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 more DigiLocal® – a review

Continuing growth of DigiMakers <local>

Last Sat at Barton Hill Settlement saw the continuing growth of DigiMakers <local>, delivered as part of our Education & Skills SIG. In addition to the younger cohort working on their Scratch projects we had a new attendee working on the more advanced Raspberry Pi maker projects. Running from 4pm until 5pm on a Sat afternon, the sessions … Read more Continuing growth of DigiMakers <local>

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 more DigiMakers launch at Barton Hill Settlement