Thoughts on the 5 Day Coding Challenge

My name is Billy Keenan, and I work in the marketing department of Code Institute. Some background on myself, I studied Communications Studies in Dublin City University. While I was studying, I worked as a journalist to support myself and was heavily involved in DCU’s Media Production Society. With this in mind, when

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Gender Gap in ICT – a worldwide problem

The ICT and STEM sectors are increasing worldwide. While all continents are suffering from a skills shortage in these industries, another chasm is growing in terms of gender. The growth of ICT sectors is still in its infancy, and figures so far show the market as being male-dominated. The gender gap in ICT has plenty […]

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UK Digital Skills Gap: How we can tackle this growing problem

Over the next decade, roughly £21.8 billion worth of economic benefits and opportunities associated with digital literacy are at risk in the UK. This potential loss of billions stems from the fact that an estimated seven million Britons (or 12% of the national population) are still not equipped with the skills necessary to work and […]

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5 reasons to future-proof with code

We all know that the tech sector is booming. Look at your nearest major city. Chances are, some of the following tech firms have an office near you; Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, Oracle, Intel, Accenture, and many others. Then include tech-related companies from your own country. The tech industry are huge employers, and they […]

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What is Internet of Things (IoT)?

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is where everything around us becomes more connected through the internet and technology. Different devices connect with each other and share data, commands, and more through the internet or other communication connections. History of the Internet of Things? According to Dataversity, IoT concepts have been around since the 1800s, […]

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Steve Jobs to Bill Gates: Thanks for saving Apple

There has always been a great debate about who’s better, Microsoft or Apple? At one stage, it was a bit like that ridiculous question, “who’d win in a fight, Batman or Superman?” We all know it’s Batman. But the debate never really settled between Apple and Microsoft fanatics. On August 18, 1997, however, Steve Jobs […]

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What does a software developer do?

Code Institute’s goal is to close the Software Development skills gap within the tech industry. We are fully aware of what’s on offer out there, and as a result of our research, we reckon that there has never been a better time for career changing and to learn to code. But, what does a software […]

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Advantages of Online Learning

Online learning has undoubtedly come to the fore since 2020. While its popularity was steadily increasing before Covid-19, once the pandemic hit, the industry grew, and the world got a chance to view the advantages of online learning. Credentials  Code Institute has trained thousands of people in software development through our university credit-rated Full-Stack Software […]

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Southeast Asia partnership with JobStreet

Code Institute has announced a new partnership with JobStreet Education today. JobStreet Education is the training-providing arm of JobStreet.com, one of Asia’s leading online employment marketplaces. JobStreet Education will offer Code Institute’s globally recognised Diploma in Software Development to potential students in Southeast Asia. This is the first university credit-rating coding boot camp available from […]

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Average UK Software Developer salary versus other industries

With the number of UK tech jobs steadily increasing, industry leaders are becoming more worried about the skills gap in the ICT industry. This gap is one of the reasons as to why an average UK software developer salary fares so well against other industries. As we reported last week, there is an expected skills […]

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