INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE WITH AUTISM THROUGH AN ENGAGING CODING EXPERIENCE

aboutus

CodeX is a social enterprise founded in partnership with the University of Nottingham aiming to inspire young people with autism by teaching them to code.

 

We deliver specialised coding courses to neuro-diverse young people through a variety of carefully tailored programmes. 

 

We help students meet the demand for a more diverse workforce in both the technology sector and the wider working world.

 

We have built up strong partnership with our sponsors who help to enrich our ability to improve employability.

 

STATISTICS

Only 16% of individuals with ASD are in full-time paid work

Only 32% are in some kind of paid work (full and part-time combined)

 

Over three quarters (77%) who are unemployed say they want to work

 

Four in ten say that they've never worked in formal employment

 

OUR SERVICES

COURSES

SCHOOLS

We run our courses in schools over a 5-week period with  10+ hours of content which teaches Python to our students.

 

We usually run hourly session but we are adaptable to suit the needs of our students

INDEPENDENT

1-on-1 tuition and group sessions are also available if you want to take part independently of a school.

 

We also run courses for Non-ASD students too!

 

EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

TASTERS

We also offer FREE taster sessions to give you a glimpse of what we offer and the way we tailor our course specifically for these children

 

These tasters introduce young people on the autistic spectrum to the programming world!

PRICES

Please get in touch to get a quote for our 5- week course that we run in schools.

 

If you are a parent looking to get your child involved, we offer: 

Group session at £35 an hour*

Individual lessons at £50 an hour*

 

 

 

*Even though our prices are very competitive, our main focus is to empower as many people as possible, so if this is genuinely unaffordable for you, get in touch and we will look into the possibilty of a subsidy! 

 

 

100% VERY GOOD OR EXCELLENT STUDENT ENGAGEMENT* 

89% OF STUDENTS HIGHLY SATISFIED WITH THE COURSE*

*According to post-course surveys run at 2 separate schools with over 50 participants

 

EQUIPPING STUDENTS WITH THE SKILLS TO JOIN THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Teaching Co-ordinator ,

Bluecoat Academy School

The course was a real success, both in terms of general organisation, pedagogy and delivery. 

Parent of child on 1:1 course

The homework tasks and detailed feedback have been particularly important to consolidate learning.

Teaching Co-ordinator,

Nottingham Girls' High School

Safe, supportive atmospheres to facilitate learning and enjoyment.

 

93% OF STUDENTS PARTICIPATING FELT THEY WERE A BETTER PROGRAMMER

 EXEMPLAR TEACHERS

ASHIA OGUNLADE

 I’m a second year Computer Science student on the Computer Science with a Year in Industry course.

Working with CodeX has given me the opportunity to teach a range of different school children over the past few weeks and share my coding skills with them. I’ve also actually learnt a lot from the kids while teaching them, and we all really enjoy the lessons, so it’s been a great shared experience.

CHLOE BECK

Chloe Beck is a study abroad student from the USA studying at the University of Nottingham for the year. She is pursuing a degree in Data Science with an emphasis on biological data.

 

When she isn’t coding, she loves hanging out with her cats and dog and going biking with her dad. She also has a love for music and has been playing the trumpet since she was 10!

EMMA KUCEWICZ

Hi, I’m Emma! I’m a fourth year Natural Sciences student at the University of Nottingham, specialising in Physics. I started learning to code in my first year at uni and now I enjoy using programming to solve scientific problems that can’t be solved analytically. I want to pass on the skills that I have learnt and give other people the opportunity to become enthusiastic about coding! Outside of uni work I love to play the piano and guitar. My main hobby is rollerblading, and I'm keen to get better at speed skating!

 

"TEACHERS WERE EXCELLENT. THEY SHOWED GREAT PATIENCE, FLEXIBILITY AND EMPATHY"

 

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