ted.chan
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Pi Academy in Malaysia

Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:19 am

I am interested to be a certified trainer and to start a Pi Academy in Malaysia.

Intention is to setup a centre to train teachers and students on computer science, raspberry pi and programming.

Anyone here could advise who in Pi Academy UK or Raspberry Pi Foundation I should contact? And are there any plans to reach out beyond UK and US? If not, how can I help?

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philipcolligan
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Re: Pi Academy in Malaysia

Sat Jan 09, 2016 4:59 pm

Picademy is currently only available in the UK and US. We don't currently have plans to start spreading the approach to other parts of the world, although it's something that we'd like to do in future.

In the meantime, sign up to the education newsletter here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/education/newsletter/

You can also find lots of free resources for teachers and students here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/resources/

Thanks.

ted.chan
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Re: Pi Academy in Malaysia

Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:49 am

It's been a year since my the last post.

Phil, I just want to let you know I am still having the same intention of having Pi Academy in Malaysia, or even around Asia. Last year there were no plans by the Foundation. I hope this year or next there will be. Just know I am still waiting. :D

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Re: Pi Academy in Malaysia

Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:25 am

Forum post here: viewtopic.php?f=99&t=167502

Blog post here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/announ ... ng-series/
We grew frustrated at having to tell people that we didn’t have plans to provide Picademy in their region in the foreseeable future, so we decided to find a way to reach educators around the world with a more accessible training format.

We’re delighted to announce a new way for people to learn about digital making from Raspberry Pi: two free online CPD training courses, available anywhere in the world.
Contact details for the Raspberry Pi Foundation: https://www.raspberrypi.org/contact/

mistaodd
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Re: Pi Academy in Malaysia

Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:57 am

hello ted.chan, I realized this might be a bit late but if you still holding onto this plan I'm offering myself to join in. I'm a Malaysian fresh graduate in automation deeply interested in rpi, arduino, iot, robotics and the likes with a few project in the past. please contact me at amirulms94 @ gmail.com if you are considering.

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Re: Pi Academy in Malaysia

Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:51 pm

Hi ted.chan and mistaodd, have you both communicated. I'm not a tech people, but I'm very interested to join too, would support in other matter to succeed the plan. Thank you.

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