How do we create engaging online courses for computing educators?

Reading Time: 6 minutes With our online courses programme, launched in 2017, we made it our mission to provide computing educators with the best possible free training we can design. Five years on, here are some of the key stats about the courses’ impact: We’ve produced and launched 35 free online courses We’ve created over 650 educational course videos More than…… Continue reading How do we create engaging online courses for computing educators?

Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Reading Time: 5 minutes Join our free online course Introduction to Machine Learning and AI to discover the fundamentals of machine learning and learn to train your own machine learning models using free online tools. Although artificial intelligence (AI) was once the province of science fiction, these days you’re very likely to hear the term in relation to new…… Continue reading Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Reading Time: 5 minutes Join our free online course Introduction to Machine Learning and AI to discover the fundamentals of machine learning and learn to train your own machine learning models using free online tools. Although artificial intelligence (AI) was once the province of science fiction, these days you’re very likely to hear the term in relation to new…… Continue reading Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

How teachers train in Computing with our free online courses

Reading Time: 4 minutes Since 2017 we’ve been training Computing educators in England and around the world through our suite of free online courses on FutureLearn. Thanks to support from Google and the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE), all of these courses are free for anyone to take, whether you are a teacher or not! We’re excited that…… Continue reading How teachers train in Computing with our free online courses

Is upgrade culture out of date?

Reading Time: 8 minutes At Raspberry Pi, we’re interested in all things to do with technology, from building new tools and helping people teach computing, to researching how young people learn to create with technology and thinking about the role tech plays in our lives and society. Today, I’m writing about our habit of replacing devices with newer versions…… Continue reading Is upgrade culture out of date?

Can algorithms be unethical?

Reading Time: 5 minutes At Raspberry Pi, we’re interested in all things to do with technology, from building new tools and helping people teach computing, to researching how young people learn to create with technology and thinking about the role tech plays in our lives and society. One of the aspects of technology I myself have been thinking about…… Continue reading Can algorithms be unethical?

Your new free online training courses for the autumn term

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the autumn term, we’ll be launching three brand-new, free online courses on the FutureLearn platform. Wherever you are in the world, you can learn with us for free! The course presenters are Pi Towers residents Mark, Janina, and Eirini Design and Prototype Embedded Computer Systems The first new course is Design and Prototype Embedded…… Continue reading Your new free online training courses for the autumn term

Your Back-to-School Bootcamp with our free online training

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you ready FEEL THE BURN…of your heating laptop? And MAX THOSE REPS…using forever loops? Then get your programming muscles into the best shape possible with our free online training courses. Pump up your programming skills for free Today we are excited to announce our new online training course Programming with GUIs — now open…… Continue reading Your Back-to-School Bootcamp with our free online training

Your Back-to-School Bootcamp with our free online training

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you ready FEEL THE BURN…of your heating laptop? And MAX THOSE REPS…using forever loops? Then get your programming muscles into the best shape possible with our free online training courses. Pump up your programming skills for free Today we are excited to announce our new online training course Programming with GUIs — now open…… Continue reading Your Back-to-School Bootcamp with our free online training

Developer Q&A: brand-new online training courses

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is always a flurry of activity at the start of the new academic year, and we are getting in on the action: this autumn and winter, we’ll be launching four new online courses! They are completely free and aim to give educators a solid grounding in the concepts and practical applications of computing. I…… Continue reading Developer Q&A: brand-new online training courses

Start a CoderDojo with our free online training

Reading Time: 3 minutes You can now sign up to our newest free online course Start a CoderDojo to learn more about CoderDojo and how you can easily set up one of these free coding clubs for young people in your area. With less than two weeks until the course begins, we wanted to tell you about the course’s…… Continue reading Start a CoderDojo with our free online training

New free online course about building makerspaces

Reading Time: 2 minutes Helping people to get into making is at the heart of what we do, and so we’ve created a brand-new, free online course to support educators to start their own makerspaces. If you’re interested in the maker movement, then this course is for you! Sign up now and start learning with Build a Makerspace for…… Continue reading New free online course about building makerspaces

Transition from Scratch to Python with FutureLearn

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the launch of our first new free online course of 2018 — Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based Programming — two weeks away, I thought this would be a great opportunity to introduce you to the ins and outs of the course content so you know what to expect. FutureLearn: Moving from…… Continue reading Transition from Scratch to Python with FutureLearn

Prepare to run a Code Club on FutureLearn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prepare to run a Code Club with our newest free online course, available now on FutureLearn! FutureLearn: Prepare to Run a Code Club Ready to launch! Our free FutureLearn course ‘Prepare to Run a Code Club’ starts next week and you can sign up now: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/code-club Code Club As of today, more than 10000 Code…… Continue reading Prepare to run a Code Club on FutureLearn

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