FAQs

Q: Is Code Lagos free?

A: Participation in Code Lagos is free.

 

Q: When will Code Lagos kick off?

A: Code Lagos will kick off in January 2017.

 

Q: What is a Raspberry Pi?

A: It is a small but powerful computer that can be used to learn programming.

 

Q: Who provides the equipment for Code Lagos?

A: The Lagos State Government and partners will provide the required equipment.

 

Q: What are the plans for steady power supply?

A: All selected schools will be fitted with a sustainable, solar-powered inverter systems to provide power for the Code Lagos classes.

 

Q: What are the requirements to serve as a facilitator?

A: Basic computer knowledge is an acceptable requirement; you need no special programming knowledge or skill, though that will be an added advantage.

 

Q: How will selected facilitators be trained?

A: Facilitators will be trained through partnerships with global IT firms.

 

Q: Will the facilitators get paid?

A: Each facilitator will get paid on a monthly basis.

 

Q: How do I apply for code Lagos?

A: Individuals can apply online at the code Lagos website: www.codelagos.org. Registration can also be done at selected schools. 

 

Q: What are the benefits of participating in Code Lagos?

A: The participants stand to earn programming certifications and brighten their potentials for employment opportunities in the Tech sector.

 

Q: What schools will be selected for Code Lagos?

A: Involvement in the programme is open to private and public schools in Primary and Secondary Schools. Lagos State-owned tertiary institutions will also participate.

 

Q: How will the schools be selected?

A: Schools will be selected geographically and also based on the available facilities.

 

Q: Will there be centres outside the school premises?

A: Regular classes will hold in public spaces in Lagos State including Community Centers, Public and Private Libraries.

 

Q: How long will classes last?
A: In Primary schools, classes will last for 40 minutes, Secondary will last for 1 hour 30 minutes and tertiary Schools will last for 2 hours.