Skip navigation

Teach the Nation to Code: Databases

24th April 2019

Northumbria University is once again teaming up with IT training company QA Consulting to deliver a free computer programming session as part of the Institute of Coding (IoC).

With a current skills gap for coding and coders in the tech sector, Northumbria has previously hosted two other workshops as part of this series. The free training aims to inspire those people currently underrepresented in the tech sector, and promote a career in technology to everyone.

The IoC launched last year, with Northumbria working alongside other universities and industrial partners to develop the next generation of digital talent at degree level and above. 

The coding sessions have so far been a great success, teaching attendants how to install the Python programming language and explore its other features and functions. The most recent event took place last month and saw learners of all ages and abilities in attendance.

The latest Teach the Nation to Code event will focus on Databases and take place from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April in Ellison Building, Block A Room ELB 0001. To book your place click here.

To find out more about this event and other Institute of Coding events organised by Northumbria by click here, or visit

The IoC aims to develop specialist skills training in areas of strategic importance, boosting equality and diversity in technology-related education and careers and producing research, analysis and intelligence to anticipate future skills gaps. Find out more at

comments powered by Disqus


a sign in front of a crowd

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

NU World

Explore NU World

Find out what life here is all about. From studying to socialising, term time to downtime, we’ve got it covered.

Latest News and Features

An image of people sitting on benches in a park surrounded by trees
AHRC banner, showing different people involved doing different activites.
Relief workers walking through rubble in the aftermath of a storm in North Africa.
£1 million funding award supports leading new medical research at Northumbria University
a photo of monsoon rain in a mountainous location
Norman Franklin and Dr Jane Greaves in the OSCE test centre at Northumbria University
Generic Image from Unsplash. Gothic style university library.
More events

Upcoming events

Some prickly Predicaments in Sonification
The Quorn Story

Back to top