Friday, November 28, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony's New E-Paper FES Watch Appears Online
Amazon Releases Deals of the Year on Cyber Monday
Germany To Get Secure Phones By BlackBerry
Xbox And Playstation Black Friday Deals
Toshiba Launches ARM-Based Application Processors with Sound, Image Data-Mining and Security Functions
Pioneer To Release The BDR-XU03JM Portable Blu-ray Drive For Macs
Syrian Electronic Army targets CNBC, Telegraph, Independent, PCWorld
GoPro Camera Drones In The Works: report
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > PC Parts > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Google To Offer U.K. Schools Raspberry Pi Microcomputers


Google will provide 15,000 Raspberry Pi Model Bs for schoolkids around the UK.

Funded by Google, the Raspberry Pi Foundation hopes the free devices will inspire children to take up coding. The foundation will be working with Google and six UK educational partners to find the kids who we think will benefit from having their very own Raspberry Pi.

CoderDojo, Code Club, Computing at Schools, Generating Genius, Teach First and OCR will each be helping the foundation identify those kids. OCR will also be creating 15,000 free teaching and learning packs to go with the Raspberry Pis.

The partnership was announced at Chesterton Community College in Cambridge, where children were given a coding lesson by Google's chairman Eric Schmidt and Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton.

"We hope that our new partnership with Google will be a significant moment in the development of computing education in the UK," said Mr. Upton.

"We believe that this can turn around the year-on-year decline in the numbers and skill sets of students applying to read computer science at university."


Previous
Next
New Nexsan NST5000 Increases Storage Capacity        All News        Microsoft Releases Office 365 Home Premium
New Nexsan NST5000 Increases Storage Capacity     PC Parts News      Apple iPad with Retina Display Now Comes With 128GB Storage Capacity

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
European Parliament Votes To Break Up Google
Europe Wants Right-to-be Forgotten to Go Globally
Europe To Ask Google Unlink Its Commercial And Search Services
Google Contributor Lets You Pay And And See No Ads In Your Favorite Sites
Google To Use Digital Billboard in Times Square
Google To Help Users Find Mobile-friendly Pages
Researchers Advance Image Recognition Technology
Google Increases Nobel Prize in Computing
Google Brings Fiber Plan to Businesses in Kansas City
European Antitrust Chief Says Google Probe Is Complicated
Google Adds Games to Chromecast
New Raspberry Pi Model Now On Sale

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .