Unlock your freedom by mastering in-demand skills

An entirely-remote, cutting-edge software engineering education program from Silicon Valley for East Asia.

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What makes us unique


Learning by Doing

The most effective way to learn something is to be immersed in the culture. You will learn to work and think like effective developers through real-world projects.

Entirely Remote, Collaborative Class via Live Video

Join our interactive class from anywhere. We will use an online collaboration tool to learn and work as a team.

Holistic Learning Approach

The journey towards mastery has always been about acquiring not only the skills but also the mindset. You will be exposed to a challenging and intellectually stimulating environment where you will develop both professionally and emotionally.

Our Approach

left and right brain

While a large part of our program focuses on programmatic thinking, analytical thinking, algorithms, computer science theory, and project management skills, the program as a whole program is designed to teach you to become more self-reflective and self-motivated, with an ever-growing mindset.

These soft skills are critical to becoming highly-valued professionals while enjoying the liberty to live and work from anywhere. You will have workshops from design thinking and self-leadership experts to get you started. In addition, you will be exposed to opportunities to practice and develop these "soft skills" throughout the course.


Part-time Program

49,800 JPY

Learn how to learn to code
through creating your own website from scratch

November 2 - 28, 2017
7-10pm (JST) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
and 9-16pm (JST) on Saturdays
Program Features:
  • Experience-oriented learning: We focus on the acquisition of the skills and knowledge that you will be able to use after the program. Too many short-term coding programs focus solely on the completion of a final project without stressing the underlying, broadly-applicable skills.
  • Front-end programming fundamentals
  • Entirely remote
  • Classtime: 12 hours/week
  • For those who would like to get a taste of coding education
  • One-on-one mentor support available everyday via chat or video
You will learn:
  • In-depth skills to effectively write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with understanding
  • Intro to Computer Science
  • jQuery
  • Git
  • Web structure
This program is the right fit for you if you want to:
  • Jumpstart learning how to code in English
  • Brush up English skills to work internationally in the technology industry
  • Get a taste of coding to launch your original service
  • Learn with your peers to keep up your motivation
  • Classes from 7-10pm on Tuesday & Thursday and from 9am-4pm on Saturday, from November 2nd to 28th. All times JST.
  • For beginners, we strongly suggest that you allocate your evenings and weekends to study and work on the projects
Application Requirements:
  • Fluency in English
  • Able to attend all classes. Since we are committed to the learning outcome, we have a strict tardiness/absence policy.
  • Allocate at least 6 hours/week outside of class to work on the assignments
  • No prior coding experience required upon application
  • Completion of 10-hour pre-work
  • High-speed internet environment and a laptop. Mac is preferred but not required.
  • Geographical requirements: None, but East Asia is preferred because of the time zone.

Full-time program

Coming soon in February 2018!
  • Full-stack app development skills
  • Computer Science fundamentals
  • Entirely remote, live video-based classroom
  • Team-based development
  • Blend of hard and soft skills
  • Build 5+ professional portfolio projects
  • Internship program within the program: Real world work experience guaranteed within the program

About Haya Lab

Haya Lab serves as the gateway to pursuing the craft of software development and to building an international career as a developer through education, mentorship, and on-the-job training for East Asia. We are an entirely-remote education program based in Tokyo that connects top tech mentors in Silicon Valley with the next engineers-to-be.


We are an international multi-disciplinary team of software engineers and educators
Asami Kawamoto
Asami Kawamoto
Asami is the CEO of Haya Lab and is passionate about women's freedom. She believes that the true value of education is to liberate people to be who they naturally are. Asami is the founding member of the first international boarding high school in Japan, United World College ISAK Japan, and a graduate of a coding bootcamp in Silicon Valley. She was born in Tokyo, brought up in Seattle, has lived in Thailand and Germany, and currently goes back and forth between the U.S. and Asia.
Sam Robertson
Sam Robertson
Educational Software Engineer
Sam is a founding educational software engineer of Haya Lab. He also works as a Full Stack Developer at Revolution Messaging, a tech company that specializes in transforming communication in the social and civic sector in the U.S.A. He loves teaching others and wants to see individuals grow. When not working you can find him exploring Japan or the U.S.A.
Nicholas Neumann-chun
Nicholas Neumann-Chun
Educational Software Engineer
Nicholas is a founding educational software engineer of Haya Lab. He currently works as an engineer at Google in California. When he is not coding, he is usually hiking in the mountains. Prior to joining Google, he hiked the entire Appalachian Trail (2,200 miles /3,500 km). Nicholas has a degree in Mathematics from Williams College.