Google and Raspberry Pi donate to ‘schools of the future’ in Ireland

Dan Graziano
Google and Raspberry Pi donate to ‘schools of the future’ in Ireland

Google is always looking to push technology forward and in its latest effort has donated €1.5 million, roughly $1.95 million, to Trinity College in Dublin. The money will help fund a new project that looks to transform computer science education in Irish schools over the next 10 years, Silicon Republic reported. The project will send 1,000 teachers back to school for a course in modern computer science that is aimed at improving teaching skills. Google’s donation will also help increase teaching for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in disadvantaged schools in an effort to revamp educational and social change throughout Ireland. To further enhance the project, the Raspberry Pi Foundation will be providing more than 1,000 Raspberry Pi computers to participating students and teachers to make their coding journey even easier.

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