We’re so excited to announce that Coolest Projects is taking place this summer as an online showcase! Coolest Projects has traditionally taken place as a free face-to-face event, with thousands of young people from all over the world showcasing projects they have created. After making the tough decision to cancel the Coolest Projects events in […]
Dillon develops a ‘Digital passport’ for the Wild Atlantic Way
Young coder and mountaineer Dillon Lynch was recognised at the Outsider Awards Ceremony for being the youngest person ever to complete the 32 County High Point Challenge, which he chronicled on a custom-made website. Ahead of Coolest Projects International, the 11-year-old from Mallow, Co. Cork, has taken on a new technical challenge. His new website […]
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Parents prepare for Coolest Projects 2019
Last year, the Raspberry Pi Foundation published research on the benefits of entering Coolest Projects. One of the main takeaways was that participating in Coolest Projects helps young people become more confident and more goal-oriented, as well as developing their coding skills. We caught up with some parents to ask how their children have benefitted […]
How to pitch your project
See below for an amazing ‘how to pitch video’ for all our young coders getting ready to present their projects next week from Emily Ross! Emily Ross is is founder of Inkvine Consultants, an international growth partner for award-winning technology firms. She helped to found not-for-profit SportsTech Ireland in 2017 to help position Ireland as […]
Estela gets ready to enter the new 3D category at Coolest Projects International
17-year-old Estela Liobikaitė from Strokestown, Co. Roscommon, will be one of the first makers to enter the category for 3D and animation at Coolest Projects International, the global tech showcase for young people. The event will take place on Bank Holiday Sunday, 5 May, in the RDS, Dublin. The category was introduced this year for […]
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Come and Volunteer at Coolest Projects International!
Coolest Projects, the world’s leading technology exhibition for young people, are seeking volunteers! The event gives young people the chance to showcase their great ideas and creations. It inspires and rewards innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, and technology skills. Want to have an awesome day helping the next generation of tech innovators? We need you to help […]
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A guide to attending Coolest Projects for kids with autism
By Sandra Fitzgerald My son began to code in 2016 when he joined the CoderDojo in his primary school, and he has developed a project to bring to Coolest Projects International every year since. He has autism and is highly sensory, so large, bustling events would always be a challenge for our family. But we […]
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Getting ready for Coolest Projects USA
Hundreds of visitors are expected to attend Coolest Projects USA this Saturday. For both the tech-curious and people seeking a fun family day out, the world-leading technology showcase Coolest Projects USA is all set to take place on Saturday, March 23, at Discovery Cube Orange County. This California-based museum showcases fun, interactive science exhibits all […]
Coolest Projects UK 2019 in Review – the biggest one yet!
The hugely successful Coolest Projects UK 2019 took place in Manchester last Saturday, March 2nd. The number of participants and attendees doubled that of last year, making it the biggest Coolest Projects UK yet! At the event, organised by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, more than 120 of Britain’s young creators came together to share over 80 digital projects with one another and with more than 500 members of the public. […]
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Getting ready for Coolest Projects UK
Hundreds of visitors are expected to attend Coolest Projects UK this Saturday! For both the tech-curious and those seeking a fun family day out, the world-leading technology showcase will take place on Saturday 2 March at The Sharp Project in Manchester. Sponsored by Atom Bank, the day’s activities will include inspiring inventions, fun hands-on activities, […]