Twenty-three new Lesson Maintainers badged
We are starting a monthly community call for Instructors in the midwest US.
Find the CarpentryCon @ Home sessions that meet your interests
The following is guidance based on the Software Sustainability Institute staff and collaborators running online training events.
Global Capacity Building for Inclusive Computational Communities
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
This post covers instructors' experiences teaching SQL, OpenRefine, and Python over the course of 4 online sessions in late May
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 how learners would set up their screens if they only had a single monitor.
Learn what we have accomplished with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
This post covers instructors' experiences from teaching an online workshop at UCLA
This post covers instructors' experiences running a four-day online Software Carpentry workshop at the University of Washington
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.
The CarpentryCon @ Home Task Force would appreciate community feedback on proposals, and seeks regional hosts to help facilitate sessions at the conference.
Read on to learn about our strategic plan progress
The Carpentries Core Team advocates for empathy, empowerment, and equity
This post covers learners' experiences and feedback from SADiLaR's first three-day online Data Carpentry workshop in early May
Dr. Allen Downey joins The Carpentries as Astronomy Curriculum Developer. Welcome!
Please join The Carpentries Core Team for a monthly community call centred around online workshops
Here are examples of what worked well and other observations from our workshop held in the last week of April
Searching for community discussion topics, panel sessions, or social event ideas
Moving our local Carpentries socials to a virtual space
We have released our 2019 Annual Report and Financial Report, and set up a standalone page for all Carpentries reports
Dr. Kelly Barnes joins The Carpentries as Deputy Director of Instructor Training. Welcome!
Here's how Ambo University's first Data Carpentry workshop went in December 2019
Here's a summary of three themed discussions on teaching git and GitHub from December 2019
Here are the measures Core Team members are taking to support each other and our community during this time
Fourteen new Carpentries Instructor Trainers badged!
Information for Carpentries Instructors to teach workshops remotely
We now offer cloud instances as backup for learners with installation issues
Share this with your students before your next online workshop
A bit of a plan for teaching online
Wondering what lists to subscribe to in The Carpentries TopicBox? Read this helpful guide by Angelique van Rensburg
Dr. Kari L. Jordan is the new Executive Director of The Carpentries!
We successfully ran a 3-hour workshop for 11 learners with one instructor and five helpers. here's how it turned out.
Sharing with the community what worked well in our first online CodeRefinery workshop and what we need and plan to improve.
The Carpentries convened a COVID-19 Response Task Force in mid-March, and a first version of their work is summarised in this post.
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.
There will be no in-person or virtual CarpentryCon in 2020.
Maintaining Carpentries lessons is a great way to learn Git.
Welcoming new and existing Lesson Maintainers to the community!
This post is the second in our round of invaluable community-contributed tips for teaching online.
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.
Join us in welcoming Dr. Zhian N. Kamvar to The Carpentries
Join us in welcoming Omar Khan to The Carpentries Core Team and community.
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.
We are closely monitoring the ongoing and evolving global Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and the potential impact for our community around the world.
A CodiMD instance hosted by The Carpentries is now available.
The Workshop Administration Team at The Carpentries will be testing a new workflow from February 24
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
Here's a helpful roundup from CarpentryCon Task Force on how to prepare for, contribute towards and stay updated about CarpentryCon 2020
CarpentryCon 2020's Budget subcommittee has prepared a Sponsorship Kit to guide you in reaching out to potential sponsors
We are advancing our Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility work with funding from Mozilla!
Announcing officers elected to The Carpentries Executive Council for 2020
We will continue building capacity - together.
Read on and learn more about The Carpentries Strategic Plan for the next three to five years
Join us in welcoming Angela Li as our Maintainer Community Lead!
A message of gratitude from Ariel Deardorff, co-Chair of the Library Carpentry Advisory Council
Daniel Ouso and Bianca Peterson share their experience from instructing a Genomics workshop in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2019
We cannot wait to see you in Madison, get your conference ticket today!
Karen Word will serve as our new Director of Instructor Training and oversee the expansion of this program
Today we are announcing a new project to help build regional training partnerships in California
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.
The Carpentries Searches for a New Executive Director
We appreciate the Carpentries team
Support from American Institute of Physics to develop Astronomy curriculum
Partnering for global good
Regional Coordinators keep our workshops going!
Maintainers help keep lessons healthy and workshops running smoothly.
As at December 2019, Carpentries Instructors and Helpers have made over 2,440 workshops possible!
Partnering for global good
“Sithanda ukudlulisa amazwi ukubonga ku Carpentries!” from Carpentries Instructors in Africa
Submit your application to receive financial aid to attend CarpentryCon from June 29 to July 1, 2020
In just six months our Instructor Development Committee has done SO MUCH!
Organised in six subcommittees, this Task Force is doing great work ahead of CarpentryCon 2020
Tracy Teal is moving on from The Carpentries, Kari Jordan will serve as Acting Executive Director
We appreciate the enthusiasm and creativity with which community members communicate in, about and in support of The Carpentries
The Code of Conduct Committee continues to embody our Core Values, and for that, we are grateful.
