Update from the Workshop Administration Team
Thank you to the community members that attended the Workshop Administration Team Community Discussion Series on Self-Organised workshops. Our team will be hosting more throughout the year that we encourage you to attend. If you missed the session, you can view the presentation slides
African Carpentries Community Monthly Meetups
The African Carpentries Community monthly meetups have been running since 2017. In these calls, community members discuss topics that are of interest to Carpentries instructors in the African context, including available resources, opportunities, events, and more. You are welcome to join our next community call on 27 May 2021 12:00 - 13:00 SAST/10:00-11:00 UTC. You can register your interest to attend in our Etherpad. To join the conversation about The Carpentries in Africa, sign up at Topicbox and join the Slack channel #african-carpentries.
Congratulations to Mentors and Mentees from Cycle 1 of 2021 Mentoring Groups
The Instructor Development Committee congratulates the 18 mentees and 5 mentors who successfully participated in the first cycle of the Carpentries Mentoring program in 2021. We are wowed by the calibre of discussions and collaboration by this group of mentors and mentees, and excited to publish a blog post summary of their experiences and outputs on The Carpentries blog in a few weeks.
Invitation to Become a Discussion Host in The Carpentries
Discussion Hosts in The Carpentries are community members who facilitate our hour-long community calls, known as community discussions. These community discussions are a recurring space for instructors and helpers to ask questions and exchange ideas around the teaching Carpentries workshops, and to debrief after teaching. They also serve as places for networking and for peer mentorship between experienced and new instructors.
All community members interested in serving as discussion hosts are invited to an onboarding session on
Please sign up to attend the onboarding sessions in our Community Discussions Etherpad. More details are available in this blog post
Culturally Relevant Education in Environmental Data Science (CREEDS) workshop
The Carpentries community is invited to apply to the Culturally Relevant Education in Environmental Data Science (CREEDS) workshop. Sher!, Deputy Director of Workshops & Meeting, is a part of the planning committee representing The Carpentries.
CREEDS is two day online workshop to inform the development of culturally responsive data science curricula in the environmental sciences through (a) synchronous collaboration, learning and creation.
If you would like more information see the flyer and/or visit edsin.qubeshub.org.
To sign up for updates go to bit.ly/CREEDS-Interest-Form