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2 questions with...Sara
September 16th, 2019

2 questions with...Sara

By Natalie

As part of #NationalCodingWeek we're catching up with graduates from past returner cohorts to ask them to share an insight into their coding career, what's surprised them and the biggest skill they've had to learn!

Why I love coding... and why you might, too!
September 15th, 2019

Why I love coding... and why you might, too!

By Harriet

I had lots of misconceptions about coding before I decided to pursue it as a career, and it turned out that a lot of what I thought was completely wrong! For National Coding Week I want to share with you some of the things I LOVE about coding any why some of my misconceptions were wrong!

Where are all the men?
August 21st, 2019

Where are all the men?

By Natalie

Over the past few weeks we’ve had the absolute pleasure of reviewing the very many speaker applications for upcoming conference reframe Women in Tech. Having launched the conference back in June, we’d committed to doing a lot of things differently in the spirit of making the event as accessible from the low ticket price to providing childcare on site and opening up applications for speakers rather than simply choosing people we already knew or who already had a voice in the sector.

Developing careers: Introducing our new DevOps: Theory and Practice course
July 31st, 2019

Developing careers: Introducing our new DevOps: Theory and Practice course

By Harriet

We're committed to helping people enter tech and develop their careers, so we're so excited to launch this week our brand new course open to developers and tech professionals - DevOps: Theory and Practice!

The power of a team - Our retrospectives
July 9th, 2019

The power of a team - Our retrospectives

By James

As a team we always do a retrospective following each Tech Returners cohort. Similar to agile retrospectives (following sprints) we focus on improvement and development. I'm always humbled by just how much our team care about continually improving both themselves but also the lives of our returners and employers.

6 things we learned at Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019!
July 3rd, 2019

6 things we learned at Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019!

By Harriet

In June 2019, our Tech Coach Harriet had the opportunity to travel to London for Women of Silicon Roundabout, a 2 day conference designed to connect and inspire women in technology whilst also pushing the agenda for action on gender diversity and inclusion in the industry. Here are our main takeaways!