42 Prague is a peer-to-peer coding institute with a world-class curriculum.
What is 42 Prague?
42 Prague is a peer-to-peer coding institute with a world-class curriculum empowering the next leading generation of tech talent in Central and Eastern Europe. Through our educational model, students are trained to become qualified software engineers and design inclusive solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow. Up to 450 future programmers will be trained here free of charge in the next 5 years as they prepare for new careers and professional roles. Based on peer-to-peer feedback and gamification, the most important software programming languages will be taught practically, with an additional focus on continuous learning and strengthening social skills.
42 Prague is a member of 42: created in Paris, brought to Prague by ŠKODA AUTO, on a mission to make the Czech Republic a technological heart of Europe. The project was launched in spring 2022.
No classes, no tuition, no limits!
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42 PRAGUE CAMPUS
42 Prague campus is located in Kolbenova area in an emerging district of Prague. The campus is open 24/7 and equipped with modern hardware, making it accessible for any student at any convenient time to study at their own pace. Our campus hosts various events and is the heart of the IT community in Prague.
With a long professional career in Human Resources, Peter Podprocky has expertise in areas such as social dialogue and labor law, HR Compliance, recruiting, operative HR care, and temporary employment coordination. He has managed a team of 3,500 temporary employees and has supported a board member on HR strategy and structure. Peter's international experience, flexibility, and excellent communication skills make him a great addition to any organization.
Robin executes the role of CCO at 42 Prague. With his 9 years of experience at Cisco in London, and a total of 16 years in leading roles in top IT companies, Robin brings a wealth of experience in business strategy, sales, program and project leadership. Robin is co-leading our dynamic 42 Prague team, infusing his expertise into every aspect of the business. His strategic approach centers around forging strong partnerships, spearheading fundraising initiatives, and propelling the institute’s technological advancement. Robin's proven track record and visionary leadership make him an invaluable asset to the team.
Head of Non-Profit Development
With her experience and passion for non-formal education, innovation and sustainability, Tetiana found a sweet spot at 42 Prague. Before she joined the team, Tetiana was running an international environmental non-profit and assisted other NGOs with fundraising and organizational development. She believes that 42 is a space for innovation, ambition for exploration, feeling of belonging and appreciation for diversity.
Numbers and graph enthusiast. He believes that we have in our hands the tools and the environment that will bring balance to the IT market. From a marketing perspective, his vision is to help companies to fill positions and people to have successful and meaningful careers.
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42 Paris student and specialists in IT and the pedago field. Thanks to his experience in Paris, he is a true asset to students and Pisciners.
Brian is an adept communicator with a strong commitment to serving and fostering connections with others to foster positive and inclusive communities. He boasts a proven track record in handling internationally-minded programs, overseeing accounts, managing projects, and coordinating events. He excels in independent problem-solving and organizational skills, firmly believing in the ongoing enhancement of processes and the power of collaboration as a means to achieve collective success.
A big believer in multipotentiality. Keeps our campus running and executes all of the events. 42 values are her own - inclusivity, open culture, and always aiming at excellence. She is proud of both her healthcare and international artists’ management backgrounds, where she developed a passion for education and gained managerial skills.
Oleksandra is a dedicated and efficient operations assistant who plays a crucial role in the smooth running of the campus. She is a valuable member of the team and is always willing to lend a helping hand where needed.
An avid learner and world explorer. With experience in IT recruitment and studies of Business, she tries to get 42 Prague students the best internship opportunities possible. Fascinated by the IT industry and 42 learning model, she almost became a 42 Prague student instead.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
„I'M SO IMPRESSED BY THE INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO EDUCATION AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AT 42 PRAGUE, AND I AM EXCITED TO BE ABLE TO CONTRIBUTE MY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE TO THE ORGANIZATION. I BELIEVE THAT 42 PRAGUE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF ITS STUDENTS AND I AM EAGER TO BE A PART OF THAT JOURNEY.“
Ing. Pavla Kavuloková , Pavla Kavuloková is an accomplished professional in the fields of education, personal development, and HR recruitment. With her expertise and experience, Pavla is sure to be a valuable asset to 42 Prague. Her skills in these areas will no doubt help to drive the success and growth of the organization in the future. She is the Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of 42 Prague.
„GLOBALIZATION, AN INCREASE OF COMPLEXITY AND PACE, NEED FOR CONSTANTLY IMPROVING EFFICIENCIES ARE LEADING TO AN ENORMOUS INCREASE IN BOTH EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL DIGITALIZATION, WITH AN ACCELERATING TREND YEAR ON YEAR BASIS. 42 PRAGUE IS A GREAT IDEA TO SUPPORT THESE CHALLENGES/TRENDS.“
Tomáš Janata, MSc., Tomáš Janata is a financial and investment expert with over 13 years of experience in the field. He has spent much of his career working at ŠKODA AUTO, where he has gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise in finance and investment.
„AFFORDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE IT EDUCATION IS A WAY TO DEMOCRATIZE INNOVATION. EVERYONE WHO IS INTERESTED IN IT AND WANTS TO EXPAND THEIR KNOWLEDGE SHOULD HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO SO- AND 42 PRAGUE IS OPENING THAT DOOR.“
doc. Ing. RNDr. Barbora Bühnová Ph.D., Co-Founding Member Czechitas & Vice-dean of Masaryk University
„I VERY MUCH APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PART OF 42 PRAGUE AND I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO WORKING TOGETHER WITH THE 42 PRAGUE TEAM. OUR COMMON GOAL IS TO ENABLE AND SUPPORT FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF 42 PRAGUE ON ITS WAY OF SUCCESS, TO THE BENEFIT OF NOT ONLY THE INSTITUTE BUT ALSO OF ITS STUDENTS AND OF THE ENTIRE SOCIETY.“
JUDr. David Kavan David Kavan is a lawyer with strong expertise and experience. He has served as a lawyer for ŠKODA AUTO for many years, and is currently the head of legal department at the company. In this role, he has been responsible for managing the legal affairs of ŠKODA AUTO and of the ŠKODA brand.
PARTNER WITH US
As in any good partnership, we are interested in finding ways to collaborate and grow together. We are trailblazing new paths of education, so that we find new type of talent, and develop a unique, engaged problem-solving culture. If you have a technological vision of where you want to be, and you need hands on deck to build the future - 42 is a helpful partner. If you are looking for value add through coding skills, getting in touch with 42 students is a way to support this path. We are looking for various ways to engage in a partnership - presenting real-world problems and opportunities to students, collaborating on hardware projects or conducting hackathons or coding workshops.
Would you like to become a partner of 42 Prague? Contact our managing director Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.