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?

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

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

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

Celebrating our teachers

Reading Time: 5 minutes The end of the academic year is here, and we are marking the occasion by celebrating teachers from all over the world. For those about to teach, we salute you. Since last September, we’ve run a whole host of programmes that teachers have been involved in. From training with us at Picademy to building apocalyptic…… Continue reading Celebrating our teachers

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

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