12/11/2018

Coolest Projects Milano ready to amaze with young people’s projects

The second edition of Coolest Projects Milano, a community-led event of coding and digital making, will take place at Politecnico University this Saturday. The event encompasses many initiatives: a contest for young people from 7 to 17 years, free workshops for teachers, coding laboratories and design thinking for kids and talks from those in the digital sector. Introduce youngsters to…

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01/10/2018

Category Winners at Coolest Projects North America

Category Winners at Coolest Projects North America Hundreds of people attended our first-ever Coolest Projects North America on Sunday, 23 September at Discovery Cube Orange County on, to be inspired by more than 100 young people who presented fantastic projects across five categories: Scratch, Websites, Games & Web Games, Mobile Apps, and Hardware. Throughout the…

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30/07/2018

Coolest Projects International 2018: Kobe and Light Up My Helmet

Over the coming weeks we will be featuring some amazing stories from participants of this year’s Coolest Projects International. Today we’re hearing from Kobe, a Ninja from the Zandhoven Dojo in Belgium. Kobe is a 16-year-old industrial sciences student, and I interviewed him about his impressive project Light Up My Helmet, which focuses on bike…

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05/06/2018

Category Winners at Coolest Projects International

Category Winners at Coolest Projects International The seventh annual Coolest Projects International 2018 which took place in Dublin on Saturday May 26th did not disappoint, with an array of Projects across six category areas; Scratch, Websites, Games and Web Games, Mobile Applications, Hardware and Evolution. An expert panel of judges awarded prizes in these six project categories as well as five…

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28/05/2018

Winners of the Six Special Prizes at Coolest Projects International

Harvey, from Dublin scooped the ‘Future Maker’ prize at the seventh annual Coolest Projects International 2018 in Dublin on Saturday for his project Intelligentia. The Future Maker prize, sponsored by Liberty Global celebrates young people who use their coding and creative technology skills to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities.   “Every…

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12/05/2018

The 1st ever Coolest Projects UK!

On Saturday 28 April we brought together young digital creators from the UK Raspberry Pi community for the first-ever Coolest Projects UK. Coolest Projects started in Dublin seven years ago as an event where Ninjas can showcase the creative projects they had been making throughout the year. Earlier this year we opened up all Coolest…

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03/05/2018

Nominations now open for the Coolest Club Award!

This year we are really excited to announce a new award at Coolest Projects International; the Coolest Club Award! This award is for clubs who truly embody the spirit of Coolest Projects, showing creativity and collaboration.   What’s the criteria to nominate a club? The criteria for entry are as follows; Your club must be a…

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02/05/2018

Coolest Projects Belgium 2018

Conor, Product Manager at the CoderDojo Foundation, traveled to Belgium to attend the regional Coolest Projects event on Saturday April 22. Here he shares his experience of the showcase and his highlights from the day. _________________________________ On a beautiful sunny day on the 22nd of April I travelled to Belgium to visit Coolest Projects Belgium…

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26/03/2018

Project Registration Deadline Extended for Coolest Projects!

Project Registration Deadline Extended Our project applications are almost capacity, but given the feedback we’ve received from eager participants we are extending the project registration deadline for the Coolest Projects International showcase and our regional event, Coolest Projects UK  by one week, until Monday, 2 April at midnight GMT+1. Coolest Projects International on Saturday 26 May is…

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25/02/2018

Win a Pi Zero and more by sharing #MyCoolestProject

Win a Pi Zero and more by sharing #MyCoolestProject Ahead of Coolest Projects International (Dublin), and regional events in Belgium and the UK, we want to see what fun and useful ideas young people are working on at their local Dojo, and reward them for doing so! Great, how do I get involved? We want…

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