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Reflecting On Five Years As Lighthouse Labs' CEO

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Jan. 03 2019
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Jeremy Shaki

Lighthouse Labs CEO Jeremy Shaki reflects on the past five years as we hit our five-year birthday.

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Introducing Student Scholarships

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Dec. 06 2018
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Lighthouse Labs

Lighthouse Labs recognizes the need for financial, emotional and academic support to foster meaningful change and life-long learning, which is why we aim to offer substantial tuition assistance, including our commitment to $150,000 in scholarships, and mentorship opportunities.

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Our Five-Year Birthday Celebrations, In Photos

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Nov. 29 2018
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Tim Huebsch

We just hit our five-year mark. Here are photos from our Toronto and Vancouver celebrations in case you couldn't make it!

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Why You Should Start a Daily Coding Habit

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Sep. 18 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Coding knowledge continues to be a skill that is in high demand. But to truly gain a new skill you need to dive in to build that muscle memory. So, commit to practicing coding every day!

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Staying Healthy During Bootcamp

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Sep. 12 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Attending bootcamp takes determination and grit, but self-care is just as important. It can be easy to fall into bad habits like skipping out on sleep and not eating well. However, staying healthy while attending bootcamp will actually help you succeed!

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Teacher Feature: Rohit Dhand

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Aug. 30 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Rohit Dhand is one of our amazing Vancouver instructors who has been working in computers and programming for almost 30 years.

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6 Reasons Graphic Designers Should Learn to Code

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Aug. 09 2018
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Lauren Girdler

By having an understanding of what is possible and what is difficult in web development, you will increase your professional skills which can help to open up a wider range of career opportunities.

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The Value of Investing in Kindergarten to Grade 12 Teachers and Coding Education

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Jul. 19 2018
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Don Burks

One fundamental reason for teaching digital literacy is impact. Teachers from kindergarten up to grade 12 are advocates and evangelists for lifelong learning.

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Our Tech World: Understanding the Value of Technical Training

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Jul. 03 2018
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Don Burks

It is worth exploring how technology touches our lives as a vehicle for bringing about a deeper and more thorough understanding of the value of technical training, digital literacy, and fluency with the types of problem-solving skills that are needed to work with computers.

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Announcing our Latest Part-Time Course: Blockchain for Developers

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May. 24 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Lighthouse Labs is thrilled to announce the launch of our new course: Blockchain for Developers! This 12-week, part-time course is designed for professional developers looking to gain skills in the exciting, emerging field of blockchain.

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Online vs. In-person Coding Education

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May. 09 2018
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Sarah Foot

So you want to learn to code? Congratulations! With online and offline options, paid and free, deciding what is best for you can take some time and energy. At Lighthouse Labs, it’s our opinion that everyone has their own learning style, and education isn’t one size fits all.

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Digital Literacy: The Must Have Skill for 2018

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May. 03 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Not long ago, coding was the exclusive domain of developers. But in our increasingly digital world, knowledge of coding is useful, and even necessary, for a much broader range of functions and professions.

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The OG Ladies of Tech

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Mar. 08 2018
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Lauren Girdler

March 8 is International Women’s Day which is the perfect opportunity to recognize all the fantastic women of the past who have influenced the world of tech.

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Why Lighthouse Labs Teaches Full-Stack Development

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Mar. 06 2018
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Corey Leung

One of the most common questions we get asked at Lighthouse Labs is “why teach full-stack development”? While other bootcamp programs focus on either front-end or back-end, we are steadfast in our commitment to teaching the concepts of both. We believe that a full-stack education provides the best foundation for Junior Developers to have long and rewarding careers no matter their specialization.

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Founder Spotlight: Lighthouse Labs Co-Founder Jeremy Shaki

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Feb. 22 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

The team at SwitchUp recently sat down with Jeremy Shaki, the Co-Founder and Chief Talking Officer of Lighthouse Labs, to learn more about his views on coding bootcamps, the future of technology and the current coding career space.

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