Train the trainer workshop

August/September 2024 CodeRefinery train the trainer workshop

Do you teach the use of computers and computational tools? Are you curious about scaling your training and learn about tested and proven practices from CodeRefinery workshops and other trainers? Join us for the CodeRefinery train the trainer workshop: four self-contained sessions on tools and techniques for computational training offer a great chance to enhance your teaching skills and learn about new tools and practices. What you will learn is also used a lot outside CodeRefinery, whenever good beginner friendly training is needed.

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about tools and techniques and practice to create engaging online teaching experiences (screenshare, audio, etc.).

  • Become mentally ready to be an instructor in a collaborative interactive online workshop (not only large workshops but in general).

  • Learn how to design and develop lesson material collaboratively.

Target audience:

  • Everyone teaching online workshops about computational topics or interested in teaching.

  • Previous and future instructors and helpers of CodeRefinery workshops.

Prerequisites: An interest in teaching.

Content and timing:

The workshop consists of four sessions every Tuesday between August 13th and September 3rd 2024, 9-12 CEST:

  • Session 1: Contributing to and reusing CodeRefinery lesson materials (Aug 13)

  • Session 2: Tools and techniques adopted in CodeRefinery workshops (Aug 20)

  • Session 3: About teaching & cool things we all would like to share (Aug 27)

  • Session 4: Workshop streaming practices and post-workshop tasks (Sep 3)

You can join all sessions, or the just the ones that interest you. More details on each session will be shared later.

The workshop is free of charge for everyone, please register below to get the Zoom link and other useful information for the workshop.


If you have any questions, please write to

Materials are work in progress

Materials will appear here before the workshop. You can find materials of previous similar trainings using the links below: