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2020 - 2021 IDC Leadership Call for Applications

Applications are now open to join the 2020-2021 cohort of leadership for the Instructor Development Committee

How to Recruit Instructors for Self-Organised Workshops

Here are a set of resources to help you recruit instructors for self-organised workshops

Primera experiencia traduciendo lecciones online dentro de la CarpentryCon@HOME

¡Traduciendo!

Upgrading R Lessons to use R 4.0

Our timeline and strategy to adapt to R 4.0

Announcing Glosario

An open source multilingual glossary of data science terms

Carpentries Community Discussion Host Onboarding Now Open!

Looking to host a Carpentries Community Discussion?

Carpentries Trainer Training Fall 2020

Apply to become an Instructor Trainer and shape the next generation of Carpentries Instructors!

Building the Maintainer Community and Your Own Skillset

We are looking for the next Maintainer Community Lead!

Pre- and Post-workshop discussions : Six months into 2020

We have hosted more than 50 pre- and post-workshop discussions between January and June 2020

Welcome to our Newest Lesson Maintainers!

Twenty-three new Lesson Maintainers badged

Calling Local Midwest US Instructors!

We are starting a monthly community call for Instructors in the midwest US.

CarpentryCon @ Home Session Topics

Find the CarpentryCon @ Home sessions that meet your interests

The Software Sustainability Institute's Guidance for Running Online Training

The following is guidance based on the Software Sustainability Institute staff and collaborators running online training events.

Letter from The Carpentries Executive Director, July 2020

Global Capacity Building for Inclusive Computational Communities

Join Us for CarpentryCon @ Home: 14 July - 31 August

CarpentryCon @ Home begins next week! The 7-week long event starts with a keynote by Dr. Kari L. Jordan on 13 July and the first session on 14 July

Lessons Learned - Teaching Carpentries Workshops Online in Sweden, May 2020

This post covers instructors' experiences teaching SQL, OpenRefine, and Python over the course of 4 online sessions in late May

Going Online: How we organised the first ever virtual csvconf

In this post, csvconf.com organisers detail how they moved an in-person community conference online in a few weeks, and the lessons they picked up along the way

Online Workshop Logistics and Screen Layouts

Online workshop logistics and how learners would set up their screens if they only had a single monitor.

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Scaling Collaborative Curriculum Development

Learn what we have accomplished with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Lessons Learned - Teaching Carpentries Workshop Online UCLA Spring 2020

This post covers instructors' experiences from teaching an online workshop at UCLA

Outlining a Successful Virtual Software Carpentry Workshop on Zoom

This post covers instructors' experiences running a four-day online Software Carpentry workshop at the University of Washington

Reading and Reflection Days for The Carpentries Core Team

Going forwards, Carpentries Core Team will set aside one work day a month to read and reflect. Friday, June 12 will be the first of these.

Call for Proposal Review and CarpentryCon @ Home Regional Hosts

The CarpentryCon @ Home Task Force would appreciate community feedback on proposals, and seeks regional hosts to help facilitate sessions at the conference.

The Carpentries’ 2020 Strategic Focus and Path Forward

Read on to learn about our strategic plan progress

A Call for Allyship and Solidarity

The Carpentries Core Team advocates for empathy, empowerment, and equity

Learners' Experiences from South Africa's Online Workshop

This post covers learners' experiences and feedback from SADiLaR's first three-day online Data Carpentry workshop in early May

Introducing our new Astronomy Curriculum Developer

Dr. Allen Downey joins The Carpentries as Astronomy Curriculum Developer. Welcome!

Announcing a New Series of Online Workshop Themed Discussions

Please join The Carpentries Core Team for a monthly community call centred around online workshops

Learnings from the First Centrally-Organised Online Workshop of 2020

Here are examples of what worked well and other observations from our workshop held in the last week of April

Submit a Session Proposal for CarpentryCon @ Home

Searching for community discussion topics, panel sessions, or social event ideas

Running a Virtual Social Carpentries Meetup in UW-Madison

Moving our local Carpentries socials to a virtual space

2019 Reports and our Annual Reports Page

We have released our 2019 Annual Report and Financial Report, and set up a standalone page for all Carpentries reports

Introducing our new Deputy Director of Instructor Training

Dr. Kelly Barnes joins The Carpentries as Deputy Director of Instructor Training. Welcome!

Increasing Researchers' Digital Literacy in Ethiopia

Here's how Ambo University's first Data Carpentry workshop went in December 2019

Carpentries Conversations: The Carpentries Teaching of Git and GitHub

Here's a summary of three themed discussions on teaching git and GitHub from December 2019

Supporting Each Other and Our Community

Here are the measures Core Team members are taking to support each other and our community during this time

Welcome to our Newest Instructor Trainers!

Fourteen new Carpentries Instructor Trainers badged!

Organising Online Carpentries Workshops

Information for Carpentries Instructors to teach workshops remotely

Scaffolding Installation for Online Workshops

We now offer cloud instances as backup for learners with installation issues

Having a Great Online Learning Experience: A Guide for Students

Share this with your students before your next online workshop

Mapping & Planning a Live Coding Workshop for Digital Delivery

A bit of a plan for teaching online

A Brief Guide to Lists in The Carpentries' TopicBox

Wondering what lists to subscribe to in The Carpentries TopicBox? Read this helpful guide by Angelique van Rensburg

Introducing Our New Executive Director

Dr. Kari L. Jordan is the new Executive Director of The Carpentries!

Running University College London's First Online Git Workshop

We successfully ran a 3-hour workshop for 11 learners with one instructor and five helpers. here's how it turned out.

Lessons Learned from Running Code Refinery's First Online Workshop

Sharing with the community what worked well in our first online CodeRefinery workshop and what we need and plan to improve.

Official Guidelines (V1) for Taking Your Carpentries Workshop Online

The Carpentries convened a COVID-19 Response Task Force in mid-March, and a first version of their work is summarised in this post.

Introducing The CarpentryConnect Planning Kit

We are pleased to share a resource designed to guide community members as they organise local and regional Carpentries events, whether online or in-person.

Changes to CarpentryCon 2020

There will be no in-person or virtual CarpentryCon in 2020.

Being a Carpentries Maintainer and the Skills You Can Learn

Maintaining Carpentries lessons is a great way to learn Git.

Apply for Carpentries Maintainer Onboarding!

Welcoming new and existing Lesson Maintainers to the community!

More Community-Contributed Tips for Teaching Online

This post is the second in our round of invaluable community-contributed tips for teaching online.

Tips for Teaching Online from The Carpentries Community

This post shares a first round of community-contributed tips on teaching online. Have a read and consider contributing more tips for teaching and learning online.

Introducing our New Lesson Infrastructure Technology Developer

Join us in welcoming Dr. Zhian N. Kamvar to The Carpentries

Introducing our New Communications Manager

Join us in welcoming Omar Khan to The Carpentries Core Team and community.

Teaching a New Geospatial Python Lesson

Ryan Avery and Kunal Marwaha taught a new Carpentries Incubator lesson at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and wrote about their experience and feedback from the workshop.

Recommendations for Staying Healthy During the COVID-19 Outbreak

We are closely monitoring the ongoing and evolving global Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and the potential impact for our community around the world.

Testing CodiMD

A CodiMD instance hosted by The Carpentries is now available.

Piloting Automated Emails for Carpentries Workshops

The Workshop Administration Team at The Carpentries will be testing a new workflow from February 24

Incentives and Benefits of Getting Involved in Teaching Researchers

Aleksandra Nenadic, our Carpentries Regional Coordinator in the UK, and SSI's Training Lead shares why more should be involved in teaching coding and data science skills

CarpentryCon 2020 - Updates from The Task Force

Here's a helpful roundup from CarpentryCon Task Force on how to prepare for, contribute towards and stay updated about CarpentryCon 2020

Help Us Find Sponsors for CarpentryCon 2020

CarpentryCon 2020's Budget subcommittee has prepared a Sponsorship Kit to guide you in reaching out to potential sponsors

The Carpentries Receives Mozilla Mission Partners Grant

We are advancing our Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility work with funding from Mozilla!

Executive Council Officer Elections for 2020

Announcing officers elected to The Carpentries Executive Council for 2020

New Year Message from The Carpentries Acting Executive Director

We will continue building capacity - together.

The Carpentries Strategic Plan for 2020-2025

Read on and learn more about The Carpentries Strategic Plan for the next three to five years

Announcing our new Maintainer Community Lead

Join us in welcoming Angela Li as our Maintainer Community Lead!

