Friday, May 26, 2017

Raspberry Pi and CoderDojo team up to get more young people programming

Raspberry Pi, the makers of those affordable single-board computers, and the CoderDojo Foundation, which runs a network of coding clubs for school-age children, have announced they’re merging in order to give more young people opportunities to get into compsci. CoderDojo is a global phenomenon, with over 1,250 clubs spread across 69 countries. These are attended regularly by 35,000 young coding enthusiasts. Phillip Colligan, CEO of the Raspberry Pi foundation, says it wishes to increase these to 5,000 by 2020. The CoderDojo will retain its status as an independent charity, registered in the Republic of Ireland. The curricula will also remain…

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