Pi Foundation boosts computer education
Linux Format|September 2021
Research project aims to further enhance the stellar educational outcomes from the Pi Foundation
Dave James

Our readers will be well aware that computing is an ever-evolving subject. Take the Raspberry Pi; one day there was no Pi, the next it’s being used all over the education system in all manner of ways. That in itself is a problem: how best to teach computing?

Out of the problem comes a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the Raspberry Pi Foundation in the form of the Raspberry Pi Computing Education Research Centre, hosted as part of the University of Cambridge’s Department of Computer Science and Technology.

The Pi Foundation states: “Through our research activities we hope to make a contribution to the field of computing education and, as an operating foundation working with tens of thousands of educators and millions of learners every year, we’re uniquely well-placed to translate that research into practice.”

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