We Appreciate Library Carpentry

A message of gratitude from Ariel Deardorff, co-Chair of the Library Carpentry Advisory Council

Feedback: Remote Teaching of Genomics Data Carpentry Curriculum

Daniel Ouso and Bianca Peterson share their experience from instructing a Genomics workshop in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2019

Registration for CarpentryCon 2020 is Now Open

We cannot wait to see you in Madison, get your conference ticket today!

Introducing Our New Director of Instructor Training

Karen Word will serve as our new Director of Instructor Training and oversee the expansion of this program

Expanding the Carpentries Community in California Academic Libraries

Today we are announcing a new project to help build regional training partnerships in California

CarpentryConnect Events in 2020

Three regional Carpentries community events will take place this year. Read on and find out if one is scheduled in your region and how to participate in an event near you.

We are Hiring an Executive Director. Join Our Team.

The Carpentries Searches for a New Executive Director

Announcing the 2020 Executive Council for The Carpentries

We are grateful for the Carpentries team - and the Executive Director

We appreciate the Carpentries team

Job Opening to Develop an Astronomy Curriculum for Data Carpentry

Support from American Institute of Physics to develop Astronomy curriculum

Gratitude and the mission of fiscal sponsorship

Partnering for global good

We Appreciate the Regional Coordinators!

Regional Coordinators keep our workshops going!

We Appreciate Lesson Maintainers!

Maintainers help keep lessons healthy and workshops running smoothly.

We Appreciate Instructors and Helpers!

As at December 2019, Carpentries Instructors and Helpers have made over 2,440 workshops possible!

We Appreciate Community Initiatives, our Fiscal Sponsor!

Partnering for global good

Gratitude to Member Organisations and Champions

Gratitude to the Growing Trainer Community

With Thanks from Carpentries Instructors in Africa

“Sithanda ukudlulisa amazwi ukubonga ku Carpentries!” from Carpentries Instructors in Africa

Gratitude from the Infrastructure Team

CarpentryCon 2020 Financial Aid

Submit your application to receive financial aid to attend CarpentryCon from June 29 to July 1, 2020

Expressing Gratitude to Our Instructor Development Committee

In just six months our Instructor Development Committee has done SO MUCH!

Extending Gratitude to CarpentryCon 2020's Task Force

Organised in six subcommittees, this Task Force is doing great work ahead of CarpentryCon 2020

Executive Director Transition

Tracy Teal is moving on from The Carpentries, Kari Jordan will serve as Acting Executive Director

Thank You for Supporting our Outreach Efforts

We appreciate the enthusiasm and creativity with which community members communicate in, about and in support of The Carpentries

With gratitude, to the Code of Conduct Committee

The Code of Conduct Committee continues to embody our Core Values, and for that, we are grateful.

Extending Gratitude to the Executive Council for Governance in 2019

Thank you to the Executive Council

Election for the 2020 Executive Council

New Etherpad server

We upgraded our Etherpad server.

Introducing The Carpentries Gratitudes Series

We are taking time throughout December 2019 to reflect, write and share our community green stickies for the year

The Carpentries Long-Term Survey is Open

We are collecting feedback on the long-term impact of our workshops. We want to hear from you!

We are Hiring Four New Team Members. Join Our Team.

Job Opportunities With The Carpentries

Internationalisation of Software Carpentry: System for Translation into Japanese

A collaborative translation of lessons into Japanese is underway, find out what we have learned and how to help

Introducing The Carpentries Core Values

Thanks to our community's input, we are excited to share The Carpentries' nine core values

Trainer Training 2020

Apply to become an Instructor Trainer and shape the next generation of Carpentries Instructors!

Introducing our new Regional Consultant for Southern Africa.

Dr. Angelique van Rensburg joins The Carpentries as Regional Consultant for Southern Africa.

A Call to Action: Nominate Yourself for the Executive Council Today

Amy Hodge reflects on what it means to serve on the Executive Council and explains why you should apply

The Carpentries Executive Council 2019 In-person Meeting

A summary of discussions from the in-person Executive Council meeting and the way forward

CarpentryCon 2020: Tips for Submitting a Session Proposal

This post by CarpentryCon 2020 Task Force members offers tips for submitting a session proposal

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Partner to Support The Carpentries

We have received $2.65 million from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to support our work over the next three years.

The Carpentries in Tōkyō: Adventures bringing Software Carpentry to Japan

A growing community is gaining momentum to bring Software Carpentry to Japan

The Carpentries Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the leading inclusive community teaching computing and data skills.

