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Philip Colligan
CEO, Raspberry Pi Foundation
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On 4 and 5 March 2017, more than 1,800 people got together in Cambridge to celebrate five years of Raspberry Pi and Code Club. We had cake, code, robots, explosions, and unicorn face paint. It was all kinds of awesome. Celebrating five years of Raspberry Pi and Code Club Uploaded by Raspberry Pi on 2017-03-10. It’s hard... Continue reading
Today, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is launching a new, free resource for educators. Hello World – a new magazine for educators Hello World is a magazine about computing and digital making written by educators, for educators. With three issues each year, it contains 100 pages filled with news, features, teaching resources, reviews, research and much more.... Continue reading
By any measure, the Raspberry Pi Foundation had a fantastic 2016. We ended the year with over 11 million Raspberry Pi computers sold, millions of people using our learning resources, almost 1,000 Certified Educators in the UK and US, 75,000 children regularly attending over 5,000 Code Clubs in the UK, hundreds of Raspberry Jams taking... Continue reading
One of the best things about the Raspberry Pi Foundation is our awesome community. Anything we achieve is only possible because of the growing movement of makers, educators, programmers, volunteers and young people all over the world who share our mission. We work really hard to celebrate that community on this blog, across social media, in... Continue reading
On Monday 29 February, we celebrated the fourth (or first) birthday of the Raspberry Pi computer by giving a little gift to the community in the form of the Raspberry Pi 3.  A lot more power, with built in wireless LAN and Bluetooth, for the same great price of $35. On 5 and 6 March,... Continue reading
Today we’re delighted to welcome two new colleagues to the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and to launch a recruitment campaign to find even more outstanding people to join our growing team. First, meet the new arrivals! Oliver Quinlan is joining the Foundation as Research Manager. Oliver joins us from Nesta where he has been part of... Continue reading
Hour of Code is a worldwide initiative to get as many people as possible to have a go at programming computers. Each December for the past couple of years, educators, tech businesses and non-profits alike have made a big push to get kids and adults to try their hand at writing a few lines of... Continue reading
Raspberry Pi Foundation and Code Club join forces I am delighted to announce that Raspberry Pi Foundation and Code Club are joining forces in a merger that will give many more young people the opportunity to learn how to make things with computers. Raspberry Pi Foundation and Code Club were both created as responses to... Continue reading