Sue Sentance

Sue Sentance

Chief Learning Officer – 5 posts

Sue leads our team of educators. An ex-teacher, teacher trainer, and academic, she is passionate about research in computing education to inform what we do.

Are you an academic, researcher, student, or educator who is interested in computing education research? Then come and join us in Cambridge, UK on 1 April 2020 for discussion and networking at our first-ever research symposium. Join our symposium At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we carry out research that deepens our understanding of how young … Continue reading →
After launching our Gender Balance in Computing programme this April, we have been busy recruiting for two trials within a small group of schools around England. Today, we are opening general recruitment for the programme. This means that all primary and secondary schools in England can now take part in the upcoming trials in this … Continue reading →
We are delighted to announce a new partnership that will ensure the long-term growth and success of the free, annual UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has teamed up with Oxford University to support the Bebras Challenge, which every November invites students to use computational thinking to solve classical computer science problems … Continue reading →
I am excited to reveal that a consortium of partners has been awarded £2.4 million for a new research project to investigate how to engage more girls in computing, as part of our work with the National Centre for Computing Education. The award comes at a crucial time in computing education, after research by the … Continue reading →
Last week was a very exciting week for us, with the announcement of the National Centre for Computing Education: funded programmes for computing teachers and students for the next four years, to really support the growth and profile of our subject. For me and many others involved in this field over the last decade, it’s … Continue reading →