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Celebrating the community: Cian

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

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The Raspberry Pi Build HAT and LEGO® components at our CoderDojo

Reading Time: 6 minutes As so many CoderDojos around the world, our office-based CoderDojo hadn’t been able to bring learners together in person since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. So we decided that our first time back in the Raspberry Pi Foundation headquarters should be something special. Having literally just launched the new Raspberry Pi Build HAT for […]

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Celebrate CoderDojo’s 10th birthday with us!

Reading Time: 5 minutes We are inviting you all to a very special event this week: the CoderDojo team is hosting a 10th birthday livestream to celebrate the CoderDojo community and all that they have achieved over the last ten years. Everyone is welcome, so mark your diary and make sure you and your favourite young coders join us […]

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Celebrating the community: Laura

Reading Time: 3 minutes We love seeing all the wonderful things people are doing in the community — that’s why we’re sharing our new series of short films documenting some of the incredible journeys of community members in all corners of the globe! Laura found her peer group at a local CoderDojo and has travelled the world with her […]

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Celebrating the community: Avye

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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. Avye discovered robotics at her local CoderDojo and is on a mission to get more girls like her into tech. These stories showcase some of the […]

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Real role models for International Women’s Day 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s mission is to bring computing and digital making to everyone. Tackling the persistent gender imbalance in technology is a crucial part of this undertaking. As part of our work to increase the number of girls choosing to learn how to create with technology, we are marking International Women’s Day with a […]

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Scratch 3, and upgrading our free resources

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

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Take part in Hour of Code 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Every year for the last five years, Hour of Code has encouraged school students to spend just one hour writing some code, in the hope that they get bitten by the bug rather than generating too many bugs! This year, you can find activities from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Code Club, and CoderDojo on the […]

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Celebrating European Code Week with our annual EUDojo

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 — […]

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Hang out with Raspberry Pi this month in California, New York, and Boston

Reading Time: 3 minutes This month sees two wonderful events where you can meet the Raspberry Pi team, both taking place on the weekend of September 22 and 23 in the USA. And for more impromptu fun, you can also hang out with our Social Media Editor and fellow Pi enthusiasts on the East Coast on September 24–28. Coolest […]

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Happy 7th birthday, CoderDojo!

Reading Time: 6 minutes What is CoderDojo? CoderDojo is a global network of free informal clubs for young people aged 7-17 to learn how to code and create with technology. There are more than 1400 active Dojos in 75 countries, regularly attended by 40000 young people. Happy birthday, CoderDojo 🎂 Seven years ago today, on 23 July, James Whelton […]

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Join us at the Education Summit at PyCon UK 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes PyCon UK 2018 will take place on Saturday 15 September to Wednesday 19 September in the splendid Cardiff City Hall, just a few miles from the Sony Technology Centre where the vast majority of Raspberry Pis is made. We’re pleased to announce that we’re curating this year’s Education Summit at the conference, where we’ll offer […]

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Announcing Coolest Projects North America

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Raspberry Pi Foundation loves to celebrate people who use technology to solve problems and express themselves creatively, so we’re proud to expand the incredibly successful event Coolest Projects to North America. This free event will be held on Sunday 23 September 2018 at the Discovery Cube Orange County in Santa Ana, California. What is Coolest […]

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Start a CoderDojo with our free online training

Reading Time: 3 minutes You can now sign up to our newest free online course Start a CoderDojo to learn more about CoderDojo and how you can easily set up one of these free coding clubs for young people in your area. With less than two weeks until the course begins, we wanted to tell you about the course’s […]