FREE PROGRAMMING COURSE
A WORLD-RENOWNED SELF-LEARNING FORMAT 01 EDU
BECOME AN IT SPECIALIST IN TWO YEARS
Jõhvi Coding School is a new self-study based, programming school for adults, opening in Jõhvi in September 2021
< TWO YEARS OF INTENSIVE LEARNING >
The shortest route to a career in the technology sector.
Preparation for further academic studies.
< INNOVATIVE >
You will acquire the latest practical skills.
Study with students from many different backgrounds, similar to that which you’d find in the workplace.
< AVAILABLE TO ALL >
No degree or previous programming experience is required.
The selection process is based on a series of cognitive tests.
< A two-year intensive program that will guarantee a secure job >
learning is 100% project-based
work and study in groups
personalised study schedule
playful learning experience
< How does it work? >
> 200 students will be accepted each year
> Learning takes place independently both on site and at home on the new 01 Edu System educational platform
> If necessary, we will open classrooms in other cities from 2022
> Based in Jõhvi, in a 3000+ m2 living and educational space –– which is also a home to the Astrec Data data centre –– students will be able to use the fastest fibre optic internet connection
> Cooperation with the 01 Edu System learning platform, business mentors and Estonian Founders Society will guarantee a training based on market needs
> The selection process to the program takes place in summer and is based on a series of cognitive tests, previous programming skills are not required
>Each student is able to learn at their own pace and can choose between four specialisations
< Why is a school like this needed? >
> The school will help to reduce the lack of software engineers in Estonia.
> It’s a modern and innovative addition to strengthen our education and school system.
> It’s a contribution to the diversification of the region and the development of digital competences
> Creates significant advantages for social mobility in Estonia.
< Who are the founders of the school? >
> The idea came from renowned Estonian leaders in the business and ICT-sectors — Taavet Hinrikus, Marek Kiisa, Mari-Liis Kitter, Maarja Pehk, Merlin Seeman, Rainer Sternfeld, Ede Tamkivi and Martin Villig
> Jõhvi School of Technology is also cooperating with Jõhvi City Council and was financed by the Estonian Ministry of Finance. Money was raised from the funding round dedicated for projects to diversify entrepreneurship and people's work skills in Ida-Viru County
> Additionally, the project is supported by many private investors and companies.
< Why Jõhvi? >
> Helps to revitalise the region's economic competitiveness.
> The school offers new development opportunities to the Ida-Viru region as a whole.
> Helps to stop the outflow of young talent from the area.
> Contributes to the diversification of Estonian education.
< Timeframe >
2020 May to October
Project planning and securing the funding
Search for the personnel of the school
Admission tests for future students
The seed for the project idea is planted after a chat between Inga Kõue, the head of EdTech in Startup Estonia, and Marek Kiisa
The beginning of designing the school and its curriculum, search for the Head of the School
2021 April to May
Student application period
Opening the doors, the first group of students starts their studies
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