All facilitators are volunteers, all events are free
- the students become teachers
Hands-on Learning Experience
Safe learning environment
- beginners questions are also difficult for coaches, because it often exposes what you take for granted
- everything is public. Your material is put into the pool and can be reused by others elsewhere
- Google group is public, everyone can see what is being planned and participate
RailGirls Berlin success was a real inspiration. Gave them a lot of momentum.
JS for Absolute Beginnners
Installation party Friday night
Sat and Sun programming
Intro to Programming with Python
Saturday, really crowded
Lots of women in the picture from the event
Program a twitter client with Python
Beginners workshop followed up by more complex projects
first wed every month at Co-up. First part is talks (beginners and others) about projects. Then learn and tell. on the Hack and tell format. 5 minutes to show, 5 minutes feedback.
People ask questions and then you have 5 minutes to try to answer it. Can be anything. Will go on with this format for the next month.
Events are both in English and German.