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CoderDojo Back for Autumn 2015 Term

This Friday (2nd) at 17:30, the Dojo is back. Info for Kids/Parents CoderDojo is a movement orientated around running not-for-profit coding clubs and regular sessions for young people. At CoderDojo, young people learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and more.  In addition to learning to code, members meet like minded people, show off […]

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Farset Outreach 2015/16 – Call for mentors

TL;DR Want to support outreach and education activities at Farset Labs, or just get voluntary sector experience? Sign Up Here! After a long summer hiatus, CoderDojo is relaunching at Farset Labs, under old management on Friday the 2nd of October from 17:30 to 19:30. We’re also unveiling separate FarsetDojo Twitter and Facebook pages where we’ll be sharing […]

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Raspberry Jam visits Derry~Londonderry | 28th March

Farset Labs & CultureTECH are hosting a Raspberry Jam at the Nerve Centre, Derry-Londonderry on Saturday, March 28th, 1pm-5pm as part of Creativity Month! Raspberry Jam is a rapidly growing global network of user groups that meet every month to support hobbyists, developers, teachers, students, children and families – in fact, anybody that would like […]

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Getting kids excited about Computer Science in Northern Ireland

The following is a combined position paper and call-to-action for a project that many of us have been working on behind the scenes for a long time now, especially Andrew Mulholland who’s taken over the operation of the Raspberry Jam programme. Andrew and I collaborated on this document to put forward our plans for a […]

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European Code Week at Farset

We’re pleased to announce our involvement in EU Code Week from 11th-17th October – part of a larger initiative to get people into code; all ages, all walks of life. There are currently 3 events due to take place this month as part of EU Code Week – follow the links to register for each one: […]

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Northern Ireland Raspberry Jam feedback

We have some great news on the Raspberry Jam front in Northern Ireland! We’re planning to make our Raspberry Jams at Farset Labs a lot more frequent (instead of the current roughly every 6 months). We are looking into once a month or bimonthly. Before we start though doing more frequent Raspberry Jams we want to […]

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Raspberry Jam Round-up

For any visionary, dreamer or hapless idiot trying to drive societal change, there can be few things more vindicating than the sight of school-age kids teaching adults how to do things. I wandered into our Raspberry Jam event on Saturday and felt the status bar on my Hope Drive stretch out a little, maybe from […]

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Raspberry Jam is back!

Date – 16th November Time – 1pm to 5pm Raspberry Jam is a rapidly growing global network of user groups that meet regularly to support hobbyists, developers, teachers, students, children and families – in fact, anybody that would like to put their Raspberry Pi to good use. While Raspberry Jam is not endorsed, sponsored or associated […]

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It’s Pi Approximation Day – Anyone want to Launch a Raspberry Pi into Space with Us?

The date is 22/7, or Pi Approximation Day, so it’s a good day to announce Northern Ireland’s very own charitable space programme, and start work on sending a Raspberry Pi into space. We’ve picked this project deliberately because it will require people with a wide range of skills and interests to collaborate, hopefully uniting our […]

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Raspberry Jam Sold Out

Aaaand, we’re sold out of ‘In-Person Donation’ tickets for this weekends Raspberry Jam! We’ve got 24 on the docket at the minute and if anyone wants to join, a small donation will go a long way to keep this volunteer run, community driven, self-funded operation of ours going. Of course, if you want to be […]

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