By Imogen Crispe
Last Updated December 1, 2017
On the Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup, we keep you up to date with the blossoming coding bootcamp industry. This November, we're covering the WeWork/Flatiron School acquisition, over $2M in funding to various bootcamps, and why tech is booming in "Heartland" cities. Of course we also look at new schools, new campuses, and our favorite pieces to work on this month for the Course Report blog! Plus, is The Iron Yard back from the dead? Read the summary or listen to the podcast.
The Current Status of the Bootcamp Industry
Investments in Coding Bootcamps
Cities Tapping into Coding Talent
Students Share Their Bootcamp Experiences
Coding Bootcamps Highlighted in November
Listen: 19: 26
New Bootcamp Programs and Campuses
eLearningInside describes Steve Wozniak’s WozU bootcamp as being “part of” the Southern Careers Institute, a for-profit educational institution, and looks at how the lack of information about actual tuition costs has only increased the skepticism some have expressed.
- South Bend Code school is expanding to Fort Wayne and Goshen.
According to Upwork, Ironhack is looking for a new lead instructor!
- Businesswire shares that San Diego-based Origin Code Academy is switching to a blended learning model where all instruction is online with periodic in-class instruction.
- Australian college RMIT University is rolling out Apple’s app development and Swift curriculum.
- Canadian based Lighthouse Labs is launching a new part-time front-end fundamentals course for people who work full-time to boost digital skills of managers, marketers, and designers.
- Graduates of Deep Dive Coding bootcamp can now receive their completion certificates via blockchain ledgers to avoid the risk of forgeries, and allow grads to provide easily verifiable credentials to potential employers.
- According to Philly Mag and Philly BizJournals, Trilogy bootcamp is opening at the University of Pennsylvania. This will be Trilogy’s 28th partnership.
- Code Bootcamp, a 3-month web development course, is launching in Augusta, Georgia.
New Schools Added to Course Report this Month:
Favorite Pieces on the Blog
- Jeff Casimir from Turing School walked Liz through how an application gets developed from business requirements, to front end, to back end, to data and ops, and explained how to decide which part of the stack is right for you.
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