5 GitHub Software Development Education Tools

These 5 GitHub Software Development Education Tools  helps students, teachers, and schools access the tools and events they need to shape the next generation of software development. Real-world tools, engaged students.

Content highlights:
  • GitHub Student Developer Pack
  • GitHub Campus Expert
  • GitHub Campus Program
  • GitHub Classroom
  • GitHub Campus Advisor
1- GitHub Student Developer Pack: Learn to ship software like a pro

5 GitHub Software Development Education Tools

There's no substitute for hands-on experience. But for most students, real world tools can be cost-prohibitive.

That's why GitHub created the Student Developer Pack with some of partners and friends: to give students free access to the best developer tools in one place so they can learn by doing.

Get the Pack Now

2- GitHub Campus Expert: Learn skills to enrich the technology community at your school
GitHub Campus Expert

Become a GitHub Campus Expert with training from GitHub. Learn public speaking, technical writing, community leadership, and software development skills that will help you improve your campus.

Empower student developers on your campus

As a GitHub Campus Expert, you will receive training and mentorship from GitHub employees, opportunities to participate in exclusive events, and support to help you grow the developer community at your school.

Eligibility requirements

To participate in the GitHub Campus Experts program, you must be 18 years of age or over and a student in good standing at a post-secondary institution.

Become a Campus Expert

3- Get the GitHub Campus Program for your school
Get the GitHub Campus Program for your school

Teach with industry-standard tools, across all your departments and students, for free
With the GitHub Campus Program, your school will get a package of technical tools, training for faculty members, and support to grow technical communities on campus.

GitHub for your whole school, with everything you need to make it great

Roll out version control and GitHub at your school, train students with the tools they’ll use in industry, and support teachers with training so that they master Git and GitHub.

As a GitHub Education school, you'll enjoy:

Free access to GitHub Enterprise Server and GitHub Enterprise Cloud for every department, including your technical departments
Teacher training to master Git and GitHub with our Campus Advisors program
Automated access to premium GitHub Education features, like the GitHub Student Developer Pack
Exclusive access to new features, and GitHub Education-specific swag

How to become a GitHub Campus Program partner school

To qualify, your school must be a teaching-focused institution that grants degrees or certificates. And in order to receive the benefits, your schools needs to:

Offer GitHub to all of your technical departments
Show off your school’s logo on GitHub's website as a GitHub Campus Program partner school
Receive regular announcements from GitHub Education
For each department using GitHub, appoint an administrator to go through GitHub's teacher-training program

Apply to join the GitHub Campus Program

4- GitHub Classroom: The workflow developers use, whether you have five students or 500
GitHub Classroom

Developers rarely work all by themselves, on a deadline, or ship something they’ll only use once (with no idea whether it actually works). Wouldn’t students be better served by showing versions of their work, iterating, checking in on milestones, and showing off the final product?

With GitHub Classroom you can set up the industry-standard workflow and free up your time to focus on teaching. Classroom will automatically create student repositories, track assignments in your dashboard and integrate with third-party tools like automated testing.

With Classroom, you can spin up your course on GitHub and move on to the good stuff.

Why try Classroom?

Spend more time with students, less on setup.
Students accept an assignment with one link, so you can get straight to the material.

Bootstrap group assignments in a snap.
Invite students to a shared repository, and cap the number of students per group. Use the same groups over and over again, or create new ones.

Download all repositories with the click of a button.
When you're ready to grade, download assignments to your machine from GitHub Classroom, or use GitHub's new desktop client, Classroom Assistant.

Get started with your first GitHub Classroom

5- GitHub Campus Advisor: Teacher training to master Git and GitHub

Learn how to teach with GitHub. With this online training, you’ll be able to make commits with confidence, and understand what makes Git work under the hood.

Help students get unstuck, get deeper insight into their work, and use industry-standard tools for an efficient and authentic experience in your classroom.

Professors, teachers and mentors welcome. Teach your students real-world skills that they will need as software developers with Git and GitHub.

GitHub Education is there to support you every step of the way with hands-on exercises and feedback.

As a GitHub Campus Advisor, you’re not only a master of Git and GitHub, but you champion the use of real-world tools at your school. Here’s a handful of what Advisors will enjoy:

a- Unlock benefits provided by GitHub, including a free GitHub package to meet the needs of your school.

b- Event support, workshop kits and fresh swag delivery every semester.

c- Early access to new education features and materials from GitHub Education.

d- Special invitations to GitHub Education events.

e- GitHub Campus Advisors-only gear and special swag.

Begin the training

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