Code + Design Bootcamp

The PalTel Group Foundation will be offering scholarships for an intensive Bootcamp this summer in both Ramallah and Gaza City.

The Bootcamp combines industry designed online coursework from Udacity (i.e., by Google) with in-person instruction by professionals from leading technology companies and institutions in Silicon Valley (e.g., Snapchat, WhatsApp, and Stanford) to equip students with the skills and mindset to enter the global tech workforce.

Udacity Nanodegrees: Android and Data Science

Developed by leading industry partners such as Google, Nanodegrees make up the core of the curriculum; Visit www.udacity.com/nanodegree

In-Person Instruction

Professionals from Google, WhatsApp, and Snapchat will provide additional instruction in the areas of Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, along with core CS topics to complement the Nanodegree programs

Android Developer Nanodegree: The curriculum is designed to transform those with intermediate skills and a working knowledge of Java development best practices into specialists with the Android platform.
Data Analyst Nanodegree: As data analytics becomes a top priority for many companies, prepare for a data science career by learning to use Python, R, SQL, and Tableau. Advanced students may have the option to pursue a Machine Learning Nanodegree.
Successful completion of the program means a diverse portfolio of projects to show potential employers and an established credential to affirm your achievements.

Commitment: The program will run full time for 4 weeks (i.e., 5-6 days per week, 8+ hours per day) and will involve additional work during the Fall of 2018.
Note: Students are also expected to complete any pre-requisites prior to the beginning of the program (Per Udacity Nanodegree guidelines, e.g., Java and/or Android Basics for those accepted to the Android Developer Nanodegree program).

Additional Information

Udacity is an innovative online education provider. Udacity offers cutting-edge courses built in partnership with leading companies like Google, AT&T, and Facebook on everything from mastering web design to tech entrepreneurship. Their flagship Nanodegree programs set the standard for industry-recognized credentials. Their mission is to Democratize Education, their mantra is Students First, and their message is: Be In Demand.

Udacity develops all their courses with input from leading education and industry experts. The content is cutting-edge and teaches the most relevant skills needed to advance your career, whether you want to be in tech, or just leverage your new-found tech skills. These industry partnerships ensure that students are mastering the skills top employers are seeking in their candidates.

To learn more about the Udacity Android Developer Nanodegree click here

To learn more about the Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree, click here

Advanced students may have the option to pursue the Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree, for more information click here