Jul 01, 2020
The Penn Summer High School Coding Camp and
"In today's tech-driven world, a foundational knowledge of coding will be beneficial to high school students no matter what fields or careers they choose to pursue in the future," said Professor Soulaymane Kachani, Vice Provost of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation at
"Our new summer coding program will equip high school students with foundational coding, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills," said
Throughout both intensive three-week programs, high schoolers will participate in instructor-led online classes along with dynamic programming projects and assignments with constant support from instructional staff and tutors. No prior coding experience is required.
"In partnership with Columbia Engineering and Penn LPS, we were able to move quickly to create these innovative summer boot camps for high schoolers whose original summer plans for jobs, camps, or internships have been upended by the coronavirus," said
2U acquired boot camp leader Trilogy Education in 2019, and more than 25,000 learners have graduated from Trilogy-powered boot camps at universities globally. The Columbia and Penn summer camps are the first example of programs powered by 2U created specifically for high school students.
Students who complete these programs will receive a certificate that can be added to a resume or college application from
For more information about the
For more information about the Penn Summer High School Coding Camp: bootcamp.sas.upenn.edu/hs/coding
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