CarpentryCon Community Call, November 6

Join the Task Force on November 6 for CarpentryCon 2020 updates

Teaching Tech Together

A new book elaborates on the Carpentries instructor training material and more.

Call for Candidates for the 2020 Carpentries Executive Council

Nominations are now open for community-elected and Council-elected positions

A Better Experience for Workshop Surveys

New survey systems for our workshops

Member Survey Results and the next Member Organisation Council Meetings

Building Community through Membership: 2019 Member Survey Results and Member Organisation Council Meetings

Tips for Organising Your First Carpentries Workshop

In this post, Angela Li and Jessica Trelogan share tried and tested strategies for organising successful Carpentries workshops

Teaching Software Carpentry at the University of Botswana

In this post, Raniere Silva shares reflections from teaching a software carpentry workshop in Botswana

Export to Etherpad: a New Extra in the Instructor-Training Repository

A new tool for instructor-trainers to make preparation for a new workshop easier.

The Carpentries Tagathon - Our Hacktoberfest Initiative

This October, read and suggest relevant tags for posts published on The Data Carpentry, Library Carpentry and Software Carpentry blogs

RStudio's Instructor Training Program

How Rstudio's instructor training builds on the Carpentries.

Catching Up on Executive Council Policy Making

Here's an update from The Carpentries Executive Council about recent and ongoing work, and with links to relevant resources

The Carpentries Canadian Community Discussion

Chat with Canadian Regional Coordinators

Livening Up Live Coding

Matt Dray shares lessons from the trainer workshop about audience needs and positive instructor behaviour when running participatory live coding

Thank you all!

In this post, Chris Erdmann reflects on his time as Library Carpentry Community & Development Director ahead of his last day.

Lessons learned from the Community Discussion on Burnout

Prevent burnout by being welcoming and sharing experiences in everyday conversations.

Q3 and Q4 Project Work at The Carpentries

Here's what The Carpentries team accomplished in Q2 and Q3 2019, and a look into work that will continue in Q4 2019.

New Zealand Community Holds Its First Carpentries Chat

Community members gather to discuss Carpentries successes and challenges in Dunedin, New Zealand

The Carpentries Community Champions Call - September 2019

The Community Champions discussed how they grow their local communities

Code of Conduct Mandate Task Force Releases Recommendations

The Carpentries should be a leader in ensuring that our community is a safe and welcoming space.

Introducing Updated Workshop Request Forms and More

Navigating organising a Carpentries Workshop

Continued support from IMLS for Library Carpentry

California Digital Library receives supplemental grant from IMLS for Library Carpentry

Carpentries Values Project - An Update and Call for Input

Find out more about The Carpentries values project. Answer three questions and help us articulate our community values

Mentoring Groups Virtual Showcase: Oct 15 at 19:00 UTC

Curious about mentoring groups?

Instructor Trainer Training: Knowing When to Hold ‘Em

Trainer Training Postponed

Supporting The Carpentries

Read about activities the Australian Research Data Commons is embarking on to support The Carpentries

Connecting with the Community at CarpentryConnect in Manchester

In this post, Malvika Sharan shares her personal notes from June 2019's CarpentryConnect in Manchester

Upcoming Updated Forms for Workshops & Workshop Section of The Carpentries Website

Workshops...Request? Notify? Inquire? What Do I Do?

IDC meetings 8/19/2019: Findings from community discussion surveys

Let's talk about community discussions

HPC Carpentry at ISC2019

A paper on the progress of HPC Carpentry was presented at the 'Workshop on HPC Education and Training for Emerging Technologies' at ISC2019

Your experiences will help us recommend support for our CoCc

Anonymous form open for incidents outside CoCc mandate

Software Carpentry at York

Following a successful Software Carpentry workshop, Juan Rodriguez summarised the experience in this post.

Carpentries Community Discussion on PREreview.org

Join our August 28 2019 community call to help us build a diverse community of preprint reviewers

Carve Your Niche with The Carpentries

TU Delft Library met Data Champions from the Department of Biotechnology, Victor Koppejan and Raúl A. Ortiz Merino, to celebrate their Software and Data Carpentry workshop success.

Announcing CarpentryCon 2020 Dates, Location and Theme

After a rigorous venue and theme bidding process, here's information about CarpentryCon 2020 and 2021!

CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019 Highlights

Missed #CCMCR2019? Read Aleksandra Nenadic's account of the three-day event

Invitation to The Carpentries Sponsorship Programme Task Force

Sign up and help shape our Sponsorship Programme.

