kood/Jõhvi Applications: 2023 Highlights, 2024 Preview

Get ready to delve into the inner workings of kood/Jõhvi as we take a practical look at the progress of 2023 and what’s on the horizon for 2024. Our 2023 Selection Sprints are full, but the excitement doesn’t stop there. From a diverse range of applicants to the impactful Selection Sprints, join us as we explore the core of kood/Jõhvi’s mission and what lies ahead.

Applications and Diversity

In 2023, the response to kood/Jõhvi’s call for coding enthusiasts has been nothing short of phenomenal. A remarkable 3600 applications have poured in, representing 92 distinct nationalities. This overwhelming global engagement is a testament to the burgeoning interest in coding education, underscoring kood/Jõhvi’s worldwide impact. An inspiring highlight is the inclusion of 40% women among the applicants, a clear testament to our unwavering commitment to promoting gender diversity in the tech industry.

Our diverse applicants paint a dynamic portrait of age and educational experiences. With a median age of 28 and an average age of 30, kood/Jõhvi draws individuals from various stages of life and career trajectories.

Selection Sprints: A Rigorous Path to Excellence

The Selection Sprints represent a pivotal phase within the kood/Jõhvi journey. Of the multitude of applicants, 700 exceptional individuals emerged as torchbearers, embarking on a transformative 3-week program. This immersive experience is not solely an assessment of coding prowess; it’s a journey that tests teamwork, critical problem-solving, and the capacity to navigate real-world coding challenges. The Selection Sprints serve as the crucible that forges the foundation of the kood/Jõhvi community – a dynamic cohort of dedicated, driven, and passionate coders.

Sprinters are the people who successfully complete the first step of application and join us for the 3-week Selection Sprint

Sprinters arrive with a range of educational backgrounds, with 15% having basic education, 51% holding secondary or vocational education, and 34% proudly boasting higher education credentials. This spectrum of educational journeys showcases kood/Jõhvi’s commitment to ensuring coding education is accessible to individuals from all walks of life.

Educational Experience and Beyond: Nurturing Lifelong Learners

The kood/Jõhvi program, designed to nurture well-rounded coders, currently spans up to 1.5 years. The comprehensive curriculum encompasses both front-end and back-end development, equipping students with a diverse skill set to thrive in multifaceted tech roles.

Beyond coding, kood/Jõhvi students immerse themselves in a world of talks, workshops, and events. These platforms provide insights into emerging industry trends, exposure to perspectives from experts, and valuable networking opportunities with potential employers. This educational experience empowers students with not just technical knowledge, but also the adaptability to flourish in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

Take a look at our 2023 kood/JobFair where students engaged with partner companies

Looking Forward: A Glimpse into 2024

As we cast our gaze toward the horizon, kood/Jõhvi’s journey continues to evolve. The year 2024 promises three Selection Sprints, each spanning three weeks. With the doors wide open for year-round applications, kood/Jõhvi eagerly anticipates welcoming individuals from all backgrounds. The Sprints take place in 2024 Spring and Summer.

  • Sprint I: April 8 – April 26, 2024 (200 spots)
  • Sprint II: May 27 – June 14, 2024 (200 spots)
  • Sprint III: August 5 – August 23, 2024 (200 spots)

The three exhilarating Selection Sprints, pave the way for students to embark on their coding voyage starting from September 13, 2024.

The application process is open until the spots are full

For those eager to embark on a transformative coding journey, the doors to the 2024 Selection Sprints are already open. Successfully completing one Selection Sprint guarantees a seat in the 2024 school year, commencing on September 13, 2024. Whether you’re thinking of trying out IT or a tech enthusiast, this is your chance to dive into the realm of kood/Jõhvi.

Apply from here!