DigiLocal Spring Celebration – 2018

The next generation(s) of high tech innovators came together on Saturday 10 March 2018 for a morning of sharing ideas, code, and enthusiasm for building cool stuff! We had representatives from Barton Hill, Bedminster, Bradley Stoke, Docklands, Malcolm X Community Centre, Redmaids, and Shirehampton clubs. Our celebration events are an opportunity for young people from … Read moreDigiLocal Spring Celebration – 2018

DigiLocal® – a review

Since launching DigiLocal® we’ve achieved quite a bit; over 300 hrs of engagement with technology; 8-12 young people at the laptop sessions; 4-6 young people at Raspberry Pi sessions; boy-girl ratio typically 70-30, but has been as high as 50-50 weekly 1 hour sessions for younger kids (nominally 8-14) weekly 2 hour sessions for old kids (nominally 14-18) We … Read moreDigiLocal® – a review

DigiMakers launch at Barton Hill Settlement

Rocket ships piloted by chimpanzees flew through space, dance floors lit up to a funky beat, and cats meowed last Saturday (20 June) at the Barton Hill Settlement. DigiMakers <local> launched as a new initiative for young people to play with, and learn about, technology and software coding. Using the SCRATCH software tool, the young people … Read moreDigiMakers launch at Barton Hill Settlement