Here's a peek at our recent training on Accessibility by Andrew Macpherson. Andrew is a sr web developer at Annertech and Accessibility Maintainer for the Drupal 8 project. Accessibility is a big deal for us - and it is important that he training we deliver comes from real experts in
Saturday 26 January and Sunday 27th January 2019 from 10:30 am - 5:00 pmC/O Hippo Digital 24 - 26 Aire Street, Leeds, LS1 4HTBOOK YOUR PLACEHOT TOPIC - ACCESSIBILITYWhile people are obviously free to work on whatever issues suit - we are making web accessibility our hot
Open Source Code Sprint in Leeds
Our 2016 London Web Dev Apprenticeship programme was a huge success ~ all apprentices have now been taken on in a permanent position as Junior Web Developers.And we are hoping to continue this success with our new group of candidates. 9 talented people have completed three weeks of intensive training
London Web Dev Apprentices
Rachel has recently completed her apprenticeship. She joined us in October 2015 when we ran our pre-apprenticeship bootcamp training in London.Code Positive were smart enough to recognise her potential and took her on as a Drupal Web Developer Apprentice. She has done incredibly well, and just one year on
Apprenticeships Are Working
Our 2016 Manchester Web Dev Apprenticeship programme was a huge success ~ all apprentices have now been taken on in a permanent position as Junior Web Developers.And we are hoping to continue this success with our new group of candidates. 8 talented youngsters have completed two weeks of intensive training
Manchester Web Dev Apprentices
Yep, so do we! So how do we encourage young people to get into web development? Simple… we run an apprenticeship programme to get them involved and trained. It really is straight forward, only 4 easy steps…We recruit and train youngsters with a passion for web developmentCompanies with a
Want more junior devs in Manchester?
Did you hear… our Drupal Apprenticeship programme got a mention in the Driesnote! =:DAt the recent DrupalCon Dublin, Dries spoke in his keynote about his Meaningful Moments – ‘When people find Drupal and it gives them a better career path’ and how ‘We find meaning when our work results in life-changing
Very Cool says Dries Buytaert
We're now in a new academic year and have plans to expand our Apprenticeship programme by adding WordPress and Magento to the existing Drupal course.We're currently planning the new course programme and would like WordPress and Magento people to get involved. This will be your chance to get the
Drupal + WordPress + Magento Apprenticeships
After several months of chatting and sharing tips and tricks on Slack our Drupal Apprentices from Carlisle, Manchester and London finally met in person at DrupalCamp Brighton in June. They had a great time together, learned lots and met more people from the Drupal community.Cameron, an apprentice at Hydrant,
Apprentices Get Together
This post was originally published on MediumOpen Drupal is a project to provide free and open source learning materials for people wanting to teach or learn Drupal skills, it is also the documentation on which we base the training for the candidates on the Drupal Apprenticeship Scheme. What we are
Drupal Apprenticeship Course Content — your thoughts please
An amazing start to 2016!We now have Drupal Apprenticeship groups running in Carlisle, Manchester and London. All groups will be completing the Drupal Web Developer Apprenticeship qualification http://opendrupal.github.io/pages/the_curriculum.html.Things are looking good, all apprentices have made a great start in their workplaces
Drupal Apprenticeships North and South!
Sign up and find out more http://drupalapprentice.uk/The Drupal Web Developer Apprenticeship is a level 4 qualification and is accredited and funded by The Tech Partnership. Over the past year or so I have been working with experienced Drupal developers to create a formal, nationally recognised, and funded*
World's first accredited Drupal qualification
Our Drupal Apprenticeship programme has lots of brilliant support from the community and now we have Peter and Robert from Code Positive joining the training team…. how cool is that! They will be joining Hedley Smith and Crispin Read, who have been training our apprentices for the past two years.
Peter Brownell and Robert Castelo join the Drupal Apprenticeship Training Team
An amazing week on the Drupal bootcamp in London. We have 8 bright, motivated young people getting stuck in to learning Drupal. This week they have worked through the OpenDrupal Foundation and started building their portfolio/blog site. This site will demonstrate their new Drupal skills and be a record
Web Dev Bootcamp Update
There is an obvious and distinct lack of women in the technology industry — this is not news for anyone but it also does not appear to be changing.Specifically in my sphere of web development from designers, developers and coders to analysts, strategists and managers — women are underrepresented at all
Working with young women to close gender gap in technology
In a few weeks time we'll be running our pre-apprenticeship bootcamps in London and Manchester. We are looking for volunteer mentors to help us make the bootcamps more interesting and enjoyable for the candidates.If you can spare half a day or more to help some young people get to
Mentoring at Web Dev boot-camps in London and Manchester - it's not just for developers and experts
Fantastic news…Following on from the brilliant responses we got at DruaplCamp North in July, we've been working with Hydrant to start an apprenticeship programme for them.Last week three potential apprentices started the Drupal bootcamp with an opportunity for two of them to be offered an apprentice position.They've
Drupal Apprentices invade the North!
20 - 31 October I ran a training course for a group of six 18 year olds. The aim of the two week course was to teach them Drupal and get them working in companies as Drupal Apprentices. These young people might lack the means to a university education but
How the Drupal community can make a difference
I have been working with Crispin Read, Hedley Smith and Peter Brownell to set up and run a Drupal Apprenticeship programme for school/college leavers. The programme kicks off with a two week course covering the OpenDrupal Curriculum, and continues with training and support over the course of the apprenticeship.
Help Grow Talent
London Drupal dev teams... want to find an easy, cost effective way to boost your dev team? Come in and find out more about Drupal apprenticeships. I have 6 bright school/college leavers currently learning Drupal and hoping to get a Drupal apprenticeship.Pop by for coffee anytime this week:
Boost your dev team
In February 2014 we ran a two week pre-apprenticeship course and succeeded in placing 6 young people in companies to work as Apprentice Web Developers, specialising in Drupal. Thanks to Code Positive, White Fuse Media, Dennis Publishing and Bright Sites Consulting these youngsters have been given the opportunity to gain