Why we translate our free online projects for young people to learn coding

Reading Time: 4 minutes All young people deserve meaningful opportunities to learn how to create with digital technologies. But according to UNESCO, as much as 40% of people around the world don’t have access to education in a language they speak or understand. At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we offer more than 200 free online projects that people all…… Continue reading Why we translate our free online projects for young people to learn coding

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

Teaching with Raspberry Pi Pico in the computing classroom

Reading Time: 6 minutes Raspberry Pi Pico is a low-cost microcontroller that can be connected to another computer to be programmed using MicroPython. We think it’s a great tool for exploring physical computing in classrooms and coding clubs. Pico has been available since last year, amid school closures, reopenings, isolation periods, and restrictions for students and teachers. Recently, I…… Continue reading Teaching with Raspberry Pi Pico in the computing classroom

Get kids coding and learning electronics with Raspberry Pi Pico

Reading Time: 7 minutes Since the release of the Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller in 2021, we have seen people all over the world come up with creative Pico-based inventions. The Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller. Now, thanks to our brand-new and free ‘Introduction to Raspberry Pi Pico’ learning path, young coders can easily join in and make their own cool…… Continue reading Get kids coding and learning electronics with Raspberry Pi Pico

Python coding for kids: Moving beyond the basics

Reading Time: 7 minutes We are excited to announce our second new Python learning path, ‘More Python’, which shows young coders how to add real data to their programs while creating projects from a chart of Olympic medals to an interactive world map. The six guided Python projects in this free learning path are designed to enable young people…… Continue reading Python coding for kids: Moving beyond the basics

Three new reasons to register for Coolest Projects Global 2022

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the last ten years, thousands of young people from all over the world have shared their digital creations at a Coolest Projects event. This year, there are a few brand-new and exciting reasons why young people will want to get involved in Coolest Projects Global online tech showcase and share their tech creations in…… Continue reading Three new reasons to register for Coolest Projects Global 2022

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

Coding for kids: Art, games, and animations with our new beginners’ Python path

Reading Time: 7 minutes Python is a programming language that’s popular with learners and educators in clubs and schools. It also is widely used by professional programmers, particularly in the data science field. Many educators and young people like how similar the Python syntax is to the English language. That’s why Python is often the first text-based language that…… Continue reading Coding for kids: Art, games, and animations with our new beginners’ Python path

Get an easy start to coding with our new free online course

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you curious about coding and computer programming but don’t know how to begin? Do you want to help your children at home, or learners in your school, with their digital skills, but you’re not very confident yet? Then our new, free, and on-demand online course Introduction to Programming with Scratch course is a fun,…… Continue reading Get an easy start to coding with our new free online course

Calling all young creators: Get ready for Coolest Projects Global 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s time to start your countdown! Young people from all over the world will soon be invited to share their digital creations at Coolest Projects Global 2022, our world-leading online technology showcase event for young creators. In mid-February, project registration opens for a new and improved, online-only experience. Through Coolest Projects Global, young creators can…… Continue reading Calling all young creators: Get ready for Coolest Projects Global 2022

New free resources for young people to create 3D worlds with code in Unity

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today we’re releasing an exciting new path of projects for young people who want to create 3D worlds, stories, and games. We’ve partnered with Unity to offer any young person, anywhere, the opportunity to take their first steps in creating virtual worlds using real-time 3D. The Unity Charitable Fund, a fund of the Tides Foundation,…… Continue reading New free resources for young people to create 3D worlds with code in Unity

5750 Scottish children code to raise awareness of climate change with Code Club

Reading Time: 4 minutes This month, the team behind our Code Club programme supported nearly 6000 children across Scotland to “code against climate change” during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. “The scale of what we have achieved is outstanding. We have supported over 5750 young learners to code projects that are both engaging and meaningful…… Continue reading 5750 Scottish children code to raise awareness of climate change with Code Club

Introducing Code Club World: a new way for young people to learn to code at home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today we are introducing you to Code Club World — a free online platform where young people aged 9 to 13 can learn to make stuff with code. In Code Club World, young people can: Start out by creating their personal robot avatarMake music, design a t-shirt, and teach their robot avatar to dance!Learn to…… Continue reading Introducing Code Club World: a new way for young people to learn to code at home

Inspiring learners about computing through health and well-being projects | Hello World #17

Reading Time: 5 minutes Your brand-new issue of the free Hello World magazine for computing educators focuses on all things health and well-being, featuring useful tools for educators, great ideas for schools, and inspiring projects, ideas, and resources from teachers around the world! One such project was created by the students of James Abela, Head of Computing at Garden…… Continue reading Inspiring learners about computing through health and well-being projects | Hello World #17

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