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Intro to Coding Workshop

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Introduction to coding workshop for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and other people from disadvantaged backgrounds

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Interested in a coding career?

CodeYourFuture is a coding school for refugees and disadvantaged people, a UK based non-profit organisation. This workshop is intended for those who have little or no experience in coding and want to find out if a career in web development is right for them.

“Not only will you learn how to code but you will also make new friends and be part of this amazing Code Your Future community of volunteers! All I can say to you is to come along, find out more and you will have fun too.” - CodeYourFuture Graduate 2020 , S Hussain.

Who is eligible for CodeYourFuture courses:

  • Refugees or Asylum Seekers
  • Single Parents with low income
  • Those diagnosed with mental health, learning or physical disabilities
  • Those who live in a household with total income below the UK poverty line of 16k per year (or the local household poverty line)
  • Woman, minorities, ex-offenders or anyone else experiencing problems getting the education needed to find meaningful work - including being homeless or long-term unemployed.
  • Locations: UK (West Midlands, North West, London, Glasgow), Rome, Cape Town, Medellín, Palestine

Intro to Coding Workshop

In this workshop you will find out about CodeYourFuture courses and get help with the registration process if you are interested in applying for the Intro to Coding Course.

You can also register separately at CodeYourFuture Intro to Coding Course here: https://course1.codeyourfuture.io/.

For those who have registered already in this workshop you will get help with your pre-entry coding assignments and the session will cover topics such as HTML basics, CSS Basics, and JS Basics.

Agenda for the workshop

13:00 - 13:10 Technical Set up

13:10 - 13:35 Introductory talk about CodeYourFuture and registration

13:35 - 14:10 Technical session

14:10 - 14:20 Break

14:20 - 15:00 Technical session

Preparation

This workshop is intended to assist you on the CodeYourFuture Intro to Coding Course https://course1.codeyourfuture.io/.

If you wish to start the Intro to Coding Course, you will need to register separately for that. The sign-up on this page is for a workshop only. You can find out how to register for the Intro to Coding Course at CodeYourFuture.io

Our Values

  • We believe in creating a supportive family where everyone belongs
  • Everything we do, we do with kindness and respect
  • We believe in the equality of all voices
  • We firmly believe that through challenge, people can achieve their best
  • We empower our students and volunteers, and they represent us
  • Everything we do creates a real impact in the world

For more information about CodeYourFuture go to: https://codeyourfuture.io/

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