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Why we’ll never force our students to study full-time

Making opportunities available to everyone who wants to retrain in the coding sector needs to amount to more than diversity payments or discounts. There are very good reasons why I founded this business with part-time learning at the heart of what we do. We all know the idea that often

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What could a career as a data scientist look like?

What is a Data Scientist? Data Scientist is a fascinating, yet complex job that involves analysing and interpreting particular digital data. Essentially, data science is about using data to create as much impact as possible for a particular company. As a data scientist, you will be finding certain patterns in

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What Are The Benefits Of Module Based Learning?

Whether you’re studying one of our courses at Developer Academy or simply studying at university, it is important to understand the significance of module based learning, as this is the learning approach that most institutions practice. Here, we will break down what module learning actually is, and how it is

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What Is The Career Path Of A Software Developer? | Developer Academy
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What Does A Software Developer Career Path Look Like?

Whether you are choosing your first career or are contemplating a career move, software developers are in high demand and that demand is expected to grow. Not to mention the salary you could earn is impressive. If you were to progress to a Chief Technology Officer in London, for example,

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How To Request Training – A Guide For Junior Developers

During your interview, you were most likely asked the age-old question of ‘where do you see yourself in five years?’ You may not have given it much thought, or may not know what career paths are open to developers. But once you’ve settled into your new job and feel like

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Why virtual learning is helping our students thrive

Whether you are upskilling as part of your job or are looking to change careers entirely, learning remotely is a fantastic way to take control of your future.  We’ve seen online courses where students read or watch videos and then take a quiz at the end of each module. Our

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The classroom is dead long live the (online) classroom

As School children across the country return to their classrooms it is a good time to reflect on the delivery of education through this model. The classroom as a fixed location with a single teacher as the expert and students the recipients of knowledge is the classic model, maybe even

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What is data mining, and why is it important?

If you’re considering a career in data science, chances are you’ve come across the term ‘data mining’ at least a couple of times. For some, learning how to become a data scientist is a step toward becoming a data mining analyst. In addition to being a fascinating role, it holds

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What is the best way to clean data?
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What is the best way to clean data?

When learning how to go through the data cleansing process, practice really does make perfect. Although you will have to tweak your approach depending on the project you are working on, some critical checks will always be relevant.  Why is data quality important? Data analysis is fundamental as it can

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Why Data Cleaning Is Important

If you’ve decided on a career in data analysis, then chances are you understand what will be expected of you in your role. But knowing what you will have to do and how, or even why, are very different things. A large part of your role will involve scouring through

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What makes a great data analyst?
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What makes a great data analyst?

A data analyst’s primary role is to interpret information, find patterns, and report these findings to other people within your company. This information can then be utilised to guide business decisions and next steps.  But what takes a data analyst from average to great? Here are five traits you can

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How To Start A Career In Coding
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How to start a career in coding?

Whether you’re a spring chicken or a mature adult, coding is an enticing profession, which is great because the demand for developers is exceptionally high and is expected to increase in the coming years. As more companies bring their products and services online, a developer can help drive the business

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Lena’s Coding Story

When and how did you start getting interested in coding? I had a great chance of attending ​high​ school equipped with computers. My first language was BASIC and the first assignment I remember was to calculate a bunch of numbers. Ever since I developed a great interest in coding. Did

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Aalya’s Coding Story

When and how did you start getting interested in coding? I was introduced to coding in secondary school as a part of computer science curriculum. I absolutely love everything about it. It felt exciting and empowering. Did you try other coding courses before becoming a student with the Developer Academy?

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Data Analyst vs Data Scientist: What’s the difference?

If you are looking to build a career in tech, you have probably heard about data science or data analysis, after all, they are considered by many to be the job of choice. It’s the glamour and glitz of the tech world right now.  While they are often grouped together,

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Everything you need to know about being a front end developer

Front end development is a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. There is always something new to learn and, perhaps most importantly, is the type of role that will always be in demand. If you are considering training as a front end developer, this post offers everything you need to know from what

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Preparing for a data analyst job interview

You’ve taken the course, applied for jobs, and you’ve finally landed an interview for a data analyst role. Now you have to prepare for the big day. Developer Academy is here to help, we’ve got you covered from what to do in the run-up to the interview as well as

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Should you become a web developer in Sheffield?

Whether you are stuck in a job that isn’t as rewarding as it once was, or you have recently completed a college course and are contemplating your next step; web development is a rewarding career path.  From front-end developers who translate a business into an online platform and make it

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Where a career in development can take you

If playing with code or designing something from scratch is something you do for fun, then a career in development would be perfect for you. Perhaps, while playing your favourite game, you imagine how great it would be to design them for a living. Well, you could! Training to be

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