Why do journalists and industry leaders think that two coding bootcamps are closing? And despite these “shutdowns,” why do companies like IBM still want to hire coding bootcamp graduates? We’re covering all of the industry news from August. Plus, a $3 billion GI Bill that covers coding bootcamps for veterans, why Google and Amazon are partnering with bootcamps, and diversity initiatives. Listen to our podcast or read the full August 2017 News Roundup below.

 

A TV Show, 2 Fundraises, and a Job Opportunity

Listen: 1:44

 

Why are Dev Bootcamp & The Iron Yard Closing?

Listen: 3:23

 

What Industry Insiders Think:

Listen: 6:43

 

Despite closures, bootcampers are still in demand:

Listen: 9:53

 

College vs Coding bootcamp

Listen: 11:50

 

Students in the News

Listen: 12:42

 

Paying for Bootcamp

Listen: 14:36

 

Diverse Bootcampers in Tech

Listen: 16:38

 

Partnerships with Tech Giants

Listen: 17:58

 

Bootcamps at Universities

Listen: 19:24

 

New Initiatives + Schools

Listen: 21:50

 

New Schools on Course Report

Listen: 24:59

 

Favorite Articles on the Course Report Blog

Listen: 25:27

Liz Eggleston

Lauren Stewart

  • I really appreciated my conversation with Lambda School’s co-founder Austen Allred about how the school is broadening access to coding education with their new 6-month online course that includes deferred tuition until students land a job.
     

Imogen Crispe

 

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About The Author

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Imogen is a writer and content producer who loves writing about technology and education. Her background is in journalism, writing for newspapers and news websites. She grew up in England, Dubai and New Zealand, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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