Actualize Students in Rwanda Share Their Experiences

Three of my students taking the Actualize Bootcamp share their experiences and discuss the education differences between traditional education in Rwanda versus Actualize's educational model.


Left to Right: Obed Bigirimana, Salomon Beza, and Karoli Kolokonyi
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Why I'm Headed South: Teaching Web Development in Rwanda

There are many reasons why people choose a career in web development: a well-paid job, a new challenge, ability to be creative, or greater job security. I've seen my students leave monotonous jobs or dead-end careers and enter an exciting new stage in their life. When that happens - when students get their first dev job after finishing the bootcamp - that's what g...

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We’ve got a new look! And a new name for our bootcamp & apprenticeship program...

Exciting news: Anyone Can Learn To Code has been refactored! We’ve got a new look and feel, as well as a new name for our part-time bootcamp and apprenticeship program: Actualize.

The brand-new Actualize logo!

Anyone Can Learn To Code will remain the name of our company (think Read More

Switchup Guest Post: Why ACLTC hires only professional teachers to lead its classes

Our education style, curriculum, and teaching staff are a source of pride for us here at ACLTC. Because of that, we decided to write a guest blot post on Switchup.org where we delve into why it's so important to us to bring on Lead Instructors who are both...

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Capstone wrap-up: ACLTC's eighth cohort has graduated!

We can hardly believe our EIGHTH cohort of web developers has just graduated from Anyone Can Learn To Code! The Chicago Showcase took place on May 20th at 1871 Chicago and marked the end of our latest grads' 15 weeks of bootcamp. Next week, they'll begin their apprenticeships with The Difference Engine, where they'll work on pro...

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Course Report Apprentice Spotlight: ACLTC Alumnus Luke Evans

What's it like to apprentice for Anyone Can Learn To Code's web agency The Difference Engine? Find out firsthand in a Q&A from Course Report with ACLTC alumnus Luke Evans, who graduated in January from our San Francisco bootcamp. Luke talks about his transition from chemical engineering to a career in web development, what the learning experience was like at ACLTC, and the projects he's work...

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Guest Post on Course Report: What Type of Coding Bootcamp Learner Are You?

We got the chance to write a guest blog post for Course Report this week, where we outlined the various teaching styles you'll encounter when learning to code and how to choose the right option for you. This guide will help you determine whether you should attend a bootcamp (and ...

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The Latest Chicago Showcase: Capstone Wrap-Up

We wrapped up the latest ACLTC Chicago cohort a couple weeks ago - our fifth one in the Windy City! The Showcase took place on a Friday over lunch at 1871, and we couldn’t be prouder of the talent, skill, and hard work that our developers demonstrated with their Capstone projects. If you attended the event in person, you’ll know exactly what we mean! For those who missed out, read on to get ...

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The Inaugural SF Cohort: Capstone Wrap-Up

Time sure does fly! We can’t believe we’ve already celebrated the graduation of our very first San Francisco cohort. The Showcase took place on a Thursday night at The Box in San Francisco, and everyone at ACLTC is so proud of all the hard work and accomplishments our developers demonstrated to the guests throughout the event.

To create their Capstone apps, the developers used ...

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Alumni Feature: Khoa Le

Our alumni are pretty amazing individuals. While still working daytime jobs, they attended our 12-week part-time coding bootcamp on weeknights from M-Th and all day Sunday. Some were looking to make a career change, while others were looking to learn a new skill. We loved getting to know each and everyone of them, and feel like our readers should get to know them too.

This morning, we sat...

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Alumni Feature: Sylvester Nettles

Our alumni are pretty amazing individuals. While still working daytime jobs, they attended our 12-week part-time coding bootcamp on weeknights from M-Th and all day Sunday. Some were looking to make a career change, while others were looking to learn a new skill. We loved getting to know each and everyone of them, and feel like our readers should get to know them too.

This morning,...

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Anyone Can Learn To Code Expands to San Francisco

We are extremely excited to announce the upcoming expansion of Anyone Can Learn to Code to all our West Coast friends! We will be offering our signature part-time coding bootcamp to interested applicants in the San Francisco area starting October 11, 2015. Our part-time bootcamp model allows students an opportunity to learn web development while still working a daytime job.

The pro...

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Planning for Success: Learning to Code in 2016

While losing weight, getting organized, and traveling to new places are all worthy New Year’s resolutions, gaining code literacy should be at the top of your list for 2016. Here’s why.

The world is rapidly becoming more tech oriented each and every day. We are now surrounded and dependent on internet and mobile technology like never before. Understanding how these technologies work...

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Our Second Student Showcase

We had a really nice turnout for our second Student Showcase, which took place on December 18, 2014 in the 1871 Auditorium. Our six graduates had each of their Capstone Projects on display, and the attendees made their rounds, meeting each graduate and getting a personal walkthrough of each app.

In case you missed it, here is what each student built:

Mark created a survey...

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