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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!


How?

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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