Recruiting Task Force Members for Incidents Outside the mandate of The Carpentries Code of Conduct Committee

Our Code of Conduct is serving its purpose, but when incidents fall outside its mandate, what can we do?

Releasing The Carpentries Communications Strategy and Implementation Plan

We are releasing our community communications plan and introducing how-to guides for community-led communications

22 Months in the Making: New Genomics Curriculum Release

What goes into a major lesson update?

Announcing the June 2019 lesson release!

With great thanks to the more than 1100 people who have made this lesson release possible.

Reflections from a Carpentries Train the Trainer Workshop

In this post, Alexander Refsum Jensenius shares thoughts and takeaways from a recent Train the Trainer Workshop

The Carpentries Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Roadmap

We are paving the way for Inclusivity!

Teaching reproducible science with R to a wide range of experience levels

Phil Reed shares lessons from a recent R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis workshop

Workshop Participant Fees

To charge (a minimal) workshop fee or not to charge? That is the question

Lessons Learned from our Call on Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

It’s not enough to be invited to the party; we want you to be asked to dance!

2019 Instructor Development Committee (IDC) Meeting Schedule

IDC wants your feedback on 6/17

Financial Updates

Planning for The Carpentries' financial sustainability

Q2 Project Work at The Carpentries

Here's what The Carpentries team is working on in the second quarter of 2019.

Call for 2019 Mentoring Group Participation

Join a mentoring group!

The Carpentries in Australia: Community Discussion Summary

A summary of our community call on Carpentries activities in Australia

Tips and Tricks for Teaching R

Bianca Peterson & Katrin Tirok share their tried-and-tested tips and tricks for teaching R

Diversity is our Goal. Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility is how we get there.

Join the Community Discussion 21-22 May for Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Planning

36 lessons will be published, which ones will you contribute to?

Preparing for the June 2019 lesson release

Carpentries Community Discussion Sessions - A Primer for New Discussion Hosts

Looking to host a Carpentries Community Discussion? See Martin Dreyer's pointers

Constructing The Carpentries Community in Canada

Meet the Canadian Regional Coordinators

Introducing the New Carpentries Instructor Development Committee

Our Instructor Development Committee has a strong team of six to lead its activities over the next year

Standing with our Code of Conduct

Response to DataCamp blog post

Wrapping Up the Rural Campuses Connection Project Capacity Development Initiative.

A Capacity Development Project Inspired by The Carpentries.

Highlights from the recent Instructor Training in South Africa

New instructors from the East Coast of South Africa join The Carpentries community

Soliciting Community Feedback

Announcing The Carpentries Curriculum Development Handbook

A guide for creating Carpentries-style lessons.

What's Involved in Leading a Carpentries Community Committee?

Interested in leading the Instructor Development Committee? Learn more about the Committee and read some advice from a former Co-Chair.

Communications at The Carpentries

Boats, Bridges, Balloons - Here's why and how we communicate at The Carpentries

Executive Council Officer Elections for 2019

Announcing officers elected to The Carpentries Executive Council for 2019

The Carpentries Australia: Community Discussion

Join us for a discussion of past, present and future Carpentries activities in Australia

Leadership Opportunities with The Carpentries: Interest Meeting April 3, 2019

The Carpentries is searching for its next Instructor Development Committee Leaders!

Carpentry on a Chromebook

Coding with Crostini the ChromeOS Linux App

Bring CarpentryCon 2020 to Your City – Call for Themes and Venues

Submit your theme suggestions and venue bids for CarpentryCon 2020

Introducing The Carpentries' Regional Coordinators

How to connect with your Regional Coordinator

Growing The Carpentries Community in Africa: Hiring a Regional Coordinator

We're hiring a Regional Coordinator for Southern Africa!

The Carpentries in New Zealand

Meet the NZ Regional Coordinator

Code of Conduct Documentation Revised for Transparency and Clarity

Collaboration and transparency: Keys to our improved Code of Conduct

Join Us at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019!

Here's why you should attend #ccmcr19 from June 25 to 27, 2019.

Job Plans, Teams, and Projects!

Check out how The Carpentries team is supporting our community this quarter.

Sher! Transitions into new role: Workshop & Logistics Manager

Sher! Shares the News

Code of Conduct Documentation Open for Comments

Help inform our Code of Conduct Documentation. Attend the #CarpentriesConversation

Announcing Elizabeth as New Director of Membership

CarpentryConnect Johannesburg 2018: Building Bridges for Digital and Computational Literacy.

