Code for Cape Town partnered with Booking.com to co-host a one day coding workshop with program participants. The workshop complemented Code4CT’s Grade 10 programme, which takes girls from zero coding knowledge to a basic proficiency in web development....read more
During Africa Code Week 2017, Code4CT ran six Intro to Coding workshops at the American Corner in the Cape Town Central Library.read more
During the July school holiday, newly recruited Grade 10 girls spent five days building on their new found web development skills at Code for Cape Town’s Code Week 2017.read more
South Africa’s largest online retailer and #FriendofCode4CT, takealot.com, sponsored two Power of Coding workshops, hosting our learners at their Cape Town offices during a Data Science module and hosting the final showcase for our Grade 11 Front End Development and...read more
Consulting agency, Deloitte Digital has been a #FriendofCode4CT this year by providing curriculum on User Experience Design, teaching our learners, and hosting our learners at their Cape Town offices during a Front End Web Development module that took place during the...read more
WhereIsMyTransport has made a commitment to support Code4CT’s mission of fostering young female technologists by becoming an official “Friend of Code4CT”. This commitment means that WhereIsMyTransport not only provides financial backing to Code4CT, but also leverages...read more
Four of our learners landed the opportunity of a two week paid internship over school holidays. The experience pushed them to apply the skills they have learnt to business problems, as well as learn new skills such as AngularJS. This opportunity arose when one of the...read more
In an effort to encourage young people to consider careers in technology fields, Code for Cape Town has partnered with takealot.com, South Africa’s largest online store, who opened its doors this week to host aspiring female coders for a three hour introductory coding...read more
For one week in November and December, the Code4CT learners spent a week in various Cape Town tech companies. During the week, they worked in groups to create a responsive one-page website about an inspiring woman in technology of their choice. Each group was matched...read more
Four of our Code4CT girls; Charney Essack, Azraa Vally, Chelsea Lewis and Tracy-Anne Sikenjana attended the UN International Data Forum and spoke in the Celebrating Women in Data session. The girls shared their experience of working with data during the 2016 Data...read more
We are excited to release the first videos in a series entitled "Why I Code". These videos aim to tell the stories of young female coders who are changing the face of technology. We hope these videos inspire young women to consider tech in new ways....read more
Coding is in essence the ability to tell a computer what to do. With the rise of smart phones, more and more of us carry around a little computer that can be programmed to do specific things through a coding language. Those of us who can speak code will be able to...
On Monday morning, a group of 11 female students were met at the Woodstock train station by Code4CT teacher Ange Uwase holding a big sign: "Hi I'm Ange from Code4CT. Are you ready to learn to code?"The girls are all recent school-leavers who are interested in finding...
“When you become fluent with reading and writing, it’s not something that you’re doing just to become a professional writer. Very few people become professional writers. But it’s useful for everybody to learn how to read and write. Again, the same thing with coding....