WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO
MOST RECENT NEWS & UPDATES
Monday 07/06/2021 – Celebrating Pride Month
Purple Beard Training is committed to supporting LGBTQ+ and we’re so proud of our diverse team that carries our values and mission through their teaching and being excellent role models for the future talent of tech.
We have absolutely zero-tolerance policy for discrimination and our doors are always open to talk about any struggles and doubts, and preventing discrimination of LGBTQ+ learners and employers during an apprenticeship and learning journey.
Thursday 15/04/2021 – Women in Tech Project Finale
After 11 weeks, we have closed our Women in Tech Thursdays social media project. We have spoken to 8 Women in Tech and 2 men about the gender gap in tech, how women can get into tech careers and how men can support women in the tech industry.
See the full interviews here.
Thursday 15/04/2021 – IoT Breakfast Panel Guest Speaker
Purple Beard’s Founder & CEO Dimple Khagram has attended IoT Breakfast Panel discussing how to accelerate the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) with thought leadership and education.
See the recorded live panel on Linkedin here.
Monday 22/03/2021 – Skills Bootcamps Extension
In the written Ministerial statement, the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been confirmed as one of three regions that will deliver an extension of the government’s Skills Bootcamps programme. Purple Beard Training will once again deliver live online courses to get people into tech jobs, this time offering Software Development Bootcamp and Data Analytics Bootcamp for East Midlands residents.
Wednesday 17/03/2021 – Skills Bootcamp Graduation
After 12 fantastic weeks, our Skills Bootcamps has finished with the Graduation Ceremony for 58 learners who have completed the Bootcamp. Our Bootcamps were developed in the partnership with Department for Education & D2N2 LEP to tackle digital skills gap across East Midlands.
Thursday 11/03/2021 – Women in Cybersecurity Guest Speakers
Purple Beard’s Founder & CEO Dimple Khagram and Digital Marketing Executive talked about the organisation of the Bootcamps in the UK at the Polish conference ‘Women in Cybersecurity: UK Experience’.
See more here.
Monday 07/12/2020 – Skills Bootcamps Launch
Purple Beard had partnered with DfE and D2N2 and will be launching Skills Bootcamps following the Government’s plan to transform the training and skills system in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire in a bid to make it fit for the 21st-century economy and help the country build back better from coronavirus.
See more here.