The Product Design Track is only accepting intermediate applications.
In ALC 1.0, we received over 4,500 unique applications, supported over 2,000 learners, and produced over 1,000 Android confident graduates with more than 70 Google Certified Associate Android Developers.
Read more about the ALC 1.0 success story
Akande, a former driver, found an opportunity to start a long-term career in software development to support his daughters by joining ALC in 2017. He plans to join a top tech company as a software engineer – currently he is doing some learning to grow his programming skills.
Comfort, who joined ALC in 2017, came to ALC after leaving her job as a kitchen assistant. Now, she’s proudly embracing a career in software development while pursuing her college admission into a technology-oriented discipline.
Ajoke joined ALC in 2017, hoping to use the skills she learns as a software developer to begin her educational business to grow other aspiring developers in her region.
Andela Learning Community (ALC) 2.0 powered by Google is a program that connects people who are interested in learning software development with beginner or intermediate courses in Android/web development or product design. Powered by Andela and Google, and featuring course curriculum from Udacity, it is designed to spark a generation of tech talent across Africa
Anyone in Kenya or Nigeria over the age of 13. Prior programming experience is not required.
Online, with optional in-person meetups.
The program begins mid-November and continues until March 2018.
October 21, 2017.
Candidates are selected through an application process. To submit an application, click the apply here button and provide the required information. If selected, Andela will contact you by e-mail within a few weeks to notify you and provide the next steps.
ALC 2.0 is split into two ‘tracks’ based on level of experience.
|The beginner track is for candidates with no prior programming experience. It starts from the absolute beginning and provides candidates the option to learn how to develop apps, build websites, and/or build technology products.||The intermediate track is for candidates who have 1-2 years prior programming experience on Android, web development, or product design.|
ALC is powered by self-learning, but the program features peer-learning groups through online and physical community meetups.
The program is delivered through an online Udacity course. It features learning content from Google and small group learning programs organized and run by Andela. Andela provides offline content for learners with limited internet access at meetups.
No. The only requirement is that you can commit to a minimum of 10+ hours per week.
Andela does not provide for internet access or data. However, it does provide offline content for learners with limited internet access at meetups.
No, Andela does not connect candidates with jobs upon completion.
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