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It’s been nearly two years since the launch of the Raspberry Pi Computing Education Research Centre. Today, the Centre’s Director Dr Sue Sentance shares an update about the Centre’s work. The Raspberry Pi Computing Education Research Centre (RPCERC) is unique for two reasons: we are a joint initiative between the University of Cambridge and the… … Continue reading →
Earlier this year, we launched our Code Editor, a free online tool to help make learning text-based programming simple and accessible for kids age 9 and up. We focus on supporting the needs of young people who are learning programming at school, in Code Clubs and CoderDojos, and at home. Today, we have two exciting… … Continue reading →
A year ago we launched our Introduction to Scratch path of six new coding projects. This was the first path to use our new 3…2…1…Make! approach for prioritising fun and engagement whilst enabling creators to make the things that matter to them. Creators learn how to add code, costumes, and sounds to sprites as they… … Continue reading →
Now that British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake is back on the ground it’s time for the final Astro Pi mission update: the summary of the experiment results from the International Space Station (ISS). We’ve been holding this back to give the winners some time to publish the results of their experiments themselves. Back in 2015… … Continue reading →
Ed and Izzy On Monday this week we released the first of four short cartoons that tell the story of the Astro Pi mission. Part 1 introduces Ed and Izzy, the two Astro Pi flight units that are up in space right now. You may recognise the voice-over: it’s TV science presenter Fran Scott from… … Continue reading →
Back in February Dave Honess blogged about our Weather Station Project for schools. Here’s what we’ve been up to since. The main news is that we have selected the 1000 schools worldwide who will be receiving the kit and the hardware side is done, dusted and ready to go. Here’s what the lucky schools will… … Continue reading →
This December, British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake will be taking two specially augmented Raspberry Pis called Astro Pis to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of his six-month mission. These Astro Pis will be running experimental Python programs written by school-age students; the results will be downloaded back to Earth and made available online… … Continue reading →
Those of you who regularly read our blog will know all about Astro Pi. If not then, to briefly recap, two specially augmented Raspberry Pis (called Astro Pis) are being launched to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake’s mission starting in December. The launch date is December the… … Continue reading →
The road to space is long and winding, but the two Astro Pi flight units are almost there! The next thing for us after this is to hand over the final payload to the European Space Agency so it can be loaded onto the Soyuz-45S rocket for launch on December 15th with British ESA Astronaut… … Continue reading →
The last month here at Pi Towers has been a busy one, as we’ve been preparing for our first ever Skycademy event. Since announcing it a couple of months ago we’ve had a great response from educators and youth leaders looking to run their own high-altitude project. Having only ever done one launch myself, the team and… … Continue reading →
Just over a week ago now we closed the secondary school phase of the Astro Pi competition after a one week extension to the deadline. Students from all over the UK have uploaded their code hoping that British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake will run it on the ISS later this year! Last week folks from… … Continue reading →
Here at Pi Towers, Astro Pi fever is taking hold! Over the last few weeks there have been a number of things happening which we’re really excited about, so it’s time for an update. The first and most crucial bit of news for those of you furiously writing your competition entries is that you now… … Continue reading →
Time for an Astro Pi update! The ‘big idea’ phase of the competition, where students were only required to submit an idea, closed at the beginning of April. The fully anonymised judging process took place over two long days at York’s National STEM Centre on the 17th of April. Judging in progress! pic.twitter.com/DJ9deazCYn — Astro… … Continue reading →
I’m sure a few of you are wondering why we’re not screaming about this from the rooftops, right? Okay: stand back, here we go. To quote the Portal space core: “SPAAAAAAAAAAACE!!!!!” Back in March 2014 Eben sent a casual email around the office asking if anyone wanted to join him at a meeting between the… … Continue reading →
Today our friends Mitch Resnick and Natalie Rusk from MIT’s Lifelong Kindergarten group tell you about OctoStudio, their free mobile app for children to create with code. Find their companion article for teachers in the upcoming issue of Hello World magazine, out for free on Monday 1 July. When people see our new OctoStudio coding… … Continue reading →
We are working with two partner organisations in Odisha, India, to develop and roll out the IT & Coding Curriculum (Kaushali), a computing curriculum for government high schools. Last year we launched the first part of the curriculum and rolled out teacher training. Read on to find out what we have learned from this work.… … Continue reading →
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools are becoming more easily accessible to learners and educators, and increasingly better at generating code solutions to programming tasks, code explanations, computing lesson plans, and other learning resources. This raises many questions for educators in terms of what and how we teach students about computing and AI, and AI’s impact… … Continue reading →
