- Jess FeldmanUpdated on March 4, 2024This February, we saw more buzz about skills-based hiring and AI literacy initiatives through private and public organizations. A technical course provider landed over $6 million in a Series A fundraise this month, and Pell Grants for short-term programs continued to be discussed in the U.S. House of Representatives. Plus, find out which 8 coding bootcamps we added to the Course Report listi...Continue Reading →
- Jess FeldmanUpdated on March 4, 2024It’s 2024 and the average bootcamp tuition is still ~$14,000 — the same as it’s been for the last decade. So why does it feel harder to pay for a bootcamp these days? In this Live Q&A, admissions representatives from four coding bootcamps – Springboard, General Assembly, Flatiron School, and Tech Elevator – offer th...Continue Reading →
- Jess FeldmanUpdated on January 31, 2024Happy 2024! The demand for “New Collar” workers and skills-based hiring was a key takeaway from the news in January. Alongside the call for increased skills-based hiring, there were five programs conscientiously launching tech skills training this month that are either reduced tuition or totally free to students. At Course Report, we released our list of the Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on December 29, 20232023 was a bit of a rollercoaster year! We’re rounding up the most impactful news we saw about coding bootcamps in 2023. Follow along as we highlight 2023’s top trends and break down the year’s biggest coding bootcamp acquisition, fundraises, and initiatives. Plus, we’re sharing our predictions for 2024 — from tech hiring to AI skills to bootcamp tuition financing! Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on December 29, 2023December was busy with news of the federal government announcing a new bipartisan Pell Grant bill, and releasing new initiatives to modernize the National Apprenticeships System and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Newly released studies capture the popularity of skills-based hiring among employers, and the demand for even non-tech employees to have AI skills. Plus, find o...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on February 15, 2024With the release of new artificial intelligence tools and capabilities, technical careers are rapidly changing. We spoke with four bootcamp graduates from Springboard, General Assembly, Coding Temple, and NYC Data Science Academy to find out how they’ve expanded their tech careers into working with AI. These bootcamp grads are all working in different technical fields (data science, UX design...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on November 30, 2023Skills training in the classroom and on the job continues to gain steam in November. With the rise in apprenticeships, there’s also continued momentum behind skills-based hiring. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we share a few initiatives helping military veterans get into tech careers. Plus, read recent news in the Online Program Manager (OPM) world and find out which 6 new bootcamps we added to t...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on November 1, 2023This October, we saw new reports on how AI skills and apprenticeships affect hireability. We’re diving into AI skill adoption at coding bootcamps and how bootcamps could be poised to respond to the new AI skills gender gap. MacKenzie Scott continues to support tech training programs with a new $20M donation to a hardworking non-profit coding bootcamp. Find out about the state of tech apprenti...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on October 2, 2023Happy Fall! AI was all everyone wanted to talk about this September, and rather than reading more doomsday headlines, we saw more nuanced (and longer!) articles on how AI integration will actually improve and create more jobs. We saw two tech training programs receive sizable gifts from MacKenzie Scott’s charitable foundation, and a new coding bootcamp merger in south Florida. We’ll let you k...Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on September 13, 2023The evolution of artificial intelligence or AI is quickly shaping how Software Engineers, Data Scientists, Cybersecurity Analysts, and UX / UI Product Designers do their jobs. So what’s happening with AI in tech bootcamps in 2023? They’re adapting! From hosting free workshops and events at General Assembly to launching AI enhancements to all of Flatiron School’s bootcamp curriculum, coding bo...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on September 29, 2023As we slowly transition into Fall, going back to school is on many of our readers’ minds, so this month we rounded up 27 bootcamps with Fall cohorts! This August, we also released the 28 Best Data Science Bootcamps, ...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on December 19, 2023“AI” is the word of the summer, so we’re rounding up all the news we saw about how generative AI tools will support and expand the tech workforce… not deplete it. After a quiet first half of 2023, we finally saw news about recent coding bootcamp fundraises and acquisitions. We learned of two new ways you would fund your coding bootcamp experience: through Americorps or with your 529 account. ...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on June 29, 2023Happy Summer! This month, we released our Best Online Bootcamps list for 2023, including the eight top-rated online schools. To celebrate Pride Month, we updated our post of bootcamp scholarships available for LGBTQ+ folks. And i...Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on June 21, 2023Curious about what it’s like to learn cyber security at a bootcamp? Overwhelmed by all the certifications? Do you need a college degree to get into cybersecurity? What are the job placement rates of cyber security bootcamps? Our expert panel of a CEO, a lead instructor, an alum, and a careers team leader answers these questions and more in this live Q&A with Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on May 30, 2023A flurry of coding bootcamps announcing new AI courses and/or updated curriculums that include AI tools in May. We even got an on-the-ground perspective of how coding bootcamps are integrating this new tech from two coding bootcamp executives! We read buoying statistics that IT hiring in non-technical fields continues to climb. Plus, we’ll let you know about the 9 new coding bootcamps that we...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on December 15, 2023Course Report · April 2023 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy Spring! ChatGPT was the buzzword of April, so we’ve got news on how AI is already being included in coding bootcamp curriculums. This April, we saw a tech training provider close an $8M funding ...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on March 30, 2023Course Report · March 2023 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy Women’s History Month! This March on International Women’s Day, we hosted a live Q&A with four bootcamp alumnae to hear about their career changes into tech and their tips for other ...Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on March 27, 2023In honor of International Women's Day this year, we hosted a Live Alumni Q&A featuring four women who broke into tech by attending bootcamps! The panel answered real questions from the audience like: What inspired these women to make a career change into tech – and why they chose bootcamps like General Assembly, Sabio, LearningFuze, and Skillcrush? What does mentorship look like for...Continue Reading →Jess FeldmanUpdated on March 29, 2023Course Report · February 2023 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup We’re bringing you news of $70M in fundraises and acquisitions this February, and how a few coding bootcamps are making the shift to include apprenticeships. Layoffs at big tech companie...Continue Reading →
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