Tag Archives: coding

Developing mid-level talent for tech

The Developer Academy are expanding their offer to help address the lack of mid-level talent in our region.

The Developer Academy is a Sheffield based development training company supporting people to upskill and retrain through software development and data science bootcamps. They are expanding their offer from developing junior developers to helping address the need for mid-level talent in tech. We spoke to Ben Atha Founder of the Developer Academy to find out

Inspiring people through coding

Make a difference by sharing your skills.

Now we are seeing the re-emergence of clubs and local networks to inspire and support people, it’s a good time to kick off conversations about coding clubs in Sheffield again. It would be great to re-establish a city-wide network of clubs to help people stay connected through coding. Matilda Hind, a dedicated social prescribing worker,

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