NSESA Foundation SuaCode Africa Programming Course 2020
Organization: Nsesa Foundation
Course duration: May 1- July 1, 2020 (8 weeks)
Commitment: 3-5hours/ week
Subject: Software programming
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Details: SuaCode is a smartphone-based online coding course that aims to teach millions across the African continent how to code! Learners will be introduced to the fundamentals of software programming in the Processing language using their smartphones with the Android Processing Development Environment. Processing is a visual and interactive programming language based on the Java programming language. Because of its graphical and interactive nature, it is an ideal choice of language to teach introductory programming.
In this cohort, 1,000 students will get the opportunity to be introduced to basic coding concepts over a 2-month period and build a mobile app in the process. Selected learners will receive FULL SCHOLARSHIPS sponsored by Nsesa Foundation to partake in this cohort and hence will not have to pay anything.
The only requirements for joining SuaCode are an Android device and a commitment to learning. SuaCode Africa 2.0 will run for 8 weeks from May 1, 2020 – July 1, 2020. Learners will be expected to commit 3-5 hours a week, submit assignments each week, and complete the course within this period. As a result, do not apply for this cycle if you cannot commit this amount of time.
- Open to young Africans;
- Applicant should have an Android device and a commitment to learning;
- The program will be in both English and French, so knowledge of any of the language is required.
- Selected learners will receive full scholarships sponsored by Nsesa Foundation to partake in this cohort and hence will not have to pay anything.
- Learners that complete this 8-week online course will receive a certificate and those that complete assignments with outstanding performance and proactively help other learners on the course forum will have mentoring sessions with professionals from tech companies such as Google and Facebook.
Accepted students will have 3 days to confirm their acceptance otherwise their spot will be given to another person on the waitlist. Therefore regularly check the email you provide in the application form and also follow these Facebook pages, Nsesa Foundation or SuaCode to see their post updates on the program.