Learn to be a Hacker in 3 Days

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Art of Smart Education

Level 1, 252 Peats Ferry Road

Hornsby, NSW 2077


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Did you know that 90% of jobs and careers in the next 5 years will require high levels of digital literacy skills and that employers are willing to pay $8,543 more for young people with these skills?

But...according to a 2017 Attorney General's Office study, only 1 in 2 high school students have proficient digital literacy skills.

Crazy right?

Learn to be a Hacker in 3 Days aims to change this by equipping your teenager with the critical digital skills they need to thrive at school and beyond in this new world of work!


In this 3 day personalised holiday program + careers in STEM evening, your teenager will:

  • Build a simple mobile compatible website based on their passions and interests

  • Learn web design and development from industry mentors

  • Experiment with modern web frameworks used by startups like AirBnb and Uber

  • Reach thousands of people using the world’s largest open source code repository

  • Present your website and project to industry mentors to win prizes and mentoring!

  • Explore careers and career pathways in STEM for life after school & meet STEM leaders

What skills will they learn?

  1. Communication and Presentation Skills

  2. Design Thinking

  3. Teamwork and Collaboration

  4. Twitter Bootstrap - Mobile Responsive

  5. API: Google API / Facebook API / PayPal / MailChimp

  6. HTML 5

  7. CSS 3

  8. Youtube Video Integration

What’s the structure over the 3 days (Monday 25th - Wednesday 27th September 10am-4pm)?

Day 1:

    • Learn about the Internet, servers and the cloud

    • Introduction to modern web development

    • Explore the basics of HTML 5

    • Start scoping out your website

Day 2:

    • Learn the basics of CSS 3

    • Introduction to User Experience and User Interface (UX/UI)

    • Going Live - Deploying your code to the cloud

Day 3:

    • Modern Libraries & Frameworks

    • Twitter’s Bootstrap - Building for Mobile Responsiveness

    • Explore API's

    • Finish building your website!

Graduation Event + STEM Careers Evening on Thursday 5th October from 6 - 7:30pm

The 3 day holiday program culminates in a graduation and STEM Careers Evening!

At this evening your teenager will:

  • Present their website and project to the local community and STEM leaders in a showcase

  • Win awards and mentoring by STEM leaders for their project and website

  • Be inspired by a keynote speaker STEM Leader who shares their journey and experiences in pursuing careers in STEM

  • Learn from a panel of STEM leaders about university pathways and career options to pursue careers in STEM

What does your teenager need to bring?

  • A laptop and your charger

Your investment?

Your total investment for 3 days + STEM Careers evening is only $375!

However places are strictly limited so we can ensure students get amazing support from industry teachers and mentors, so secure their seat and book early!

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Level 1, 252 Peats Ferry Road

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