Through Code Club and CoderDojo we support the world’s largest network of free informal computing clubs for young people. The clubs network reaches young people in 126 countries across the globe, and we estimate that the 4,557 Code Clubs and 771 CoderDojos are attended by more than 200,000 young people globally.  All these clubs are… … Continue reading →
We are pleased to announce that we are renewing our partnership with Oak National Academy in England to provide an updated high-quality Computing curriculum and lesson materials for Key Stages 1 to 4. New curriculum and materials for the classroom In 2021 we partnered with Oak National Academy to offer content for schools in England… … Continue reading →
Big news for young coders and everyone who supports them: project registration is now open for Coolest Projects 2024! Coolest Projects is our global technology showcase for young people aged up to 18. It gives young creators the incredible opportunity to share the cool stuff they’ve made with digital technology with a global audience, and… … Continue reading →
Each year, young people all over the world share and celebrate their amazing tech creations by taking part in Coolest Projects, our digital technology showcase. Our global online showcase and local in-person events give kids a wonderful opportunity to celebrate their creativity with their communities, explore other young creators’ tech projects, and gain inspiration and… … Continue reading →
Young children have a unique perspective on the world they live in. They often seem oblivious to what’s going on around them, but then they will ask a question that makes you realise they did get some insight from a news story or a conversation they overheard. This happened to me with a class of… … Continue reading →
The day after the successful meetup with our Global Clubs Partner organisations based in Africa, our team and some of our partners enjoyed participating in the Coolest Projects South Africa 2023 event to meet young tech creators and help out as project judges. Here are some of our impressions. A day of Coolest Projects This… … Continue reading →
Big news for young tech creators: Coolest Projects will return in 2024. The world’s leading showcase for young creators of digital tech will be open for registration in the online gallery, and we want young people worldwide to showcase their tech projects. In 2024, we are hosting the Coolest Projects online showcase and livestream celebration… … Continue reading →
It’s been less than a year since ChatGPT catapulted generative artificial intelligence (AI) into mainstream public consciousness, reigniting the debate about the role that these powerful new technologies will play in all of our futures. ‘Will AI save or destroy humanity?’ might seem like an extreme title for a podcast, particularly if you’ve played with… … Continue reading →
New artificial intelligence (AI) tools have had a profound impact on many areas of our lives in the past twelve months, including on education. Teachers and schools have been exploring how AI tools can transform their work, and how they can teach their learners about this rapidly developing technology. As enabling all schools and teachers… … Continue reading →
The mission of the Raspberry Pi Foundation is to enable young people to realise their full potential through the power of computing and digital technologies. That’s what we say in our 2025 strategy. But how can we be sure we’re succeeding? In our strategy we also identify one of our values as being ‘focussed on… … Continue reading →
How do we best prepare young children for a world filled with digital technology? This is the question the writers in our newest issue of Hello World respond to with inspiration and ideas for computing education in primary school. It is vital that young children gain good digital literacy skills and understanding of computing concepts,… … Continue reading →
Computing combines a very broad mixture of concepts and skills. We work to support any school to teach students about the whole of computing and how to create with digital technologies. A key part of this support is The Computing Curriculum. The Computing Curriculum: Free and comprehensive The Computing Curriculum is our complete bank of… … Continue reading →
In our work, we get to meet so many super inspiring young people who make things with technology. Our series of community stories is one way we share their journeys and enthusiasm for digital making with you. Today we’re introducing you to Adarsh from California, USA. Meet Adarsh We first met Adarsh at the Coolest… … Continue reading →
Young tech creators, get ready: Coolest Projects will be back in 2023, and we want to make this the year of your big idea! Coolest Projects is the world’s leading online technology showcase for young creators across the world, and we’ll soon be inviting young people to share their creations in the 2023 gallery when… … Continue reading →
We are so excited to share another story from the community! Our series of community stories takes you across the world to hear from young people and educators who are engaging with creating digital technologies in their own personal ways.  In this story we introduce you to Selin, a digital maker from Istanbul, Turkey, who… … Continue reading →
Inspire young people about coding and space science with Astro Pi Mission Zero. Mission Zero offers young people the chance to write code that will run in space! It opens for participants today. What is Mission Zero? In Mission Zero, young people write a simple computer program to run on an Astro Pi computer on… … Continue reading →
