"CODE Summer: First Steps in IТ" is a free educational program of the IT Ukraine Association, which consists of several stages and is designed for schoolchildren and students aged 12 - 17 years.
During the CODE Summer program, children will have the opportunity to work in project teams on implementing their technical ideas, visit the offices of Ukrainian IT-companies, train additional soft skills and project management. The learning process will be coordinated and supervised by mentors - experienced IT-professionals from leading Ukrainian and international companies.
The initiative is supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada's Committee on Information and Communication, the Department of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Kyiv City State Administration, the Ukrainian Leadership Academy; higher educational institutions: Kiev Polytechnic Institute of I. Sikorsky, Kyiv National University of T. Shevchenko, Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts. Member-companies of the Association, such as Svitla Systems, Daxx BV, DataArt, SoftServe, EPAM, Luxoft, GlobalLogic and Valtech_ also help with the organization process.