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Recent posts

Online Instructor Training Revisited

We have now run instructor training in three formats: an in-person two- or three-day class, a multi-week online class, and a hybrid version in whi...
May 19, 2015

New Members of the Team

It's been several months since we last welcomed new instructors to the team. A lot of people have finished training since then, so please say hello ...
May 16, 2015

Selling Hope

Last summer, George Monbiot wrote: If we had set out to alienate and antagonise the people we've been trying to reach, we could scarcely ha...
May 02, 2015

Achintya Rao’s PhD Starter Kit

Achintya Rao started a PhD last January, and in response to a request for advice from a friend, wrote a PhD Starter Kit that lists useful tools and ...
May 02, 2015

Ada Initiative’s Ally Skills Workshop

The Ada Initiative ran their Ally Skills workshop at PyCon 2015, and by all accounts it was useful and thought-provoking. They don't do an onlin...
April 25, 2015