A world-class computing education

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 and the British Computer Society , we will establish a new National Centre for Computing Education, and deliver a comprehensive programme of support for computing teachers in primary and secondary schools.

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Celebrating European Code Week with our annual EUDojo

On Wednesday 17 October, CoderDojo held the sixth annual EUDojo in the European Parliament in Brussels. EUDojo 2018 Since last year’s event, CoderDojo has grown significantly: we have almost 500 new Dojos, and our network now spreads to over 100 countries! We organised this year’s EUDojo to coincided with the annual Europe Code Week — also in its sixth year

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Raspberry Pi in Estonia project launch

If you follow us on Twitter , you may have seen some pictures of me standing next to important looking people in suits, handing out Raspberry Pi kits on Tuesday. This was the launch event for an educational project we’ve been working on with the British Embassy in Tallinn over the last few months.

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​Raspberry Pi stars in UK spy agency’s mini supercomputer – CNET

CNET ​ Raspberry Pi stars in UK spy agency's mini supercomputer CNET Most people use the $35 Raspberry Pi computer for its intended purpose, as a cheap machine good for education and experimentation. But the UK's Government Communications Headquarters has leveled up by interlinking 66 of the diminutive devices into a

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Astro Pi: Your Code in Space

Dave: We’re really happy to announce a new project in partnership with British Astronaut Tim Peake, UK Space and the European Space Agency: we’re sending Raspberry Pis to the International Space Station! Read on to find out how to get your code running on them… Leading UK space organisations have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake and Raspberry Pi to offer students a chance to devise and code their own apps or experiment to run in space. Two Raspberry Pi computers are planned to be flown to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of Tim’s 6 month mission and both will be connected to a new “Astro Pi” board, loaded with a host of sensors and gadgets. Launched today at an event held by the UK Space Agency , the Astro Pi competition will be officially opened at the BETT conference (21-24 January) and will be open to all primary and secondary school aged children who are resident in the United Kingdom.

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5000 Raspberry Pi for students this fiscal – Times of India

5000 Raspberry Pi for students this fiscal Times of India THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As promised in the 2014-15 state budget, the government has sanctioned Rs 4.0296 crore to purchase 5,000 Raspberry Pi computers to be distributed among schoolchildren during the current financial year in a bid to promote

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