"Of course, one motivation for the Scratch initiatives in Belarus is to develop future programmers and computer scientists for the Belarus workforce. But the overall goals are much broader. The Belarus Hi-Tech Park uses the phrase “Programming is the Second Literacy” to describe its nationwide educational initiative. I really like this phrase. I see programming as a new way for children to organize, express, and share their ideas", said Mitchel Resnick,creator of a visual programming language Scratch.
Mitchel Resnick, creator of a visual programming language Scratch visited school in Orsha, Belarus