Thank you to the Executive Council
We upgraded our Etherpad server.
We are taking time throughout December 2019 to reflect, write and share our community green stickies for the year
We are collecting feedback on the long-term impact of our workshops. We want to hear from you!
Job Opportunities With The Carpentries
A collaborative translation of lessons into Japanese is underway, find out what we have learned and how to help
Thanks to our community's input, we are excited to share The Carpentries' nine core values
Apply to become an Instructor Trainer and shape the next generation of Carpentries Instructors!
Dr. Angelique van Rensburg joins The Carpentries as Regional Consultant for Southern Africa.
Amy Hodge reflects on what it means to serve on the Executive Council and explains why you should apply
A summary of discussions from the in-person Executive Council meeting and the way forward
This post by CarpentryCon 2020 Task Force members offers tips for submitting a session proposal
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.
A growing community is gaining momentum to bring Software Carpentry to Japan
Our vision is to be the leading inclusive community teaching computing and data skills.
Join the Task Force on November 6 for CarpentryCon 2020 updates
A new book elaborates on the Carpentries instructor training material and more.
Nominations are now open for community-elected and Council-elected positions
New survey systems for our workshops
Building Community through Membership: 2019 Member Survey Results and Member Organisation Council Meetings
In this post, Angela Li and Jessica Trelogan share tried and tested strategies for organising successful Carpentries workshops
In this post, Raniere Silva shares reflections from teaching a software carpentry workshop in Botswana
A new tool for instructor-trainers to make preparation for a new workshop easier.
This October, read and suggest relevant tags for posts published on The Data Carpentry, Library Carpentry and Software Carpentry blogs
How Rstudio's instructor training builds on the Carpentries.
Here's an update from The Carpentries Executive Council about recent and ongoing work, and with links to relevant resources
Chat with Canadian Regional Coordinators
Matt Dray shares lessons from the trainer workshop about audience needs and positive instructor behaviour when running participatory live coding
In this post, Chris Erdmann reflects on his time as Library Carpentry Community & Development Director ahead of his last day.
Prevent burnout by being welcoming and sharing experiences in everyday conversations.
Here's what The Carpentries team accomplished in Q2 and Q3 2019, and a look into work that will continue in Q4 2019.
Community members gather to discuss Carpentries successes and challenges in Dunedin, New Zealand
The Community Champions discussed how they grow their local communities
The Carpentries should be a leader in ensuring that our community is a safe and welcoming space.
Navigating organising a Carpentries Workshop
California Digital Library receives supplemental grant from IMLS for Library Carpentry
Find out more about The Carpentries values project. Answer three questions and help us articulate our community values
Curious about mentoring groups?
Trainer Training Postponed
Read about activities the Australian Research Data Commons is embarking on to support The Carpentries
In this post, Malvika Sharan shares her personal notes from June 2019's CarpentryConnect in Manchester
Workshops...Request? Notify? Inquire? What Do I Do?
Let's talk about community discussions
A paper on the progress of HPC Carpentry was presented at the 'Workshop on HPC Education and Training for Emerging Technologies' at ISC2019
Anonymous form open for incidents outside CoCc mandate
Following a successful Software Carpentry workshop, Juan Rodriguez summarised the experience in this post.
Join our August 28 2019 community call to help us build a diverse community of preprint reviewers
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.
After a rigorous venue and theme bidding process, here's information about CarpentryCon 2020 and 2021!
Missed #CCMCR2019? Read Aleksandra Nenadic's account of the three-day event
Sign up and help shape our Sponsorship Programme.
Our Code of Conduct is serving its purpose, but when incidents fall outside its mandate, what can we do?
We are releasing our community communications plan and introducing how-to guides for community-led communications
What goes into a major lesson update?
With great thanks to the more than 1100 people who have made this lesson release possible.
In this post, Alexander Refsum Jensenius shares thoughts and takeaways from a recent Train the Trainer Workshop
We are paving the way for Inclusivity!
Phil Reed shares lessons from a recent R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis workshop
To charge (a minimal) workshop fee or not to charge? That is the question
It’s not enough to be invited to the party; we want you to be asked to dance!
IDC wants your feedback on 6/17
Planning for The Carpentries' financial sustainability
Here's what The Carpentries team is working on in the second quarter of 2019.
Join a mentoring group!
A summary of our community call on Carpentries activities in Australia
Bianca Peterson & Katrin Tirok share their tried-and-tested tips and tricks for teaching R
Join the Community Discussion 21-22 May for Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Planning
Preparing for the June 2019 lesson release
Looking to host a Carpentries Community Discussion? See Martin Dreyer's pointers
Meet the Canadian Regional Coordinators
Our Instructor Development Committee has a strong team of six to lead its activities over the next year
Response to DataCamp blog post
A Capacity Development Project Inspired by The Carpentries.
New instructors from the East Coast of South Africa join The Carpentries community
A guide for creating Carpentries-style lessons.