The summer months are an exciting time at the Foundation: you can feel the buzz of activity as we prepare for the start of a new school year in many parts of the world. Across our range of fantastic (and free) programmes, everyone works hard to create new and improved resources that help teachers and… … Continue reading →
The Code Club community is global, and today we’re sharing a bit about the passion, dedication, and commitment of the Scottish community to support the digital, personal, and social skills of young people. Code Club launched in schools in 2012 to give opportunities to children to share and develop their love of coding through free… … Continue reading →
We love being able to share how young people across the world are getting creative with technology and solving problems that matter to them. That’s why we put together a series of films that celebrate the personal stories of young tech creators. For our next story, we met up with young digital maker Jay in… … Continue reading →
Over the last ten years, thousands of young people from all over the world have shared their digital creations at a Coolest Projects event. This year, there are a few brand-new and exciting reasons why young people will want to get involved in Coolest Projects Global online tech showcase and share their tech creations in… … Continue reading →
We are delighted to launch our next series of free online seminars, this time on the topic of cross-disciplinary computing, running monthly from May to November 2022. As always, our seminars are for all researchers, educators, and anyone else interested in research related to computing education. Crossing disciplinary boundaries What do we mean by cross-disciplinary… … Continue reading →
It’s time for young tech creators to share with the world what they’ve made! Coolest Projects Global 2022 registration is NOW OPEN. Starting today, young people can register their technology creation on the Coolest Projects Global website, where it will be featured in the online showcase gallery for the whole world to see. By registering… … Continue reading →
Back in October, I wrote about a report that the Brookings Institution, a US think tank, had published about the provision of computer science in schools around the world. Brookings conducted a huge amount of research on computer science curricula in a range of countries, and the report gives a very varied picture. However, we… … Continue reading →
It’s time to start your countdown! Young people from all over the world will soon be invited to share their digital creations at Coolest Projects Global 2022, our world-leading online technology showcase event for young creators. In mid-February, project registration opens for a new and improved, online-only experience. Through Coolest Projects Global, young creators can… … Continue reading →
Today we bring you the sixth film in our series of inspirational community stories. It’s wonderful to share how people all across the world are getting creative with tech and solving problems that matter to them. Our next community story comes from Drogheda, Ireland, where a group of programmers set up one of the country’s… … Continue reading →
We’re super excited to announce that the European Astro Pi Challenge is back for another year of amazing space-based coding adventures. This time we are delighted to tell you that we’re upgrading the Raspberry Pi computers on the International Space Station (ISS) and adding new hardware to expand the range of experiments that young people… … Continue reading →
I am delighted to announce the creation of the Raspberry Pi Computing Education Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. With computers and digital technologies increasingly shaping all of our lives, it’s more important than ever that every young person, whatever their background or circumstances, has meaningful opportunities to learn about how computers work and… … Continue reading →
The Raspberry Pi Foundation and ESA Education are excited to announce the winners and highly commended Mission Space Lab teams of the 2020/21 European Astro Pi Challenge! In Mission Space Lab, teams of young people aged up to 19 create scientific experiments that run on the International Space Station’s two Astro Pi computers — space-hardened… … Continue reading →
We’re excited to share another incredible story from the community — the second in our new series of inspirational short films that celebrate young tech creators across the world. These stories showcase some of the wonderful things that young people are empowered to do when they learn how to create with technology. We hope that… … Continue reading →
Our team here at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, in collaboration with ESA Education, is excited to announce the successful deployment of young people’s programs aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for the European Astro Pi Challenge 2020/21! Across both Astro Pi missions — Mission Zero and Mission Space Lab — 14,993 participants created an amazing… … Continue reading →
It’s time to use code in order to make your computer is safe for you and your family… … Continue reading →
Howdy, We are steadily showing you everything Raspberry Pi Pico can do. This week we shared with you how to add Ethernet to our first ever microcontroller. We also released a new update for Raspberry Pi Imager, offering advanced options if you want them, and some easy interface if you don’t. And, as always, the… … Continue reading →
