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Kent programming environments to be included on every Raspberry Pi computer

Two educational programming environments developed at the University of Kent, BlueJ and Greenfoot, are now included with the distribution of the standard Raspberry Pi operating system, Raspbian. Over five million Raspberry Pis, the low-cost credit card sized computer, have been … Continue reading

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Excellent research impact recognised in REF

Every department in every university in the country has its research evaluated by its peers every six years, under the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The results were released on 18 December¬†and it is very good news indeed for the School … Continue reading

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New funding for BlueJ and Greenfoot projects

The Programming Education Tools groups in the School of Computing at the University of Kent, led by Professor Michael K√∂lling, has received a research and development grant of US $510,000 from Oracle for further work on the BlueJ and Greenfoot … Continue reading

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Global gathering of international students

Students from all over the world got a taste of higher education and computer programming at the School of Computing on Wednesday 27 March. The group of students from Pestalozzi International Village Trust, based in East Sussex, visited the Canterbury … Continue reading

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