Interested in leading the Instructor Development Committee? Learn more about the Committee and read some advice from a former Co-Chair.
Boats, Bridges, Balloons - Here's why and how we communicate at The Carpentries
Announcing officers elected to The Carpentries Executive Council for 2019
Join us for a discussion of past, present and future Carpentries activities in Australia
The Carpentries is searching for its next Instructor Development Committee Leaders!
Coding with Crostini the ChromeOS Linux App
Submit your theme suggestions and venue bids for CarpentryCon 2020
How to connect with your Regional Coordinator
We're hiring a Regional Coordinator for Southern Africa!
Meet the NZ Regional Coordinator
Collaboration and transparency: Keys to our improved Code of Conduct
Here's why you should attend #ccmcr19 from June 25 to 27, 2019.
Check out how The Carpentries team is supporting our community this quarter.
Sher! Shares the News
Help inform our Code of Conduct Documentation. Attend the #CarpentriesConversation
Building the local South African Carpentries community through a CarpentryConnect.
What did the African Task Force Do in 2018 and what did we learn...
Nos complace anunciar una nueva lección traducida por la comunidad: Análisis y visualización de datos usando Python
Jonah is stepping down as Director of Membership and Technology
We are excited to announce our newest community-driven lesson translation: Análisis y visualización de datos usando Python
Kari transitions into new role: Senior Director of Equity and Assessment
Welcome to our new Trainer trainees!
Please join us in welcoming Serah Njambi Rono!
Instructor Training Checkout requirement to include Community Discussions
We’re making it easier for Members (and others) to schedule their teams for Instructor Training
Teaching at the University of the Virgin Islands
Thanks to the award winners, sorted by surname, Tim Dennis, Margareth Gfrerer, Toby Hodges, Fotis Psomopoulos, and Malvika Sharan.
What other ways are there to participate in The Carpentries community?
Instructor Development Committee proposes new checkout requirement
What’s new in the Instructor Training curriculum?
Experienced instructors & trained educators wanted!
2019 ballot description and logistics
Focus on targeted growth and representation
Please join us in welcoming Talisha Sutton-Kennedy!
Find new pathways to a range of Carpentries material
Deadline is next week. Don't miss the opportunity to recognise members contribution
Mentoring gives me joy, and here’s why.
On 1 November 2018 the Executive Council approved Library Carpentry as an official Lesson Program
Nominations now open for community-elected Executive Council positions.
The Carpentries has put together our first official annual report!
What we're planning to accomplish for our lessons in the rest of the year.
Keeping Your Workshop Organised
New Library Carpentry Website Responds to Carpentries Roadmap
2018 Community Service Awards - Call for Nominations
Job Opportunities with The Carpentries
How do you deliver exercises
Join the CarpentryCon Task Force
From zero to … here
A list of resources to kick-start your workshop
Background to the recent revision of the Code
Invitation to join the CarpentryCon TaskForce
Helping us grow our pool of Carpentries instructors
Request for Comment on The Carpentries Bylaws
Building global communities of Spanish-speaking Carpentry instructors and lesson developers
New mission and vision for The Carpentries
Quarterly Update on our Programmatic Assessment Report
Cross-institutional skill- and community-building event attracts hundreds of researchers
It's show time!
Help us grow and diversify our pool of Carpentries instructors
That's one small step for The Carpentries, one giant leap for Latin America
Here's proof that YOU are making an impact!
The Executive Council has been working on revising and solidifying the mission, vision, and bylaws for The Carpentries
Dunedin ResBaz was held at The University of Otago on 4-6 July, 2018.
Executive Council moves to eliminate self-organised workshop fees
Organisational memberships have defined the joint future of Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry together as The Carpentries
Thanks to The Carpentries and conference sponsors
A summary of our progress together over the past eighteen months
Executive Council met to discuss mission and vision of The Carpentries
Hosting discussion sessions is a great way to expand your network
2012-2018 Programmatic Assessment Report Published
Find out what we talked about during the lesson infrastructure breakout session at CarpentryCon
Hosting discussion sessions is a great way to expand your network
You Belong in The Carpentries and we want to hear from you
Inaugural Conference a Big Success
The Carpentries' Executive Council and the Library Carpentry governance team vote to start discussions
Please share your impact story
Planning for a seamless transition
Executive Council 1st 2018 Tertile Report: Bylaws
The third sprint featured lots of updates and new curriculum, plus the development of a new website
Rethinking the Lesson Pipeline with reticulate
The first joint quarterly report for The Carpentries programs
Many Carpentries instructors may find themselves in the position of teaching material they do not know all that well
Leveraging the power of community
A brief summary of the activity on our repository during the Bug BBQ
New website for access to all things Carpentries
Find all the latest news on CarpentryCon 2018
Announcing Chris Erdmann as the new Library Carpentry Community and Development Director, starting 4 May, 2018.
Find new pathways to a range of Carpentries material
Did you miss the deadline to join a mentoring group?
A short guide on how to contribute and be involved during The Carpentries Bug BBQ.
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.