BBC micro:bit - STEM roadshow

Published 1st February 2016

The BBC microb:bit - STEM roadshow has been developed in partnership with the Design and Technology Association, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the National STEM Learning Centre offers hands-on introductory sessions and subject-specific guidance and lesson activities for design and technology and science teachers. 

The BBC micro:bit is the biggest BBC Education project in 30 years - every 11-12 year old in the UK will receive one. The BBC micro:bit presents a unique opportunity to teachers of STEM subjects; a free, versatile and easy-to-use device that will engage young people and extend learning in science and design & technology.

A number of courses will be run throughout the country allowing delegates to:

  • Gain hands-on experience using the BBC micro:bit including basic programme
  • Explore resources to support the BBC micro:bit in the classroom
  • Learn about the BBC Make it Digital initiative and the wide range of resources and projects available
  • Understand how to manage the BBC micro:bit in the classroom

Course Dates/Venues:

26 February        Bury St Edmunds County Upper School, Bury St Edmunds
1 March               Salle & Training Room, Sheffield

3 March               Altrincham Gramma School for Girls, Altrincham

8 March               Kendrick School, Reading

9 March               Somerset Teaching Partnership School, Yeovil

15 March             SSERC, Dunfermline

16 March             St Dominics High School, Belfast

21 March             Techniquest, Cardiff

This course is eligible for an Enthuse Award, which entitles attendees to a 100% discount on the course fee, and a contribution towards travel expenses. 

For further details, and to book your place visit STEM Centre learning.

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