WeThinkCode_ is a tuition-free 2-year programming bootcamp in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Students will have the chance to learn how to use coding as a tool to solve problems in a peer-to-peer environment. Developed by French Ecole 42, the curriculum allows students gain skills applicable to game and app design, cloud computing, cryptography, artificial intelligence, web design, malware, and more.
Although no prior coding experience is needed, students are required to attend a hands-on 4-week coding bootcamp before admittance to the 2-year course in Software Engineering. During the program, students will gain 8-months work-experience through internships at partnered tech companies.
***Developing Africa’s Digital Talent***
WeThinkCode_ is a revolutionary tech university dedicated to deliver South Africa’s human potential and meet the increasing demand for software engineering skills. WeThinkCode_ has a campus in Johannesburg with 320 students and will be opening a Cape Town campus in 2018.
*Finding and training future tech talent*
Democratising education by making it open and accessible to all talented young people (17-35 years), WeThinkCode_ sources high potential software engineers regardless of previous education, financial means or socio-economic background. Through an innovative online application process, we source top talent from all backgrounds.
At WeThinkCode_ there are no teachers, no classes, and students learn through a peer-to-peer problem solving environment. In partnership with world-class institution Ecole 42 (based in Paris and Silicon Valley), WeThinkCode_ trains young minds to become software engineers that think differently and are equipped with skills to thrive in the digital era.
*Partnering with companies looking for tech skills*
Tuition-free, our two-year course is sponsored by companies looking to thrive in the digital economy and secure their tech talent pipelines. Corporate partners provide financial support, skills development and a path to employment for students. In return, students pledge to complete two 4-month internships with corporate sponsors and work for the sponsor at the end of their studies. Corporate sponsorship is R150,000 per student, which covers the 2-year course.
Find out more about WeThinkCode_: http://www.wethinkcode.co.za/
2018 applications are now open: https://apply.wethinkcode.co.za
Watch the #ReCodeYourFuture video: https://youtu.be/43PI0EasCa4
Meet our WeThinkCoders_ video: https://youtu.be/WmUzR9uLwSU?list=PLxDh0pmzxmKEdbnxV2lRJFvxsWgUnS3yJ
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