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November 2022 Coding Bootcamp News

By Jess Feldman
Last updated on November 30, 2022

Course Report · November 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup

This November, two bootcamps announced acquisitions and $70 million was invested in alternative education. We’re covering how November’s midterm elections here in the U.S. could impact support for education and workforce development in the upcoming years. Tech apprenticeship programs continue to grow and gain bipartisan support, and we were excited to learn of a tech training progra aimed at supporting women. Plus, find out about the 5 new bootcamps that we added to the Course Report directory in November.

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

WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON FOR TECH BOOTCAMPS IN 2023? 

RSVP for our special Live Q&A on Wednesday, December 7th to find out! We will be asking our expert panelists from Springboard, Coding Temple, General Assembly, and Code Fellows about what tech skills are employers hiring for in 2023, how the current tech job market and layoffs will affect bootcamp grads, and more. Plus, we’ll be taking questions from our Course Report readers, so make sure to send in your question

$70M IN FUNDRAISES & 2 ACQUISITIONS

  • According to Entrackr, edtech company and digital upskilling platform, Simplilearn raised $45 million led by GSV Ventures.
  • Simplilearn announced that it has acquired Fullstack Academy
  • According to Inc42, Masai School raised $10M in its Series B funding round led by Omidyar Network India.
  • The New York based Web3 company, Buildspace, raised $10M in a fundraise led by a16z.
  • BuildWithin raised $2.4M in pre-seed funding and $8M in US government grants for apprenticeships. 
  • Detroit-based coding bootcamp Grand Circus announced that it has been acquired by tech consulting firm, Digital Intelligence Systems (DISYS). 
  • Higher Ed Dive also reports that the 2U team remains optimistic about its future revenue numbers despite recent reports of flat revenue.
  • According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, Eleven Fifty Academy is currently figuring out what their non-profit school will look like in 2023. 

1 NEW ACCREDITED CODING BOOTCAMP

  • Codeup is now officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. 

TECH APPRENTICESHIPS IN AMERICA

  • Code Fellows will create a DOL-approved apprenticeship program, thanks to their recent partnership with tech talent provider, American Apprenticeships Work (AAW).
  • Paul Fain speculated in a recent issue of The Job about new trends in education since the November 2022 midterm elections.
  • According to CIO Dive, McDonald’s is set to launch its first registered cybersecurity apprenticeship program in the U.S.
  • Flatiron School has been selected by Amazon as an education partner for its Career Choice program, which provides hourly Amazon employees with pre-paid tech training. 

2 NEW WOMEN IN TECH PROGRAMS

  • Benzinga highlighted how online coding bootcamp, CYDEO, is helping moms make those career changes into tech. 
  • Coding bootcamp Northcoders has partnered with RotaCloud to offer scholarships and internships to help more women and gender minorities launch tech careers in the UK. 

4 NEW SCHOOLS & 1 NEW CAMPUS

  • Upright Education has partnered with Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College.
  • Upright Education announced a partnership with Kirtland Community College in Michigan. 
  • QuickStart announced a partnership with Texas Tech University to offer online tech bootcamps.
  • In India, OdinSchool announced it will begin offering a full stack software development bootcamp. 
  • Holberton School is launching a new campus in Mauritius, and the first cohort starts in February 2023. 

5 NEW SCHOOLS ADDED TO COURSE REPORT

FAVORITE BLOG POST OF NOVEMBER

Jess enjoyed learning about the project that General Assembly grad Justin built in an internship for the U.S. Census Bureau. Justin shares how he landed this impressive internship right after graduating from GA’s online Software Engineering Immersive bootcamp.

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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