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Session 16 – celebrating the web and an introduction to personal projects

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you are having a lovely week so far. We started the week with our usual check-in and it was nice to hear about everyone’s weeks! We talked about was the 30th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Session 15 – Scratch contd.

Hello everyone, it’s Ruby again. I hope you’re having a lovely week so far. We had our usual check-in before Paula asked about our homework which was to give a speech or presentation about a topic we’re interested in and doing my … Continue reading

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Session 14 – Some HTML and Scratch challenges

Hello, it’s Ruby again. I hope you all had a lovely week so far. We had our usual check-in before we went through our Scratch and HTML exercises homework. There was a choice to do one Scratch exercise and one HTML exercise … Continue reading

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Session 13 – HTML and an introduction to Scratch

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you all had a lovely week so far. We had our usual check-in before we went through our homework which was to write an HTML page about our role models in the STEM sector. I … Continue reading

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Session 12 – Celebrating women in science and HTML practice

Hello everyone, it’s Ruby again. I hope you all had a good week so far. We went to a different room as there was a lecture going on in our usual room, which was interesting as we got to see a different … Continue reading

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Session 11 – Learning about a safer internet and an introduction to HTML

Hi everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you’ve had a good week so far. We had our usual check-in with 2 new visitors. They were there to see what Go Girl is about and the fun we have. This Tuesday was Safer … Continue reading

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Session 9: Pseudocode success and a game to think about budgeting!

Welcome back everyone! It’s been quite the week in Oxford so far. We’ve experienced our first snowfall, which was beautiful to see and distracted us oh so briefly from the planning for this week’s session! We decided to switch gears … Continue reading

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Session 8: Psuedocode and an introduction to blogging

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby here. I hope you all had a great week so far. We had Domino’s Pizza for lunch. I had margherita, pepperoni and veggie pizza with a chicken wing. It was delicious! We had our usual check-in … Continue reading

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Session 6: WHILE loops and some Xmas fun!

Hi, it’s Ruby again, We’ve finished our last Go Girl session before the Christmas holidays yesterday. The Go Girl team gave us a Christmas card and a bag of Celebrations each. First, we had our usual check-in before we did … Continue reading

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Session 5: Learning about healthy relationships

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. We’ve just finished our session for this week. We had sandwiches, crisps and salad for lunch. It was delicious! First, we had a check-in about what we’ve been up to and the challenges we’ve faced … Continue reading

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Session 3: Learning some pseudocode

Hello, it’s Ruby again. We’ve finished our session for this week and I had a great time. First, we had Domino’s pizza for lunch and it was delicious!   Then, we had a check in about what we were up … Continue reading

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Session 2: Getting to know each other

Hello, my name is Ruby P. and I’m new to the Go Girl project. I’m a guest blogger for today. We’ve just finished our first session and it was fun. I got to meet all the girls who are also … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s journey after Go_Girl

As we start to prepare for our third cohort of Go_Girl, we’ve spent the last few weeks catching up some of the young women from our last cohort as they embark on their journeys post Go_Girl. This week we caught … Continue reading

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Showcasing our talent: A tale of puppies

The big day is fast approaching! No, we aren’t referring to the Royal Wedding (congratulations to the most excellent couple in advance!). Yes, we are talking about the final ceremony for go_girl, where the young women get the chance to … Continue reading

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Session 30: Speaking out and project time

With almost 2 months to go until the final ceremony, the Go_Girls are hard at work on their individual projects. These range from a game in Unity to websites, to apps, and even games in Scratch. To give the young … Continue reading

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Session 5: Video Selfies & telling our stories online

We had an excellent week this week, where we continued our dicussions with the young women about being safe online.  We kicked off both our sessions with a conversation about finance, debt and benefits that the young women had with … Continue reading

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Session 3: What’s coding got to do with it?

This week’s session was action packed, and intense, and all the go_girls and staff worked hard to challenge some of the notions of what coding is and how to think about it, and to push the boundaries of their comfort. … Continue reading

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