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Powered by retail software developer redPanda Software, redAcademy is a stand-alone organisation with a clear goal: give carefully chosen, talented South Africans the opportunity to sprint into their IT careers.
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Key considerations for a career in software development
One of the most exciting times in a young person's life is choosing what they are going to do as a career. The world is evolving so fast that it feels as though the options are endless. That being said, we also know that young people are driven by a sense of purpose. Various studies have shown that Generation Z - these are young people who recently finished or are about to finish high school - place high value on making a difference. 17 Aug 2022 Read more

Lewis Group partners with redAcademy to help young South Africans sprint into IT careers
RedAcademy, the standalone software development training academy which was launched by redPanda Software, has announced its partnership with Lewis Group, designed to give high-school graduates the opportunity to fast-track their IT careers with real-life experience on actual projects within the South African retail giant. The academy's first programme commenced on 1 June 2022. 4 Jul 2022 Read more

Matriculant opportunities in software development with guaranteed jobs
For parents that are looking to kick start a career path for their matriculant, one option sticks out. It's in software development. For this career choice - currently one of the most sought-after skill sets globally - one South African organisation is ready to disrupt skills development starting this June. 20 Jun 2022 Read more

Narrowing the gap between skills and opportunity for youth employment
Data published by Statistics South Africa at the end of March this year showed that the country's official unemployment rate rose 0.4 percentage points to a record 35.3% in the fourth quarter of last year. Couple that to an ailing economy that's seemingly worsening and the outlook for the country's youth looks quite bleak at first glance. South Africa's redAcademy, however, is one organisation that's taking the skills and unemployment crises head-on. They're on a mission to fast-track careers in the real world, through what they term a career sprint, that's destined to narrow the gap between skills and opportunities. 26 May 2022 Read more

RedAcademy launched to fast-track young people into software development careers
RedPanda Software, the leader in retail enterprise software development, has announced the launch of redAcademy, a standalone software development training academy which will give high school graduates the opportunity to fast-track their IT careers by offering relevant and up-to-date skills development and on-the-job training to guarantee employment if they complete the year. 18 Mar 2022 Read more