SPRING 2018

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

Due to #COVID19 our programs are taking place digitally this semester!

WELCOME TO

DIGITAL WOMEN PROGRAM

Spring Semester 2020

Location: Social Impact Lab, Munich

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Course dates:

Saturdays*, from 10:00 to 14:00h

*Due to the #COVID19, for safety reasons, our classes will be postponed. New dates will be released soon.

Teaching Languages: English and German 

*Offer of courses in English or German depends on students demand and level of skills

Are you interested in our courses? Fill out the online form


⚠️ Courses fees: free

Contact information:

leticia@redi-school.org

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

ReDI school’s Digital Women Program aims to empower women by helping them develop their digital skills to support their wellbeing, accelerate integration in Germany and open new professional perspectives.

Who are these courses for?

  • Highly motivated women with a desire to improve their digital skills; 

  • Proactive women who are looking to meet other women and establish professional networks;

  • Women who are looking for new professional perspectives and/or innovative ways to integrate into German society.

Our learning experience provides:

  • Teaching-coaching approach by women for women; 

  • Basic and intermediate digital skills courses crucial to all areas of life, from work and learning, to social inclusion;

  • All teachers are practitioners in the tech industry; 

  • Childcare services (limited spots);

  • Laptops for the duration of the course;

  • Breaks and lunchtime to network.

See the DWP journey:

See more details below.

COMPUTER FOR BEGINNERS

If you have not used a computer and the internet before, this course is for you. With our teaching-coaching approach, you will become familiar with the device and will encourage further exploration and development of computer and Internet skills.

 

What would you learn? 

You will acquire the basic skills to use a computer, email and the internet. 

 

Main topics:

  • Parts of the computer, keyboard and mouse introduction  

  • File creation and management

  • Writing short texts 

  • Network and web browsing, safe online practices

  • Email introduction 

 

Entry requirements: 

  • Able to read and write in your native language

  • A2.2 to B1-level German and/or English 

  • Curiosity about how to use the computer

  • Commitment to attend the classes and follow up into the Computer Basic 1 course

 

Next steps/What is next?

Practice your computer knowledge to become an advanced computer user. Register for the Computer Basics 1 class to continue your digital skills education. 

 

Schedule: Saturday mornings 

Location: SIL | Social Impact Lab - Balanstraße 73 / Haus 21A / 3.OG, 81541 - München, Germany

 

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COMPUTER BASICS 1​

If you want to improve your computer skills and learn how to use the most used computer programs, then this course is for you. 

What would you learn? 
You will learn computer and online essentials skills to work effectively on the computer. 

 

Main topics:

  • Review basic computer functions;

  • Basic Word processing (format texts with Office);

  • Basic Spreadsheets (create simple budgets with Office);

  • Basic Presentations (create simple presentations with Office);

  • Safe online practices, effective web browsing, and information search;

  • Introduction to online communication (WhatsApp, Slack);

  • Basic email management.

 

Entry requirements: 

  • Able to read and write in your native language;

  • B1-level German and/or English;

  • Familiar with basic computer terminology;

  • Confident with using a computer, creating files and folders;

  • Able to browse the web;

  • Have an email address;

  • Commitment to attend the classes and follow up on the Basic Computer 2  course.

 

Next steps/What is next?
Practice your computer knowledge to become an advanced computer user. Register for the Computer Basic 2 to continue your digital skills education. 

 

Location: SIL | Social Impact Lab - Balanstraße 73 / Haus 21A / 3.OG, 81541 - München, Germany

Schedule: Saturday mornings 

 

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COMPUTER BASICS 2

If you want to improve and deepen your knowledge of the traditional computer programs (Office), learn about the G-Suite and improve your online collaboration skills, then this course is for you. 

 

What would you learn? 
You will review the topics covered in Computer Basic 1 and will go deeper into each one of the computer programs. 

 

Main covered topics are: 

  • Review basic computer functions

  • Intermediate Word processing, Spreadsheets, and Presentations  with Office and Google Suite

  • Online collaboration with Google Suite (Google Docs, Sheets and Presentations) 

  • Safe online practices, effective web browsing, and information search;

  • Online communication and email management.

 

Entry requirements:

  • Able to read and write in your native language;

  • B1-level German and/or English;

  • Knowledgeable of basic computer terminology;

  • Able to work pretty fast with a computer (typing and clicking);

  • Basic knowledge of word processors, spreadsheets and presentations;

  • Be able to proficiently browse the web;

  • Have an email address;

  • Commitment to attend the classes.

 

What is next?

After this course, you would be a proficient computer user. If you would like to continue your journey into a more specialized tech area and explore new professional perspectives, you can apply for our Introduction to Coding course. 

 

Schedule: Saturday mornings 

Location: SIL | Social Impact Lab - Balanstraße 73 / Haus 21A / 3.OG, 81541 - München, Germany


 

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INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING

Do you want to understand how we communicate with computers and how a computer “thinks”? Are you interested in learning what programming is and how to think like a programmer?  Would you like to learn how to solve problems through technology? 

In this course, you can specialize your digital skills and explore new professional perspectives, by learning essential programming concepts and skills, it will also encourage you to experiment confidently and have fun with coding.

 

What would you learn? 

You will learn the essential programming concepts and basic coding structures that someone should master before they start programming. This course will provide you the basics skills that will enable you to start any programming course with more confidence. 

Main covered topics are: 

  • Computing terminology (key concepts that all programming languages share and their function/role);

  • Computational thinking methods (problem analysis and algorithms);

  • Develop problem-solving skills through learning how to solve coding challenges;

  • Coding introduction  (variables and data types);

  • Building using code  (logic, iteration, conditionality, procedures and function, events and commands);

  • Test and debug a basic program.

 

​Entry requirements:

  • B1-level German and/or English;

  • Be a proficient computer user (navigate your way through a computer without a problem);

  • Be able to proficiently browse the web and daily use of an email address;

  • Good attitude towards solving problems (you do not give up easily when faced with a problem to solve);

  • Interest in learning more about advanced digital skills;

  • Commitment to attend the classes.

 

Next steps/What is next?

You can continue your education by getting more coding skills on a particular programming language such as Java, Python, or others. We offer these courses in our Digital Career Program (add a link).

 

Schedule: Saturday mornings 

Location: SIL | Social Impact Lab - Balanstraße 73 / Haus 21A / 3.OG, 81541 - München, Germany

 
 
 
 
 

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