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December 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup

By Jess Feldman
Last updated on January 3, 2023

Course Report · 2022: The Year in Review for Coding Bootcamp News

As we wrap up 2022, we’re reporting on the biggest coding bootcamp news about fundraises and new campuses that we saw in December. A new study released this month detailed how to increase bootcamp graduate outcomes in today’s job market. A tech-recruiter-turned-software-engineer weighs in on why employers need to update their hiring processes to include skills-based hires. Plus, find out which 15 bootcamps we added to the Course Report directory this month!  

Curious about what happened in November? Check out last month’s episode to hear our November coding bootcamp news roundup!

Ready to look back at the biggest coding bootcamp news from all of 2022? Check out our End of the Year roundup!

€5 Million in Bootcamp Fundraises

  • Forbes reports that CareerFoundry raised €5 Million from Tengelmann, IBB Ventures, and Verdane. 
  • Eleven Fifty Academy was acquired by Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • According to TechCrunch, Bloomtech (formerly Lambda School) laid off half of its staff.
  • The Salt Lake City Tribune reports that Pluralsight, which has been valued at $1 Billion, laid off 20% of its workforce this month.

Increasing Bootcamp Graduate Outcomes

  • Per Scholas and the SkillUp Coalition published recent findings that show that learners who receive a stipend while completing their skills training have better outcomes. 
  • HR Dive interviewed Max Nash, a former tech recruiter and recent General Assembly grad, to hear their thoughts on bootcampers’ chances of landing tech roles in today’s job market. 

15 New Schools on Course Report

  • Upright Education announced a new partnership with Rutgers University.
  • Holberton School will be opening a new campus in Miami in 2023.

We added 15 new schools to our Course Report directory:

JESS & LIZ’S FAVORITE DECEMBER BLOG POST

This December, we hosted a Live Q&A to tackle the question: What’s on the horizon for tech bootcamps in 2023? We had expert panelists from General Assembly, Code Fellows, Coding Temple, and Springboard share their advice and insights on whether 2023 is the right time to make a career change into tech. 

About The Author

Jess is the Content Manager for Course Report as well as a writer and poet. As a lifelong learner, Jess is passionate about education, and loves learning and sharing content about tech bootcamps. Jess received a M.F.A. in Writing from the University of New Hampshire, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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