Inclusion, Diversity and Equity
Inclusive Education for Careers Changers
At Code Institute, we pioneer accelerated training models to empower adults and underrepresented communities to change careers into tech. Regardless of previous barriers to education and employment, Code Institute believes everyone should be able to pursue a meaningful career they love.
Our commitment to broadening access to tech education
Funded training programmes for women address gender imbalance in the tech sector.
Ukraine Scholarship Fund
Delivering a tech qualification that meets employment needs of refugees displaced by conflict.
Removing Age Barriers
Enabling those whose roles are becoming digitised or redundant to transition into a tech career.
Making career change into tech employment possible for all
Code Institute is broadening access to tech employment by transforming stereotypes of who and what software developers can be. Our courses are designed to be inclusive, with shared aspiration to respect, learn and code. Together with nonprofits, government leaders, and companies, we work to enable all adults and underrepresented groups to unleash their potential and pursue careers in tech. Our goals are big, and we know our work will never be done, but we have confidence that together we can shape a better future for everyone.
Our partners who share our values
How we promote inclusively in tech education
How we deliver
inclusive pathways into tech
Diversity Boosts Performance
The differential likelihood of outperformance – 48% – separates the most from the least gender-diverse companies
Code Institute is recognised by industry as the gold-standard in career Ethnic and gender diversity in the workplace brings a richer more layered aspect to business decisions and greater creativity to solving business problems. In fact, a McKinsey report shows that organisations with gender diversity have a 25% better likelihood of financial outperformance while ethnic diversity increases it further to 36%. The differential likelihood of outperformance – 48% – separates the most from the least gender-diverse companies.
Coding Careers for Women
Coding Careers for Women is a joint initiative between Code Institute, Education and Training Boards, Regional Skills Fora and tech employers in Ireland. It offers women who are unemployed or returning to the workforce a pathway into tech careers.
Scholarships for Refugees
LevelUp is a CSR initiative, in partnership with Zartis, aiming to Code Institute has been working to offer scholarships for refugees across several European countries, including Ireland, Spain and Germany. This CSR initiative is part of the LevelUp programme in partnership with Zartis. Code Institute aims to upskill refugees and asylum seekers in software development by providing them with focused training and connecting participants with tech employers.
During a corporate restructuring project, Code Institute partnered with ING outplacement department and offered staff reskilling opportunities as a part of their exit package. Code Institute ran an intensive 16-week online programme for Dutch employees. These students were supported with bi-daily check-in’s, 1:1 career support, tutoring and monitoring. Within three months of completing the course, all students gained employment in technical roles.