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The world has gone digital and going quantum. Digital economy is growing and now demand outstrips supply nationwide for tech talent. Digital skills became vital for youth and for professionals to learn, as the skills that reflect today and tomorrow’s work. QWANT brings an industry-leading IT programs from Silicon Valley to enable you to get the skills and the experience you need.
Learning at QWANT is very different from the “classroom”. There isn’t an instructor telling you what you need to learn. There are no lectures. Our learning platform gives you a path to progress through projects and to learn on your own and in groups. The point is that you learn and become competent, that you learn how to learn, and that you contribute to the community around you.
No teachers, lectures or grades. Learn by doing, making, breaking, fixing, and figuring stuff out.
QWANT democratizes education and provides access to everyone to develop coding skills.
Help others learn, ask for help, and work together to achieve common goals.
QWANT opens borders. Enrich your experience and find your digital job within our network
QWANT is open to anyone who wants to become a full-stack developer, professional software engineer, or data scientist. Our UpSkill program is designed to help bridge the gap between employer demands for qualified developers and your skills & experience. Program provides its own integrated development environment, where you can evolve “top-notch” hard coding skills on various frameworks and languages.
Intensive program is for everyone who wants to start their journey in becoming top tier IT specialist.
Duration: 12 month
The selection stage includes successful
completion of free 3 week IT swimming pool.
Tuition fee after completing swimming pool is 15 000 KZT per month. Conditional scholarships are available
Intensive software engineering program, based on a world class curriculum developed by Silicon Valley experts.
Duration: 6 month
The selection stage includes successful
completion of skills assessment.
Tuition fee before joining program is 120 000 KZT. Conditional scholarships are available.
Students are to complete progressively more difficult and complex software projects that build key hard skills, knowledge, and understanding, as well as soft skills such as problem-solving and creativity.
No class, no teachers means it is the coders themselves who are in charge of their development. To progress on their projects, they must rely on the strength of the group, give and receive information, be corrective and corrected in turn.
Confidence as a software engineer is directly related to what you’re capable of and what you know you can do, which is why practice and repetition are important.
IT leaders from Kazakhstan and Silicon Valley will provide support for students and guide through projects. Our community is readily accessible and prepared to offer help as the need arises
Sing up and fill out the form in our website
Pass our test to be invited for the interview
Get through an intensive 3-weeks of coding
QWANT School is open to participants from the age of 18
Training will be held online. As situation changes we will be opening our campus in Nur-Sultan at the BCPD: University of the Future, in the territory of Expo 2017, the heart of financial and digital technologies.
You will pass through a powerful Upskill program that will upgrade your coding skills to the benchmarks of Silicon Valley in the shortest possible time, as well as practical experience in project management necessary for employment.
At this stage, no.
The AIFC BCPD is aimed at creating, supporting and promoting professionals and will support the employment of school graduates into leading companies.
First step is to fill out the online application on the website. For professional program, participant should pass the entrance test on the HackerRank platform, and according to these steps QWANT will invite you to an interview. For beginners program, participant should pass 3 week intensive online selection stage
Applications for the professional program are not open yet. Stay in touch on our social media accounts to get latest announcements.
Applications for the beginners program are open until end of June, 2020,. Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to high competition for the limited number of places.
Our ideal candidate for professional program is strong in STEM (science, technologies, engineering and mathematics), familiar with programming languages, and most importantly, is motivated to learn and work on projects. The selection process is based on these parameters.
There are no teachers or lectures at QWANT. The program is built on the methodology of active learning, where the working environment is transferred to the class, and students find answers on their own and solve projects together. Learning takes the form of deep immersion into programming languages.
The professional program is held in an intensive program format and lasts 6 months. Intensive program for the beginners lasts 12 month.
The program focuses on the development of your coding skills in the following areas: Coding Fundamentals, Web Development, Mobile & App Development, AI & Machine Learning. You will learn to use the IDE of the platform to deep dive in programming languages.
Yes, we are offering our program online. Building high-end skills requires commitment and passion, that what we wait from our students.
The program is intensive, and requires at least 40 hours a week, so it will be difficult to combine with work and study.
Our graduates will receive a non-state certificate of completion of the QWANT School on the basis of BCPD and a certificate from our partner from Silicon Valley QWASAR.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Kairat KelimbetovAIFC Governor
Herman GrefPresident and Chairman of the Board of Sberbank of Russia
Professor Alexander Van De PutteChairman of the AIFC Academic Council
Kwame YamgnaneCEO, QWASAR Silicon Valley
Co-founded 42 and Epitech, France’s leading private IT and computer programming schools.
Terence PhuongSoftware Engineer
QWASAR Silicon Valley. Autopilot Software Engineer, Tesla. Artificial Intelligence enthusiast.
Arman SuleimenovHead of QWANT advisory board
Co-founder & CTO at Hora.AI. Arman was a 2x ACM ICPC World Finalist and worked at a Y-Combinator funded company. He has also founded a mobile app studio Zero To One Labs and project-based programming school NFactorial Incubator. Master’s in Computer Science from Princeton University.
Almas TuyakbayevAcademic advisor
CEO, Founder of UXStone LLP. Co-founder of Zero to One Labs and nFactorial Incubator. He was Semi-Finalist in ACM ICPC, Finalist in global Imagine Cup by Microsoft. Master in Human-Computer Interaction degree from Carnegie Mellon University.
Arman ShokparovHR Advisor
Founder of On Point. Active assignments in Executive Search, IT Recruitment, RPO and HR Management in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Professional in IT recruitment, Certified by Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Certified in viaEDGE, Decision Styles and OPQ32.