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GET CONNECTED,
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Designed for teachers and students...

it's easy...

88% of children said it showed coding
isn't as hard as they thought

it's engaging...

86% said it made computer
science more interesting

it's inclusive...

16% more girls said that they would definitely choose ICT/computing after using the BBC micro:bit.

*Source microbt.org

What is BBC micro:bit?

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that you can code, customise and control to bring your digital ideas, games and apps to life. Each element is completely programmable via easy-to-use software on a dedicated website (www.microbit.org) that can be accessed from a PC, tablet, or mobile.

It’s super easy to use, and ready to get started out-of-the-box, with a choice of coding editors for all abilities available in multiple languages. The extensive wireless and sensor features mean the micro:bit can be used across the school, including subjects such as science, design, maths, music, art and computing.

The perfect platform for education

Micro:bit around the World:

  • Inspired - hear what the teachers made of the micro:bit following the BBC’s initiative to give 1 million to school children in the UK...watch now
  • Singapore to use micro:bit to teach coding to 100,000 school children...read more
  • Dutch students learning ICT with micro:bit...watch now (in Dutch)
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella checks out the micro:bit computer at a school in London...watch now

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