Pathways is a free course for adult learners that focuses on Apple’s Swift programming language and employability skills. During the course, learners build confidence with coding, develop digital and essential skills, and attain post-secondary credentials. Upon course completion, Ed Farm illuminates additional post-secondary pathways learners can follow to continue their journey towards software development, information technology, and entrepreneurship.
Ed Farm’s Code Clubs exist to empower all children to learn how to code and to create the opportunities for their generation and beyond. We accomplish this by partnering with schools and community-based organizations to provide weekly and bi-weekly coding workshops for students, tailored towards the specific needs of each individual community.
next cohort application open
We are now accepting applicants for Pathways Cohort 5. Registration will close on December 22, 2021. The virtual Cohort 5 will start on February 1, 2022. No device, no problem. We have you covered. Apply Today!
4 hours a week
what you'll learn
Build confidence with coding by exploring Apple’s Swift programming language
Develop digital skills through interactive lab exercises and guided projects
Develop essential skills using personalized learning technology and 1:1 support
Attain certificates that will kick-start your journey toward a job of the future
who is the pathways course for?Adults 18+ with a high school diploma or GED who live in Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, or Walker counties. Pathways is free, and learners must attend 90 percent of the classes.
what will learners create?Learners work on multiple labs and guided projects during Pathways. Through these experiences, learners build a mobile app portfolio to share with potential employers.
what should learners expect?Pathways is an interactive learning environment that meets people where they are. Ed Farm instructors treat all learners with respect and design lessons with a focus on learning objectives.
what do learners need?Ed Farm provides devices, curriculum, expert instructors, and networking opportunities. Learners just need to exercise a commitment to the course and bring a growth mindset to every class.
how can I join pathways?Ed Farm offers Pathways in the spring, summer, and fall. Adult learners who are interested in the program can apply for the course through the Ed Farm website. Complete our Contact Us form to receive updates on recruitment and registration.
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