When I started at the Raspberry Pi Foundation in January one of the first pieces of work I had lined up was conducting the annual review of the charity. It was a fascinating process delving in to all the different educational work that happened in 2015, and now it’s available as a public report for you all to read.
Not everybody knows that the Raspberry Pi Foundation is first and foremost an educational charity, with a mission to put digital making in the hands of people all over the world. The foundation owns ‘Raspberry PI Trading Ltd’, the company that invents, designs and produces the Raspberry Pi computers. All of their profits go back into the foundation, and result in education and community supporting projects.
The work that this supports ranges from mentoring programmes for young digital creatives to large scale training initiatives for teachers, calling by a big library of ‘how to’ resources and a competition linked to the International Space station on the way. I’m proud of the way we’ve captured all of this work in a document that is in depth and detailed, but also accessible and fun.
If you are interested in the work I’m doing at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, this really sums up the breadth of things that are happening. Of course we are well into 2016 by now, and things are developing at a pace. More soon on how the research side of that is going.