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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Celebrating the community: Zaahra and Eesa

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today we are launching an exciting series of impact stories from the community, to shine a spotlight on some of the young people who are learning and creating with technology through our educational initiatives. Zaahra and Eesa have been learning to create technology through attending Code Club and taking part in Coolest Projects! These stories […]

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Coolest Projects 2021: young people’s journeys & special judges’ favourites

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wow, we haven’t stopped smiling since yesterday’s live Coolest Projects celebration! Hosts Maddie Moate and Greg Foot led us through a live online event jam-packed with stories from participants, cool tech creations, and inspiring messages from our special judges. AND they revealed whose projects the judges picked as their favourites from among all of this […]

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Colin Furze is among our special Coolest Projects judges

Reading Time: 4 minutes Young tech creators from more than 40 countries have already registered to take part in this year’s Coolest Projects online showcase! To help us celebrate this year’s wonderful group of participants, we’re lucky to have brought on board Colin Furze, Melissa Pickering, James Whelton, and Fig O’Reilly as special judges. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1BYsFKuJ7U?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] “Since the first […]

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How your young people can create with tech for Coolest Projects 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes In our free Coolest Projects online showcase, we invite a worldwide community of young people to come together and celebrate what they’ve built with technology. For this year’s showcase, we’ve already got young tech creators from more than 35 countries registered, including from India, Ireland, UK, USA, Australia, Serbia, Japan, and Syria! Register to become […]

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Idea registration is open for Coolest Project 2021!

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s official: idea registration is finally open for Coolest Project 2021! Our Coolest Projects online showcase brings together a worldwide community of young people who make things with technology. Everyone up to age 18, wherever they are in the world, can register for Coolest Projects to become part of this community with their own tech […]

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Save the date for Coolest Projects 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes The year is drawing to a close, and we are so excited for 2021! More than 700 young people from 39 countries shared their tech creations in the free Coolest Projects online showcase this year! We loved seeing so many young people shine with their creative projects, and we can’t wait to see what the […]

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Celebrating future engineers

Reading Time: 4 minutes We’re proud to show our support for This is Engineering Day, an annual campaign from the Royal Academy of Engineering to bring engineering to life for young people by showcasing its variety and creativity. This year’s #BeTheDifference theme focuses on the positive impact engineering can have on everyday life and on the world we live […]

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Super cool favourites picked by fabulous judges

Reading Time: 3 minutes [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSQykQCXeug?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] We’re delighted to announce that our special judges — Eben Upton, Hayaatun Sillem, Limor Fried, Mitch Resnick, and Tim Peake — have chosen their favourite projects from the Coolest Projects online showcase!  Young tech creators from 39 countries are part of the showcase, including from Ireland, Australia, Palestine, UK, USA, India, and Indonesia. […]

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Tim Peake is among our fabulous Coolest Projects judges

Reading Time: 3 minutes We are thrilled that five fantastic people will contribute to the Coolest Projects online showcase: Tim Peake, Limor Fried, Mitch Resnick, Hayaatun Sillem, and Eben Upton are going to be our special judges and choose their favourite projects from among all the entries from young tech creators in our global community. Meet the coolest judges! […]

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Coolest Projects goes online and everyone is welcome!

Reading Time: 4 minutes We’re thrilled that Coolest Projects is taking place this summer as an online showcase, and registration opens today! Our world-leading technology fair usually takes place as a free face-to-face event, with thousands of young people coming together to showcase projects they’ve created. After making the tough decision to cancel the Coolest Projects 2020 events in […]