Celebrate Scratch Week with us

Reading Time: 3 minutes Scratch Week is a global celebration of Scratch that takes place from 15 to 21 May this year. Below, we’ve put together some free resources to help get kids coding with this easy-to-use, block-based programming language. If you’re not sure what Scratch is, check out our introduction video for parents. Visit Scratch Island on Code Club…… Continue reading Celebrate Scratch Week with us

Making the most of Hello World magazine | Hello World #18

Reading Time: 9 minutes Hello World magazine, our free magazine written by computing educators for computing educators, has been running for 5 years now. In the newest issue, Alan O’Donohoe shares his top tips for educators to make the most out of Hello World. Alan has over 20 years’ experience teaching and leading technology, ICT, and computing in schools…… Continue reading Making the most of Hello World magazine | Hello World #18

Celebrating 10 years of Raspberry Pi with a new museum exhibition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ten years ago, Raspberry Pi started shipping its first computers in order to inspire young people to reimagine the role of technology in their lives. What started with a low-cost, high-performance computer has grown into a movement of millions of people of all ages and backgrounds. Today, Raspberry Pi is the UK’s best-selling computer, and…… Continue reading Celebrating 10 years of Raspberry Pi with a new museum exhibition

Share your tech project with the world through Coolest Projects Global 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s time for young tech creators to share with the world what they’ve made! Coolest Projects Global 2022 registration is NOW OPEN. Starting today, young people can register their technology creation on the Coolest Projects Global website, where it will be featured in the online showcase gallery for the whole world to see. By registering…… Continue reading Share your tech project with the world through Coolest Projects Global 2022

Celebrate Black history this month with code!

Reading Time: 3 minutes For those of us living in the USA, February is Black History Month, our month-long celebration of Black history. This is an occasion to highlight the amazing accomplishments of Black Americans through time. Simply put, the possibilities are endless! Black history touches every area of our lives, and it is so important that we seize…… Continue reading Celebrate Black history this month with code!

Celebrating the community: Cian

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today we bring you the sixth film in our series of inspirational community stories. It’s wonderful to share how people all across the world are getting creative with tech and solving problems that matter to them. Our next community story comes from Drogheda, Ireland, where a group of programmers set up one of the country’s…… Continue reading Celebrating the community: Cian

Cat Lamin on building a global educator family | Hello World #17

Reading Time: 7 minutes In Hello World issue 17, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Cat Lamin talks about how building connections and sharing the burden can help make us better educators, even in times of great stress: “I felt like I needed to play my part” In March 2020, the world suddenly changed. For educators, we jumped from face-to-face teaching…… Continue reading Cat Lamin on building a global educator family | Hello World #17

Engaging Black students in computing at UK schools — interview with Joe Arday

Reading Time: 7 minutes On the occasion of Black History Month UK, we speak to Joe Arday, Computer Science teacher at Woodbridge High School in Essex, UK, about his experiences in computing education, his thoughts about underrepresentation of Black students in the subject, and his ideas about what needs to be done to engage more Black students. To start…… Continue reading Engaging Black students in computing at UK schools — interview with Joe Arday

Celebrate CoderDojo’s 10th birthday with us!

Reading Time: 5 minutes We are inviting you all to a very special event this week: the CoderDojo team is hosting a 10th birthday livestream to celebrate the CoderDojo community and all that they have achieved over the last ten years. Everyone is welcome, so mark your diary and make sure you and your favourite young coders join us…… Continue reading Celebrate CoderDojo’s 10th birthday with us!

Engaging Black students in computing at school — interview with Lynda Chinaka

Reading Time: 10 minutes On the occasion of Black History Month UK, we speak to Lynda Chinaka, Senior Lecturer in Computing in Education at the University of Roehampton, about her experiences in computing education, her thoughts about underrepresentation of Black students in the subject, and her ideas about what needs to be done to engage more Black students. Lynda,…… Continue reading Engaging Black students in computing at school — interview with Lynda Chinaka

Introducing raspberrypi.com

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am delighted to announce the launch of raspberrypi.com — a new website dedicated to Raspberry Pi computers and associated technologies. Head on over to find all about our low-cost, high-performance PCs, add-on boards or HATs, microcontrollers, accessories, and much more.  As well as being able to learn about and purchase the full range of…… Continue reading Introducing raspberrypi.com

Celebrating the community: Yolanda

Reading Time: 3 minutes So far in our series of community stories, we’ve collaborated with young people from the UK, India, and Romania who are getting creative with technology to change the world around them. Our next community story comes from a highly regarded community member who has been connecting young people with opportunities to learn and create with…… Continue reading Celebrating the community: Yolanda

Celebrating the community: Laura

Reading Time: 3 minutes We love seeing all the wonderful things people are doing in the community — that’s why we’re sharing our new series of short films documenting some of the incredible journeys of community members in all corners of the globe! Laura found her peer group at a local CoderDojo and has travelled the world with her…… Continue reading Celebrating the community: Laura

Celebrating the community: Avye

Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re excited to share another incredible story from the community — the second in our new series of inspirational short films that celebrate young tech creators across the world. Avye discovered robotics at her local CoderDojo and is on a mission to get more girls like her into tech. These stories showcase some of the…… Continue reading Celebrating the community: Avye

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