on Africa’s Youth Unemployment

April 16, 2022

Rethinking and Unthinking the AfCFTA: Call for an Integrated Economic and Industrial Policy

February 15, 2022

PPiAI Coding Survival Guide: A Manual For The African Teacher

January 24, 2022