It’s official: idea registration is finally open for Coolest Projects 2021! Our Coolest Projects online showcase brings together a worldwide community of young people who make things with technology. Everyone up to age 18, wherever they are in the world, can register for Coolest Projects to become part of this community with their own tech… … Continue reading →
As the UK — like many countries around the world — kicks off the new year with another national lockdown, meaning that millions of young people are unable to attend school, I want to share an update on how the Raspberry Pi Foundation is helping young people to learn at home. Please help us spread… … Continue reading →
The team at Raspberry Pi and our partner ESA Education are pleased to announce the winning and highly commended Mission Space Lab teams of the 2019–20 European Astro Pi Challenge! Mission Space Lab sees teams of young people across Europe design, create, and deploy experiments running on Astro Pi computers aboard the International Space Station.… … Continue reading →
One aspect of our work as part of the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is producing free materials for teachers about teaching strategies and pedagogy in computing. I am excited to introduce these materials to you here! Teachers are asking us about teaching strategies Computing was included in the national curriculum in England in… … Continue reading →
Hola, It’s been a big couple of weeks for Raspberry Pi in space. In this issue, you can read about the record 6350 teams of students and young people who had their programs run on the Astro Pi computers onboard the International Space Station. We also learned that what’s probably world’s first interactive art experiment… … Continue reading →
Hola, It’s been a big week for launches and announcements at Raspberry Pi Towers. Thursday saw our new 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 land, and we launched a beta 64-bit ARM version of Debian with the Raspberry Pi Desktop, so you could use all those extra gigabytes. We also updated the 32-bit version of Raspberry Pi… … Continue reading →
Hello digital makers! Happy Scratch Month! The Digital Making at Home team is excited to join the Scratch… … Continue reading →
On Wednesday, we hosted the first-ever Cambridge Computing Education Research Symposium online. Research in computing education, particularly in school and for young people, is a young field compared to maths and science education, and we do not have much in terms of theoretical foundations. It is not a field that has received a lot of… … Continue reading →
  Inspired by amazing club organisers, volunteers, and educators who’ve tested different approaches, we’re sharing how you can support young people to learn when your club can’t meet in person. Join our online workshops, to talk about your experience and learn best practices with the whole community. Everyone involved in a Code Club or CoderDojo… … Continue reading →
At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, our mission is to put the power of computing and digital making into the hands of people all over the world. We know that a lot of families around the globe are navigating school closures and practicing social distancing right now to keep their communities healthy and safe. So in… … Continue reading →
In this blog post, I want to share an update on how the Raspberry Pi Foundation is responding to the novel coronavirus and what it means for our work to support people all over the planet to change their world through technology. The situation is changing rapidly, and we’ll update this blog as our response… … Continue reading →
Part of our work in the consortium behind the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is to produce free classroom resources for teachers to deliver the Computing curriculum to students aged 5–16 in England. Our Director of Educator Support Carrie Anne Philbin describes how we define and represent progression in these resources. For our work… … Continue reading →
Update 13 March 2020: The research symposium will now be held online on 1 April! We have made this decision to allow us, and you, to plan for it with certainty, given that the Novel Coronavirus situation is changing daily. Book your free place today! Unfortunately, the pre-symposium events on Tuesday 31 March are cancelled.… … Continue reading →
Hi all, As a reward for subscribing to the Raspberry Pi Weekly newsletter, we wanted to give you a little treat. Using the code RETRO, you can get the awesome Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi book for just £7, saving you a tasty £3 off the RRP. The code is limited to one per person… … 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 →
You can now install and use Scratch 3 Desktop for Raspberry Pi OS on your Raspberry Pi! Scratch 3 Scratch 3 was released in January this year, and since then we and the Scratch team have put lots of work into creating an offline version for Raspberry Pi. The new version of Scratch has a… … Continue reading →
This is your periodic reminder that there are two Raspberry Pi computers in space! That’s right — our Astro Pi units Ed and Izzy have called the International Space Station home since 2016, and we are proud to work with ESA Education to run the European Astro Pi Challenge, which allows students to conduct scientific… … Continue reading →
We’ve worked alongside the team at Wolfram Mathematica to create ten new free resources for our projects site, perfect to use at home, or in your classroom, Code Club, or CoderDojo. Try out the Wolfram Language today, available as a free download for your Raspberry Pi (download details are below). The Wolfram Language The Wolfram language… … Continue reading →
