[python-uk] Shoreditch school looking for "Real-life Pythonistas" to come in and tell us about their work

Tim Diggins tim at red56.co.uk
Mon Mar 17 18:01:42 CET 2014

Hi list

I'm working with a technology-focused secondary school (actually a
"University Technical College" for 14-18 year olds) in Shoreditch and they
have been learning python. To make this less academic and put it into a
vocational context, we had an idea that they might be interested in finding
out about what people who use python for their work actually do (as well as
fun stuff of course).

Is anyone near the City interested in coming in to the school and giving a
brief chat about what you do for work and then doing some Q&A. It would be
good to get a range of different organizations (startup, small business,
corporate ...) and applications (web, testing, finance/algorithmic,

We're calling this series "Real-life pythonistas!" and we might (with your
permission) want to video the talk (they're also studying video

Contact me tim at red56.co.uk or Sam Wheeler at the school (
swheeler at hackneyutc.co.uk) off-list for more info. We can work around your
schedule, but it needs to be during the school day (9 - 5)

More info about the school if you're interested http://www.hackneyutc.co.uk

all best

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