The West Yorkshire Python User Group (WYPy) have been meeting monthly since 2007. Our meetings are free, and usually include at least one talk, as well as a trip to the pub.
In the past two years The Test People have gone from 10% of staff being able to program Python to over 40% of staff being able to program Python with more signing up to courses every week. Without recruiting trained Python programmers,
As Head of Learning at The Test People and Course Leader for all Python courses I've developed strategies, both big and small, to make this happen. This talk covers the most effective of those strategies from Python vs Java for senior stakeholders to how to teach functions and data structures.
This session should be suitable for all. It might be of particular interest to educators. It will not be code heavy.
Thursday 13 February. Talk at 7.30.
If you want to arrive before the talk, The venue will be open from about 6.30. We will be finished at around 9, and we will be going to the pub afterwards.
We will be meeting at the offices of The Test People:
You will need to call Peter on <removed> for access, as we can't hear the buzzer at the door.