Well-known Estonian entrepreneurs will open a coding school in Jõhvi, Ida-Viru County next year. The school will help reduce the growing demand for software developers in Estonia.
Entrepreneurs behind the Jõhvi Coding School include Taavet Hinrikus (Skype, TransferWise), Martin Villig (Bolt), Marek Kiisa (Superangel), Mari-Liis Kitter, Maarja Pehk (Latitude59), Merlin Seeman, Rainer Sternfeld (NordicNinja) and Ede Tamkivi (Eesti 2.0). The school will open in Autumn 2021.
The school’s curriculum will be based on the international 01Edu self-studying system. It’s already used in France, Finland and Silicon Valley and comprises of two years of intensive study where students set their own pace.