Hey there, Guess what? We opened a store this week. A true brick-and-mortar retail experience in the heart of Cambridge, the birthplace of Raspberry Pi. It’s amazing. Very, very cool. And we’re very, very excited for people to come and experience Raspberry Pi and what they can do with our credit card–sized computer. We hope… … Continue reading →
We are pleased to announce that our store is now open. We can’t wait to see you all again. Please see our FAQ below for information regarding expired gift cards The Raspberry Pi Store is a place where you can experience and buy Raspberry Pi products. Explore some of the things you can do with… … Continue reading →
We are excited to announce that we will host the first-ever Scratch Conference Europe in the UK this summer: from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 August at Churchill College, Cambridge! Scratch Conference is a participatory event that gives hundreds of educators the chance to explore the creative ways in which people are programming and learning… … Continue reading →
On 2 January, MIT released the latest version of their incredible visual programming language: Scratch 3! Scratch 3 is here We love Scratch — it’s the perfect starting point for young people who want to try coding, and we’re offering a huge variety of free Scratch project guides for all interests and coding abilities. Scratch… … Continue reading →
I am delighted to share some big news today. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is part of a consortium that has secured over £78 million in government funding to make sure every child in every school in England has access to a world-leading computing education. National Centre for Computing Education Working with our partners, STEM Learning… … Continue reading →
To celebrate the Raspberry Pi’s seventh birthday, we are coordinating Raspberry Jams all over the world to take place over the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend on 2–3 March 2019. If you’re interested in running an event as part of the Big Birthday Weekend, please sign up to our newsletter for updates. Read more about… … Continue reading →
Ollo! While we slowly melt in the heat here in Cambridge, the internet has been aflutter with amazing projects and news, such as synesthiser, the accessible musical instrument, and the announcement of the 2018–19 European Astro Pi Challenge. So sit back, grab a nice cold beverage, and enjoy the wares of this week’s Raspberry Pi… … Continue reading →
Right now, we’re working on an online project pathway to support you with all your high-altitude balloon (HAB) flight activities, whether you run them with students or as a hobby. We’ll release the resources later in the year, but in the meantime we have some exciting new HAB software to share with you! Skycademy and… … Continue reading →
Hello there! This week we released a new version of Raspbian, complete with a setup wizard to help you get started with your Pi! We also had fun playing with hot glue, trying out Android on a Raspberry Pi, and chatting to Tim Peake. We look forward to seeing many of you this weekend at Raspberry… … Continue reading →
Located outside Los Angeles, the Boys & Girls Club of Bell Gardens run after-school and summer programming for youth in the community. The club at Bell Gardens is part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a national organization of local chapters that offer after-school programs for young people. In September, their Code Club… … Continue reading →
Switch to our child-friendly privacy policy The Raspberry Pi Foundation (RPF) is a charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom with the mission to enable young people to realise their full potential through the power of computing and digital technologies. We collect your data to help us advance our mission, and we always consider and… … Continue reading →
Hello all! It’s beautifully sunny in the UK, but wetter weather is never terribly far away. So it’s really useful that Naturebytes are making their weatherproof Wildlife Cam Case available as a standalone unit for the first time. It’s great for all kinds of outdoor Pi projects, not just nature cameras. A Pi-controlled Magic: The… … Continue reading →
Before our beloved SpaceDave left the Raspberry Pi Foundation to join the ranks of the European Space Agency (ESA) — and no, we’re still not jealous *ahem* — he kindly drafted us one final blog post about the Astro Pi upgrades heading to the International Space Station today! So here it is. Enjoy! We are… … Continue reading →
Every school year, we run the European Astro Pi challenge to find the next generation of space scientists who will program two space-hardened Raspberry Pi units, called Astro Pis, living aboard the International Space Station. Astro Pi Mission Zero The 2017–2018 challenge included the brand-new non-competitive Mission Zero, which guaranteed that participants could have their code… … Continue reading →
Coolest Projects is a world-leading annual showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers, and entrepreneurs. Young people come to the event to exhibit the cool ideas they have been working on throughout the year. And from 2018, Coolest Projects is open to young people across the Raspberry Pi community.… … Continue reading →
Hey there, What a week for resources! We’ve launched two new free OctaPi projects, plus a sackful of free Christmas-themed tutorials for Scratch, Python, and Raspberry Pi, so you have no excuse not to spend your weekend having some fun with digital making. Before you start, update your operating system with our newest releases of… … Continue reading →
In 2015, The Raspberry Pi Foundation built two space-hardened Raspberry Pi units, or Astro Pis, to run student code on board the International Space Station (ISS). Astro Pi upgrades Each school year we run an Astro Pi challenge to find the next generation of space scientists to program them. After the students have their code run… … Continue reading →
