Crash Course Computer Science with Carrie Anne Philbin

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. Crash Course Computer Science Preview Starting February 22nd, Carrie Anne Philbin will be hosting Crash Course Computer Science! In this series, we’re going to trace the origins of our modern computers, take a closer look at the ideas that gave us our current hardware and software, discuss how and why our smart devices just keep getting smarter, and even look towards the future! 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 Course is an educational YouTube channel specialising in courses for school-age tuition support

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European Astro Pi Challenge winners

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 the winners! First of all, though, we have a very special message from Thomas Pesquet himself, which comes all the way from space… Thomas Pesquet congratulates Astro Pi participants from space French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet floats in to thank all participants in the European Astro Pi challenge

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Community Profile: Alex Eames

This column is from The MagPi issue 52 . You can download a PDF of the full issue for free, or subscribe to receive the print edition in your mailbox or the digital edition on your tablet.

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1000 Raspberry Pi Certified Educators

This week, we trained our 1000th Raspberry Pi Certified Educator at a Picademy in Cardiff, south Wales. These teachers, librarians and other educators are now equipped to begin sharing the power of digital making with their learners, their local communities and their peers

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Raspberry Pi makes inroads into embedded systems – New Electronics (blog)

Raspberry Pi makes inroads into embedded systems New Electronics (blog) But it's Pi's success outside of its original target of the education market that has taken its founders somewhat by surprise. And that has seen the Raspberry Pi Foundation developing devices specifically for industrial applications – the latest being …

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Join our workshops and talks at Bett 2017

Next week brings another opportunity for educators to visit the Raspberry Pi Foundation at Bett 2017 , the huge annual EdTech event in London. We’ll be at ExCeL London from 25-28 January, and we’ll be running more than 50 workshops and talks over the four days. Whether you’re a school teacher or a community educator, there’s something for you: visit our stand (G460) to discover ways to bring the power of digital making to your classroom and beyond.

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