Episode 12: March 2017 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup + Podcast
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By Imogen Crispe
Last Updated July 21, 2017
Haven’t had time to keep up with all the coding bootcamp news this March? Not to worry– we’ve compiled it for you in a handy blog post and podcast. This month, we read a lot about CIRR and student outcomes reporting, we heard from reporters and coding bootcamp students about getting hired after coding bootcamp, a number of schools announced exciting diversity initiatives, and we added a handful of new schools to the Course Report school directory! Read below or listen to our latest Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Podcast.
The Last Mile, a coding bootcamp inside San Quentin Prison in San Francisco, graduated its third cohort in March. 18 prisoners graduated from the three tracks the program offers, including Thomas Winfrey who studied two tracks simultaneously. (via Tech Crunch)
Business Insider covered Swedish startup Tjejer Kodar which offers week-long coding trips abroad for women. Founded by Hanna Petterson in 2015, ladies go to places like Barcelona and Berlin to learn how to code and visit local tech companies.
The Iron Yard is closing its San Antonio Location. The last cohort graduated on Feb 24. The school recently announced it has reduced the number of campuses from 20 to 15, including Minneapolis-St Paul, Minnesota; Columbia, South Carolina, and Cincinnati, Ohio. (via TPR)
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.