Tag Archives: coding

Inspiring people through coding

Make a difference by sharing your skills.

Technology was a lifeline for people to stay connected through the pandemic as we adapted to new ways of working and socialising. However, many young people were left isolated when their clubs and activities stopped, with no one to help and inspire them. Now we are seeing the re-emergence of clubs and local networks to

Free developer training for jobseekers

The Developer Academy has announced two free courses for unemployed adults who want a career in tech.

The Developer Academy has been selected to offer a full-time Data Science Bootcamp, as part of the government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs. Fully funded by the Department for Education (DfE), this programme runs over 12 weeks and begins in November 2021. Delivered remotely, it teaches a tried-and-tested data science curriculum to ensure

Young people’s project seeks Java advice

Help shape IdeasInc's resources for young entrepreneurs.

IdeasInc is a project run by Canadian-turned-Sheffielder Kathy McKay. Kathy is passionate about encouraging young people to improve their employability, digital skills and entrepreneurship and to explore the career opportunities available to them through digital. Kathy describes IdeasInc as an enterprise accelerator for young people aged 13 to 24. Groups of students work together to

Get involved with Sheffield Code Clubs!

We have added local Code Clubs to our map - take a look and get involved in helping the next generation learn coding!

For those who don’t know, Code Club is a national network of volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children aged around 9-11. There are now over 3700 Code Clubs in the country and thousands of kids are benefiting from the programme. We have now added all the active Code Clubs within about a five mile