Coder-Maker now in 105 schools


Since its launch in 2016, Coder-Maker, the number of schools has gradually increased reaching 105 this year with 20 new schools and every year, we are amazed by the energy of teachers and students and the commitment of volunteers.

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From school desks to coding at a Silicon Valley Start-up, a two-year journey


My experience at IEA, specially at the Coder-Maker Program is quite unique and no words can express the impact that it had on my career as well as on my personal growth.

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What an amazing global birthday party!


On March 2nd, we celebrated the 7th Raspberry Pi Birthday Party @ Coder-Maker from 9 am to 12 pm and held the very first Raspberry in Lebanon at the Beirut Digital District (BDD). There were 85 registered tech enthusiasts, youth and children with their families.

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The Hidden Power of Volunteering


Two years ago, in January 2017, I registered to attend a two-day Raspberry Pi/Python workshop delivered by an NGO called International Education Association, IEA for short. Little did I know that I was signing up for a journey that would change me forever.

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Celebrating the 7th Raspberry Pi Birthday Party At Coder-Maker in Beirut


This Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 we are celebrating the 7th Raspberry Pi Birthday Party At Coder-Maker at the Beirut Digital District.

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Smart Glasses for the Visually Impaired, Saadnayel Public School, Lebanon


The story of Aesha's Smart Glasses is the story of a group of public school students working with their teacher and classmates Syrian refugees in the Coder-Maker program. The team continues to work on their project and has developed amazing ideas for their prototype.

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Raspberry Pi Lebanon Competition


We run the Raspberry Pi Lebanon competition and we think it is important to do so although we truly believe in the power of collaborative learning. We have actually already run two competitions and are currently planning the third which will be held in June 2019.

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The 10 First Coder-Maker Schools


The D-day finally got there and the Coder-Maker program was launched on February 10, 2016 at Achrafieh Public Secondary School, in close partnership with the Mona Bustros Foundation and under the patronage of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

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Using technology to automate agricultural processes, Shouf High College, Baakline


Rafi and Rabih are two Syrian students. Rabih has been working since he is very young helping his father in agricultural fields in the Bekaa and Rafi has been doing various jobs. They are now in a technical school in the mountain region of Shouf and they joined the DLI team. Working on the project has been challenging for them because of their job requirement.

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Auto-bell, Baakline Public School


Rania and Hiba, the two teachers at Baakline public school, led a team of 16 students and created an automated school bell. The project seemed simple at first but they decided to go for it after exploring x number of ideas. Their school is big with 3 floors and Hiba is the teacher in charge of ringing the bell manually every hour on her floor. They shared the idea with the team of students after they had been through the project steps as they were explained in the workshop.

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