Ethiopian Carpentry Instructor Training

German House (GIZ Building), Addis Ababa

In particular, this training is aimed at those who want to become Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry instructors for Africans, to run workshops and contribute to the Carpentry training materials. Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry’s mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on two-day workshop covers the basics of educational psychology and instructional design, and looks at how to use these ideas in both intensive workshops and regular classes.

Software Carpentry Workshop

Inspired by Software Carpentry this session is designed to help new programmers and coders become more familiar with Unix and using the shell. Mesfin Diro will be leading us through navigating files, making directories, creating files, using pipes, and making filters.

Data Carpentry Workshop

Inspired by Data Carpentry this session is designed to help new programmers and coders become more familiar with Data cleaning with Openrefine and data analysis using the R. Mesfin Diro will be leading us through navigating files, making directories, creating files, using pipes, and making filters.