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Continue your learning journey in SQL

Continue your learning journey in SQL

It has already been three weeks since the end of the Code First Girls course on Data & SQL. We have celebrated the achievements on LinkedIn. I am greatly impressed by the final projects of my students. This article is for them to show possibilities how to continue learning SQL and excel as well as for others who have just begun their journey with SQL. It is well-known that practice is essential for mastering any new subject learnt. One way…

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Attending SQLBits as a virtual participant

Attending SQLBits as a virtual participant

This week has been great for me as a learning opportunity by going to SQLBits for the first time ever. Well…actually not going but logging in from home watching online. So as SQLBits as all good things is petering out/comes to an end time to do a personal summary. Blogging I aimed to to a summary blog post for each day. However eagle eyed readers will notice that I stopped on Thursday which was the first conference day. Reason for…

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Reflections on being a SQL teacher for the first time

Reflections on being a SQL teacher for the first time

I am currently volunteering as an instructor in a course on Data & SQL by Code First Girls. Read more about it here. Yesterday has been my first round as a teacher for a whole module. Here are some reflections on it and what I learned from it. TLDR: Don’t put too much content into one session…time catches up sooner as you think. Also allow some extra time for tech problems and Q&A. Be sure to have a dry run…

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Proud to be an instructor in the Code First Girl’s class on Data & SQL

Proud to be an instructor in the Code First Girl’s class on Data & SQL

I have the great pleasure and honor to be a volunteer for Code First Girls. This is a UK based non profit organization with the mission to encourage young women to pursue a job in the Tech sector by giving them foundamentals in relevant skills such as programming or (in my case) SQL and Databases. I have been given the opportunity by Experian to volunteer in that course and share my expertise as a data professional. What does that mean…

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SQLdays 2021 Erding: Zusammenfassung

SQLdays 2021 Erding: Zusammenfassung

Note: This blog post is in German as it is about a German conference and I expect mainly German readers. Moreover I have to admit it is easier to write German early in the morning than english :-P. Anyway feel free to run it through google translate if you are non-german-speaking and interested in the content. Wow…endlich mal wieder ein Blogeintrag nach langer Zeit. Ich finds zwar ganz gut, wenn man nicht immer was zu sagen haben muss aber zugegen…

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