Coding Schools are here to Stay in the Indian Education Scenario
Gone are the days when the traditional educational institutions confined us to step out of the periphery of our comfort before we pass out our intermediate. Today is the age of breaking all that barriers that resist us to acquire the knowledge we wish to have regardless of the age. Today, a concept like ‘Coding School’ is no longer an alien term for Indian teens, thanks to the brands that have observed the inclination of students towards programming skills and coding.
An intensive full-time programming school designed to train students who wish to become a coder, Coding Schools are rapidly gauging all the attention and are captivating young students. The coding school industry is poised to earn revenue of about $59 million across India.
A recent study reveals that India produces the most school pupils with coding skills – almost 10 times as many as the US. By looking at this data, it is quite easily understood that India could be a viable destination for skilled programmers and coders to start off with their business ventures.
Market Potential of the Coding Industry
As mentioned above, India produces the most school pupils with coding skills; the potential of this newly emerged industry is going to be quite bright. Talking about the structure of these schools, it is observed that most of these programming crash-courses run online, and a lot of Indians sign up for them. These schools/institutes run successfully because of the structured curriculum that attempts to duplicate the in-class experience. Another major reason of the success of online bootcamps is that there is no geographical constraint for students.
Many coding schools operate in a brick-and-mortar structure, which is something like a typical school. Logicscool, one of the biggest coding school brands for kids and teens, is a big exemplar of how schools like this could even do better in India. In conversation with Franchise India, Gyula Csitári, Co-Founder – Logiscool, shared some deeper insights about the growing popularity of their school. Csitári shared, “We can’t avoid that the world is getting digital and robust in artificial intelligence. We also can’t avoid the fact that children are spending more and more time on computers. They should be creative on computers - that’s what we teach them. This way they will become prepared for the digital future no matter what it’s going to be. There are so many new job opportunities that came in the last 10 years which did not exist before. We assure that this kind of knowledge and skills which they get here will be useful for them whatever their professions are going to be”.
The facts stated above clearly reveals that India is poised to become a hub for the coding school industry. A country which has largely been focusing on the traditional education system is now becoming one of the biggest contributors in the growth of such a distinct skill, which should be a huge achievement for the industry itself. For those who wish to enter this industry, it should now be clear that it is a vibrant field with a bright future in the times ahead.
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