Mums in Technology is the first child-friendly coding school for Mums in the UK. Our baby-friendly programme is built on the principle of encouraging innovation through collaboration, mentorship, and networking, geared entirely towards getting new parents to set their ideas in motion. Participants will learn the basics of coding and get a sense of the Tech landscape within a community of parent entrepreneurs, and the best part is they can bring their baby along for the ride – amazing!
We operate as a pop-up coding school, leveraging the expertise of leading engineers at companies such as Thoughtworks, M&S Digital, Wayra, Super Being Labs and Microsoft. Our courses run for 6 weeks, once a week and during the day, making it perfect for time-short people.
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When I moved to London a year after the birth of my second child, I decided to explore a career change from publishing to the growing tech sector. I have tried different meet-ups, but always struggled to make it to the locations by 6:30pm, usually the worst time of the day for parents of young children. Mums in Tech was the first group I found that accommodated my needs for a day-time child-friendly meet-ups and classes. It is amazing how much you CAN accomplish when children are included in a learning environment and workspace. Entering a new career path as a parent also means I have different concerns, that were not always welcomed when raised in other groups. At Mums in Tech I feel safe and supported in my quest to continue learning new skills and pursing a new career, while being ab...Read more
With an all round marketing background, i never imagined being drawn to the tech world. I attended this program on maternity leave and in just 10 weeks, I learned the basics of coding which was a start to a future in coding and wanting to learn more. I joined the January cohort at M&S Digital which had first hand developers who helped through out as well as the likes of UX designers who gave talks on their journey. I plan to attend this child friendly program to continue my journey in coding. It's been a door opener and great experience meeting innovative startups and likeminded individuals thanks to mums in technology.
Attending Mums in Tech is a great spring board for ideas, whether you're considering a career in coding or have a business idea that needs tech input. I started with limited knowledge of coding, and a basic business idea - and came out with a better understanding of the coding landscape, a fantastic support network and clarity of how to move my idea forward.
Added that I could take my baby made this a fantastically flexible course!
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