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Sourcery for Front-End academy is a free three-month course, available in the Fall of each year. Students are given an opportunity to be immersed in a professional Front-End development course for the beginners who are willing to develop their expertise in user interface programming. Students are invited to the Devbridge in Kaunas and Vilnius offices to attend lectures and create custom projects with the help of Front-End software development professionals. Top graduates are invited for an interview to become a Junior Front-End Software Engineer.

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The Academy has three phase based admission. Completing an online application is the first and the most important step to apply to Sourcery Academy. Registration is available for all candidates who are willing to learn front-end development (the application period opens in January and closes on September 23, 2020). During the second phase all candidates have to pass the entry test will take place online (specifically, on September 24, 25 and 26, 2020). Test results define a priority list of candidates who are invited into the third phase - the admission workshop (October 16, 2020). We accept 20 candidates with highest marks into the Academy. All applicants will be informed about the results of their admission by the end of October.
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The participants learn the latest technologies and how to create software using the best tools on the market. During the Academy they discover all types, techniques and design approaches, learn how to write semantic elements in HTML, apply advanced CSS techniques, understand accessibility standards as well as manage projects using the Agile methods. Additionally, each student is awarded a trial with the company, giving them a chance to gain real work experience. Devbridge assigns a mentor to each student to serve as a resource for their custom development projects. The end result of the learning process is shown during the Graduation event. Under a strict timeline of 15 minutes students, distributed to 4 different teams, will have to present the results of their implemented projects in front of people from Devbridge.
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“Sourcery” academy is a free of charge three-month course, available in the Fall of each year. The Academy starts in the end of October and lasts until the mid-January of the next year. 10-15 students are invited to the software design and development company Devbridge in Kaunas and Vilnius to attend weekly lectures (3-hour lecture once per week; 10 lectures in total) and create custom projects in order to learn how to create software using the best tools on the market with the help of software development professionals. Academy's students need to dedicate at least 10-15 hours per week in order to graduate the academy successfully. At the end of term all students will receive a certificate of completion the Sourcery Academy for Testers.

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At the end of term all students will receive a certificate of completion the Sourcery academy for Front-End Developers. The participants are observed throughout the course by assigned mentors who represent 70% of the overall score that reflects student's progress. An assessment of the final exam consists 30% of the final grade. Only the TOP highest performing graduates are invited for an interview to become junior Front-End Software Engineers at Devbridge.

Schedule

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Vilnius

Agile & Git Fundamentals

Data

spalio 28 d.

Laikas

4:00 pm

Vieta

Vilnius

Trukmė

3 hours

HTML Semantics & Accessibility basics

Data

lapkričio 5 d.

Laikas

4:00 pm

Vieta

Vilnius

Trukmė

3 hours

HTML Layouts

Data

lapkričio 12 d.

Laikas

4:00 pm

Vieta

Vilnius

Trukmė

3 hours

Please note that the schedule and lecturers may change during the first weeks of the academy.

Simas Leonavičius

Ši intensyvi programa „Sourcery for Front-End" akademijoje yra tobula būsimiems Front-End programuotojams, norintiems atrasti ir išmokti įvairių dizaino metodų, rūšių ir technikų. Akademijoje tobulinau savo turimas tinklalapio kūrimo technines žinias. Susipažinau su Agile projektų valdymo metodika, kuri man padėjo įgyti geriausios komandinio darbo patirties.

Simas Leonavičius, Sourcery for Front-End alumnas

Frequently asked questions

Weekly lectures and meetings with mentor will be held virtually and streamed online until summer 2021.

If you want to graduate the academy successfully, you will have to dedicate 10-15 hours per week. Approximately three hours should be dedicated for each lecture. Other time should be dedicated for your personal development in order implement IT project in a team as well as to build your competence through trainings and individual or groups assignments.

The Academy has three phase based admission. First of all, try to do your best during the first phase - apply well-done resiume that would reflect your interest in IT field. Secondly, try to pass the Entry Test and confirm only fully and precisely answered questions. The test will allow to assess your knowledge in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. There won't be any negative grades for wrong answers. Finally, the best-performing students will receive direct invitations to the academy after they pass the third phase - the admission workshop. During the workshop use your best personal skills in order to achieve the best result for your team.

This free-to-attend course is for everyone who is willing to learn the latest Front-End technologies. We do not require any advanced Front-End development skills from you before the academy. However, you need to have at least basics of front-end development in order to pass the admission. We are looking for smart, motivated people who are thinking outside the box and willing to learn the latest web technologies in order to kick start their career in IT as Junior Front-End software engineers.

The Academy provides weekly lectures (once or twice per week). Three hours long lectures usually starts at 4 pm each Tuesday in Vilnius or Wednesday in Kaunas. This three-month course ir available in the Fall of each year (from October to Mid January).

Yes, a personal laptop is required. However, in case you do not have it, the company offers the possibility to use the laptop during lectures at Devbridge Kaunas or Vilnius office (the city depends on the location where you took the entrance test).

No, it is not possible to receive recorded lectures or attend them in both cities all the time. We are measuring students' progress regaring their activeness as well. However, it is possible to attend a few lectures in another city if it is a temporary need.

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