My name is David Batty, I am a Software Developer, Course Designer, Trainer and Digital Content Developer, many people know me for my Internet Marketing talks and for the various IT courses I deliver privately, through CodeCollege.co.uk, and for courses I deliver for the AQA, Westminster Briefing and other organisations as required.
I have been working full time with computers for 36 years…..and am still loving it.
For the past 36 years I have been learning the complicated stuff so my customers don’t have to.
I have been delivering computer training in schools and colleges to staff for CPD and also to students for 27 years.
On any day my activities may include some combination of the following:
Delivering Computer Training, Software Development, Creating Podcasts, Working in Second Life, Video Editing or Website Development
…or other computer related activities.
I spend several hours a day learning new stuff, keeping up to date with digital news or finding new ways to use what I already know.
I am currently busy delivering courses in GameMaker Games Design, Python, Scratch, Electronics, Raspberry Pi and GCSE Computer Science for ICT Teachers who want subject knowledge enhancement. Visit www.codecollege.co.uk for further details or to book a course delivered in your school.
You may also spot me if you are a teacher who books a Scratch, Gamemaker, Visual Basic or Python course with the AQA, or who has attended an AS Level Computer Science course in London, as I deliver courses for the AQA in a variety of locations for teachers CPD.
I am a lead instructor at TechCamp and I was a technical (computer book) reviewer for Apress, in the small gaps I have left in the day I am writing my own computer books.
Because I can’t get everywhere to deliver my training, I set up www.BedroomProgrammer.com to deliver a games design course and have learners worldwide creating their own games and applications.
I was a JCQ/OCR Computer Science Inspector, until the deadline of 15th of May 2018, I was travelling around the country inspecting Computer Science NEA work and procedures for the exam board.
In between delivering courses around the country, I am currently designing new online courses, writing games for the Android market as well as developing some ‘secret’ projects. 🙂