Building the local South African Carpentries community through a CarpentryConnect.

A Wrap-up from the African Task Force

What did the African Task Force Do in 2018 and what did we learn...

Traducción al español de Ecología con Python, una lección de Data Carpentry

Nos complace anunciar una nueva lección traducida por la comunidad: Análisis y visualización de datos usando Python

Jonah Leaving for New Role in New Zealand

Jonah is stepping down as Director of Membership and Technology

Data Carpentry Python Ecology Lesson Translated into Spanish

We are excited to announce our newest community-driven lesson translation: Análisis y visualización de datos usando Python

Shaping Our Programs through the Lens of Equity.

Kari transitions into new role: Senior Director of Equity and Assessment

Announcing our January 2019 Instructor Trainer Cohort

Welcome to our new Trainer trainees!

Welcoming the New Community Engagement Lead

Please join us in welcoming Serah Njambi Rono!

Announcing the 2019 Executive Council for The Carpentries

Announcing The Carpentries Community Discussions

Instructor Training Checkout requirement to include Community Discussions

New and Improved Instructor Training Workflow!

We’re making it easier for Members (and others) to schedule their teams for Instructor Training

Unique multi-site teaching experience via virtual shared conference

Teaching at the University of the Virgin Islands

2018 Community Service Award Winners

Thanks to the award winners, sorted by surname, Tim Dennis, Margareth Gfrerer, Toby Hodges, Fotis Psomopoulos, and Malvika Sharan.

More than Workshops

What other ways are there to participate in The Carpentries community?

Updates on Instructor Checkout Requirements

Instructor Development Committee proposes new checkout requirement

Instructor Training Curriculum Updates

What’s new in the Instructor Training curriculum?

Apply to Become a Carpentries Instructor Trainer!

Experienced instructors & trained educators wanted!

Election for The Carpentries’ Vision and 2019 Executive Council

2019 ballot description and logistics

2019 Election: Juliane Schneider

2019 Election: Elizabeth Wickes

Focus on targeted growth and representation

Welcoming the new Administrative Support Specialist

Please join us in welcoming Talisha Sutton-Kennedy!

2019 Election: Amy Hodge

Find new pathways to a range of Carpentries material

Nominate a member to Community Service Award before 19 November

Deadline is next week. Don't miss the opportunity to recognise members contribution

Discussion Summary: Delivering Exercises to Learners

You’re Invited! Mentoring Meetup November 8th

Mentoring gives me joy, and here’s why.

Library Carpentry Is Now Officially a Lesson Program!

On 1 November 2018 the Executive Council approved Library Carpentry as an official Lesson Program

Announcing 2019 Executive Council Elections

Nominations now open for community-elected Executive Council positions.

The Carpentries 2018 Annual Report

The Carpentries has put together our first official annual report!

Curriculum Development Goals for the Rest of 2018

What we're planning to accomplish for our lessons in the rest of the year.

The Magic of Etherpads

Keeping Your Workshop Organised

Library Carpentry’s Next Step Towards Becoming a Carpentries Lesson Program

New Library Carpentry Website Responds to Carpentries Roadmap

Re-evaluating the Anonymity of Our Workshop Survey Data

Nominate a Member You’ve Noticed Working Extra Hard in 2018

2018 Community Service Awards - Call for Nominations

We’re Hiring Two New Staff. Join Our Team.

Job Opportunities with The Carpentries

Load Magic for Python and a call to discuss how we deliver exercises to learners

How do you deliver exercises

Help Us Plan for CarpentryCon 2020

Join the CarpentryCon Task Force

My Pathway in The Carpentries

From zero to … here

Thank You Belinda!

Want to Organise a Workshop on Image Processing?

A list of resources to kick-start your workshop

Updates to The Carpentries' Code of Conduct

Background to the recent revision of the Code

CarpentryCon – Post-conference Report and Call to Action

Invitation to join the CarpentryCon TaskForce

The Structure of The Carpentries Executive Council

Announcing our new Instructor Trainers-in-training

Helping us grow our pool of Carpentries instructors

Help Shape the Governance of Our Community

Request for Comment on The Carpentries Bylaws

Introducing the Instructor Development Committee

Three Years in the Making for Instructor Training in Latin America

Building global communities of Spanish-speaking Carpentry instructors and lesson developers

ELIXIR Teams Up With The Carpentries to Boost Its Training Programme

Highlights from the Mentoring Groups Virtual Showcase

Request for Comment on Carpentries Mission and Vision

New mission and vision for The Carpentries

What’s New in Our Programs?

Quarterly Update on our Programmatic Assessment Report

Vision and Plans for Curriculum Development with The Carpentries

Sydney ResBaz - A Big Success

Cross-institutional skill- and community-building event attracts hundreds of researchers

Mentoring Groups Showcase Their Achievements - All Welcome

It's show time!

Apply to become a Carpentries Instructor Trainer!

Help us grow and diversify our pool of Carpentries instructors

CarpentryCon Experienced by Latin American Attendees

That's one small step for The Carpentries, one giant leap for Latin America

Evidence of Carpentries' Impact on Learners

Here's proof that YOU are making an impact!

Mission, Vision, and Bylaws for the Carpentries

The Executive Council has been working on revising and solidifying the mission, vision, and bylaws for The Carpentries

Dunedin ResBaz

Dunedin ResBaz was held at The University of Otago on 4-6 July, 2018.

No More Self-organised Workshop Fees

Executive Council moves to eliminate self-organised workshop fees

Organisational Memberships and the Future of the Carpentries

Organisational memberships have defined the joint future of Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry together as The Carpentries

CarpentryCon Experienced by the African Carpentry Task Force

Thanks to The Carpentries and conference sponsors

The Carpentries: A Joint Narrative (January 2017 - March 2018)

A summary of our progress together over the past eighteen months

Report from 2018 In-person Executive Council Meeting

Executive Council met to discuss mission and vision of The Carpentries

Join an Onboarding Session for Hosting Discussion Sessions

Hosting discussion sessions is a great way to expand your network

The Carpentries' Programmatic Assessment

2012-2018 Programmatic Assessment Report Published

Report on the Next Steps in R workshop at CarpentryCon 2018

Report: Lesson Infrastructure Breakout at CarpentryCon

Find out what we talked about during the lesson infrastructure breakout session at CarpentryCon

Get More Involved with The Carpentries' Instructor Community

Hosting discussion sessions is a great way to expand your network

Thoughts on CarpentryCon: the Value of Community

A summary of the tweets generated at CarpentryCon 2018, Dublin

The Carpentries' Virtual Listening Tour

You Belong in The Carpentries and we want to hear from you

CarpentryCon 2018 Wraps Up

Inaugural Conference a Big Success

Updates to Privacy Policy

Updates to privacy policy and option to be included on our new website

Opening discussions about Library Carpentry being a Lesson Organisation with The Carpentries

The Carpentries' Executive Council and the Library Carpentry governance team vote to start discussions

Calling for Responses to our Long-Term Survey

Please share your impact story

All Carpentries Mailing Lists now moved to TopicBox

Planning for a seamless transition

Executive Council 1st 2018 Tertile Report

Executive Council 1st 2018 Tertile Report: Bylaws

Library Carpentry Hackathon a Great Success

The third sprint featured lots of updates and new curriculum, plus the development of a new website

Rethinking the Lesson Pipeline

Rethinking the Lesson Pipeline with reticulate

The Carpentries Programmatic Assessment

The first joint quarterly report for The Carpentries programs

Book Review: Teaching What You Don't Know

Many Carpentries instructors may find themselves in the position of teaching material they do not know all that well

Building Carpentries Engagement in Your Communities

Leveraging the power of community

April 2018 Bug BBQ Summary

A brief summary of the activity on our repository during the Bug BBQ

Launching The Carpentries Website

New website for access to all things Carpentries

Poster, Program, Participation

Find all the latest news on CarpentryCon 2018

Building Library Carpentry Community and Development

Announcing Chris Erdmann as the new Library Carpentry Community and Development Director, starting 4 May, 2018.

Launching Our New Handbook

Find new pathways to a range of Carpentries material

Mentoring Groups Open for Multiple Timezones

Did you miss the deadline to join a mentoring group?

How to be involved in the Bug BBQ?

A short guide on how to contribute and be involved during The Carpentries Bug BBQ.

Who Belongs at CarpentryCon 2018? You Do!

To be held in Dublin from 30 May - 1 June, 2018, CarpentryCon will be three action-packed days of skill ups, breakout sessions, talks, social events, and workshops.

Software Carpentry: Considering the Future