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Generating Genius

The Generating Genius project gave ten young people aged 11 – 17 the chance to learn how to create their own computer game.

The project was a ten-week collaboration between Knowle West Media Centre and The University of Bristol, made possible by Google and Generating Genius. During the project, students had the opportunity to visit Google HQ in London to experience first hand how the Raspberry Pi is changing the way educational institutions are working with technology and computer science.

At the end of  the ten-week run there was a retro games night, giving students the opportunity to ‘road test’ their games and play a host of vintage games on consoles including SNES, Game Cube, Playstation and more.

Generating Genius are an innovative organisation based in Southampton. The team develop new projects for young people to be involved in the latest technological products, and offer real life training preparing them for the workplace and creative life. Generating Genius have worked in collaboration with Google to create a brilliant 10 week curriculum. James, Digital Producer at KWMC, has worked alongside  computing students based at the University Of Bristol to bring the curriculum to life and make it relevant to young people in Knowle West and beyond!

For more information please contact James Kennaby, or call 0117 904 0444.

What is a Raspberry Pi?

Google, games and gadgets

Interested in making your own computer games and experimenting with technology? KWMC is about to launch a new ten-week project for young people aged 11-17. As part of  'Generating Genius', 10 young people will be learning how to use Raspberry Pis and create their own computer game. The Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer about the size of a credit-card. It was developed in...

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Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
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BS4 1NL
+44 (0) 117 903 0444
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