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More workshops announced in Manchester for National Coding Week 2017

More workshops announced in Manchester for National Coding Week 2017

More workshops have been announced across Manchester for National Coding Week, see more details here. All events are free to attend!

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Put together my love of teaching and my passion for inspiring young people with technology and you get my next career – a Computer Science teacher!

The growth of CodeUp

The growth of CodeUp

CodeUp was devised in November 2014 as a code club for adults, has grown over the past 18 months, and is now branching out!

Doctor Robot’s Heart Rate Monitor – Raspberry Pi Project

Doctor Robot’s Heart Rate Monitor – Raspberry Pi Project

Our Picademy hack was Doctor Robot’s Heart Rate Monitor, & involved hooking the Adafruit Heart Rate Educational Kit up to our Raspberry Pi & blinking an LED

Picademy – The best CDP you’ll ever experience

Picademy – The best CDP you’ll ever experience

This week I attended the Picademy CPD training in Manchester, and I’m pretty sure that this is by far the best CPD out there!

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Making the most of WordPress – plugin essentials

Making the most of WordPress – plugin essentials

With over 40,000 plugins to choose from, it’s easy to get carried away, so we’ve put together a simple guide of some essential (and free) WordPress plugins so you can get the most from your website.

A basic guide to getting found on the web using Google Search Console

A basic guide to getting found on the web using Google Search Console

Google Search Console is a quick and easy to use service that provides useful insights into how your site appears in Google, and helps to identify errors which require attention.

Making the most of WordPress – SEO for idiots

Making the most of WordPress – SEO for idiots

Want to ensure your WordPress site is optimised for SEO, but no idea where to begin? This handy guide gets you up and running in minutes using highly recommended plugin Yoast SEO.

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Making the most of WordPress – Google Analytics

Making the most of WordPress – Google Analytics

This guide to using Google Analytics with your WordPress website will take you through the setup and explain how to use the basic features. Within just a few minutes you can have a wealth of stats on your website which can help you identify where you need to make improvements.

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Google Opens Digital Garage in Manchester

Google Opens Digital Garage in Manchester

On the 1st December, the Manchester Central Library became home for Manchester’s very own Digital¬†Garage from Google. If you’re looking for a digital tune-up, this could be the place for you. The Digital Garage in Manchester will provide free, in-person digital skills training from the […]

Review of Introduction to Arduino Course at MadLab

Review of Introduction to Arduino Course at MadLab

After completing the WordPress for Beginners course at MadLab, my next course to tackle was Introduction to Arduino. I was bought an Arduino starter kit last year, and never really managed to get going with it. I found the code very confusing, and found it […]



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