Hello there, What a week! Where do I even start? Code Club has announced the expansion of their age range, with free resources and support now available for 9- to 13-year-olds. Woohoo! Our eager resource builders have added five new advanced Scratch projects to seal the deal. CoderDojo has been hard at work on a… … Continue reading →
Update: see the new Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend page for more up-to-date information. For the last few years, we have held a big Raspberry Pi community event in Cambridge around Raspberry Pi’s birthday, where people have come together for a huge party with talks, workshops, and more. We want more people to have the… … Continue reading →
Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis in a classroom setting. PiNet, which allows teachers to centrally manage a whole classroom’s worth of Pis, makes administrating a fleet of Pis easier. Set up individual student accounts, install updates… … Continue reading →
Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the 2017 ISTE Conference & Expo, which saw over 20,000 educators convene in San Antonio earlier this summer. As a new Raspberry Pi Foundation team member, I was thrilled to meet the many Raspberry Pi Certified Educators (RCEs) in attendance. They came from across the country to share their knowledge,… … Continue reading →
We’re very excited to announce that Scratch 2.0 is now available as an offline app for the Raspberry Pi! This new version of Scratch allows you to control the Pi’s GPIO (General Purpose Input and Output) pins, and offers a host of other exciting new features. Offline accessibility The most recent update to Raspbian includes the app, which… … Continue reading →
Hey there! You asked, and we delivered: get your free Raspberry Pride stickers from The Pi Hut and Pimoroni! And as if that’s not enough Pi goodness, this week we also released a brand-new update for Raspbian, which brings with it Scratch 2.0 for offline use, and includes Thonny, a user-friendly IDE for Python. If your… … Continue reading →
Get your teeth into the history of computer science with our Director of Education, Carrie Anne Philbin, and the team at YouTube’s incredible Crash Course channel. The brainchild of Hank and John Green (the latter of whom is responsible for books such as The Fault in Our Stars and all of my resultant heartbroken tears), Crash… … Continue reading →
After months of planning and making, we’ve come to the end of the first cycle of our new digital making programme for teenagers: it’s time to announce the Pioneers winners! We laid down the epic challenge of making us laugh. And boy, did the teams deliver. I can honestly say that my face hurt from… … Continue reading →
In October last year, with the European Space Agency and CNES, we launched the first ever European Astro Pi challenge. We asked students from all across Europe to write code for the flight of French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Proxima mission. Today, we are very excited to announce… … Continue reading →
Here at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we take great pride in the wonderful free resources we produce for you to use in classes, at home and in coding clubs. We publish them under a Creative Commons licence, and they’re an excellent way to develop your digital-making skills. With yesterday being World Poetry Day (I’m a… … Continue reading →
Hey there, We had a great time celebrating Pi Day this week. Make sure to check out our Pi Day blog for an amazing video from Creative Mind Frame, plus a new Pi vs. Pie graphic for all your comparison needs. We’ve also updated our YouTube channel with three new videos. Why not spend the… … Continue reading →
Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Grace Owolade-Coombes runs the fantastically inclusive South London Raspberry Jam with her son Femi. In this guest post, she gives us the low-down on how the Jam got started. Enjoy! Our Jam has been running for over a year now; we’ve had three really big events and one smaller family hack day. Let me… … Continue reading →
Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Weekend Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7GX Saturday 4th March 2017 10.30am-6.30pm Sunday 5th March 10am-5.30pm Tickets: £5 (16 years and over), free (under 16) Ticket purchase available here: junction.co.uk/raspberry-pi-big-birthday-weekend Click below for schedule and register for workshops by clicking the links!: Welcome to our annual birthday celebration page! Join the Raspberry Pi… … Continue reading →
Hello there! This week has been full of news, events and interesting wonderment. From Eben receiving his CBE from HRH Prince Charles and a new security update for Raspbian to the second phase of Astro Pi and some famous guy getting Twitter in a tizzy. We’ve also started to get a little festive, and will… … Continue reading →
It’s been five years since we made our first appearance at Maker Faire New York. Back in 2011, we were still showing demonstrations of the Raspberry Pi, prior to its release the following spring. This year, we had prominent billing alongside the robots and rockets! Maker Faire New York ran from 1-2 October, and was as… … Continue reading →
Hi there, The Raspberry Pi community has been the hot topic of the week, with social media buzzing over the hashtag #PiCommunity, celebrating the people and projects that have helped to shape the journey of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. In other exciting news, this week saw the launch of the new Astro Pi Challenge, allowing… … Continue reading →