BrainBasket launches new wave of Coding For Future project for ATO participants

BrainBasket Foundation launches the next wave of the social education project Coding For Future in Mariupil, Mykolaiv, and Lutsk in April. The participants of the project will be ATO participants who want to switch and master a new profession of IT specialist.

Students of the new wave will undergo a course in JavaScript. According to a DOU.ua survey, this language is the second most popular among Ukrainian developers. The educational program is designed for several months. Classes are planned twice a week in the evening. The partners of the project are InternetDevels, Invisible Solutions, Intellica, iDev and Nova Ukraine.

“For us, it is very important to give an opportunity to help with new skills and employment to the defenders of Ukraine affected by the ATO. We are pleased to participate in the project Coding for Future together with the BrainBasket Foundation”, – said Nick Belogorsky, co-founder and director of Nova Ukraine.

The education will take place in the learning hubs of the pan-Ukrainian project Technology Nation, that are based on libraries or partner locations. At the end of the course, the most academically successful graduates will be recommended for employment in the leading IT companies in Ukraine. The project participants will be those who registered for the previous wave of the project, as well as those who register now, before April 20.

You can register via the link: https://goo.gl/forms/BhwKxxlkSlI7eH6e2

The Foundation is looking for mentors in Mariupil, Mykolaiv, and Lutsk. They should be experienced JavaScript-programmers with their own curriculum. The work of the mentor is paid. In order to become a mentor of the project, you need to write a letter to bbf@brainbasket.org with the topic “Mentor_CFF”.

In June 2016 in Kharkiv, the participants of the educational project Coding For Future, launched by the BrainBasket Foundation and Vodafone of Ukraine, were graduated, and in October 2016 a group was graduated in the Dnipro. The Kharkiv group from the number of IDP’s and ATO members completed the course in the PHP Programming program, and the Dnipro group – on the Introduction to Swift program. In total since the began, Coding for Future program was attended by 137 participants, of which every third got a job in IT.

Coding for Future is a project aims to help people that suffered from the military conflict in Eastern Ukraine to adapt to new circumstances and to socialize quicker. Under the frame of Coding for Future, participants will study programming languages for free, and it will enable them to get positions in the leading IT-companies or freelance orders. In 2016, the project was integrated into the Technology Nation program.



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