The National Centre for Computing Education: your questions answered

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 an amazing opportunity to have this level of financial support for Computing — something we could previously only dream of. Everybody at Raspberry Pi is very excited about being involved in this important work! Some background A new Computing curriculum was introduced in England in September 2014, and it comprises three strands: computer science, information technology, and digital literacy

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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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Could you write for Hello World magazine?

Thinking about New Year’s resolutions? Ditch the gym and tone up your author muscles instead, by writing an article for Hello World magazine. We’ll help you, you’ll expand your knowledge of a topic you care about, and you’ll be contributing something of real value to the computing education community

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Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet

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

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Raspberry Pi For Teachers on Future Learn – iProgrammer

iProgrammer Raspberry Pi For Teachers on Future Learn iProgrammer The Raspberry Pi Foundation'seducation initiative Picademy already provides free training courses for teachers, and converting these into MOOCs (also free although if you want a certificate having completed it this will cost $49) is a good way to reach … Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Weekend Events Announced For March 4th 2017 Geeky Gadgets all 2 news articles »

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Six women doing excellent things with Raspberry Pi – Cambridge Network

Cambridge Network Six women doing excellent things with Raspberry Pi Cambridge Network Primary school teacher Cat Lamin is a Raspberry Pi Certified Educator who has worked energetically to support others to teach computing. Coding Evening, an initiative she set up in 2015 to bring together teachers, volunteers, IT professionals and …

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Science lessons with the camera board

Before we get down to it today, a quick notice: Matt Timmons-Brown, freshly released from GCSE exam hell, will be dropping in to do some video interviews for his Raspberry Pi Guy YouTube channel next week. Do you have any questions you’d like him to put to Eben

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