Tuesday, 24. September 2019, The Plaza, Get Your Head Around Code

from 24. September 2019 - 18:00 till 20:00

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A free 2-hour session on the benefits of learning coding languages and techniques to improve career opportunities and skills. This workshop is ideal for those who are totally new to coding, people looking to take the first step into a possible new career and/or those who work with software developers and want to better understand what they actually do.
The session will cover:


What is code?


What do we use code for?


How do we learn to code?


What’s it like to work as a coder?


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How do we get into the industry?


A very basic introduction to the languages of the web - HTML, CSS, and Javascript


The session will include practical examples, so please bring a laptop with you! This introduction into coding will be the perfect starter if you are fresh to the industry, alternatively, if you are already working in the tech industry these courses will be invaluable bolt-ons to your skills portfolio.
Your tutor is Jill Bouchard-Cross, a Senior Web Developer at the Very Group where she splits her time between building web pages for brands Very and Littlewoods, and managing a team of developers. A self-professed lifelong geek, she holds a Linguistics MSc specialising in Acoustic Phonetics and a Computer Science MSc in Information Systems Management.
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This course is open to all aged 18+
We host our events at accessible venues but if you require any special assistance just let us know and we will do all we can to accommodate you.
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Venue: The Plaza
We host our events at accessible venues but if you require any special assistance just let us know and we will do all we can to accommodate you.
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About InnovateHer
We are on a mission to decrease the gender imbalance within the tech industry. We have created an innovative 8-week digital skills school programme for girls aged 12 - 16 and we run workshops designed to inspire and empower women, as well as celebrating and showcasing role models within the sector.
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