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Raspberry Pi in schools

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The education conference in Manchester worked well for the Raspberry Pi Foundation and the dedicated team it has assembled with the aim of supporting teachers. Last year, the Raspberry Pi Jamboree staged by Alan O’Donohoe was sectioned off in its own series of rooms in the vast space of Manchester Central. This year, with O’Donohoe still at the helm, all things Pi were thrown into the main conference arena. Teachers walking around the venue would spot a classroom of the future on one corner, be able to buy a Pi on another and listen to talks in one of two areas set aside for such purpose. The Pi sat centre stage and could not be ignored.

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