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During this phase, we will
September 30th - November 10th.
November 11th - November 19th.
We make the laptop and WiFi device purchases and distribute them to the students during an in-person bootcamp launch day.
November 20th - May 6th
The Ethiopian bootcamp will contain the same content but at half pace owing to the fact that most students will be pursuing this bootcamp parallel to their university studies.
There will be a milestone assessment once a month, each covering one module. Students who fail are given one retake opportunity. If they fail again, then they will no longer be able to proceed in the bootcamp and will receive a certificate corresponding to the achievements attained. More details can be found in our GitHub repository.
June 2024 - December 2024
Partner firms interview and select students in groups of four to build out projects for the tech firm partner. Each group of 4 is led by a DirectEd staff serving both as a Project Manager and technical mentor.