18 results for “microbit”

Nominet and Micro:bit Educational Foundation launch primary education research and support programme

Nominet and the Micro:bit Educational Foundation are launching a new piece of research and programme of support for primary school teachers in the UK. The research into the teaching of digital skills and creativity will help inform the subsequent education programme, featuring Professional Development, resources and a BBC micro:bit donation, and support teachers in teaching...

A new micro:bit for the modern world

Full disclosure: I’m a bit of a coding geek. Learning to program on my Sinclair Spectrum was probably one of the most influential experiences of my early life, setting me on the path to a career in tech. I continue to love programming and have been trying my best to kindle similar enthusiasm in my...

How do we measure the impact of our ‘tech for good’ intentions?

An important question for any company committed to making a social as well as business impact is how we assess if our activities and investments are truly achieving that. Answering this question forms one aspect of my work at Nominet. We are the registry for the .UK namespace, an organisation committed to operating as a...

Micro:bit Educational Foundation and Nominet launch micro:bit classroom

…part of a new free educational platform to help teachers teach computing with purpose… With funding from Nominet, the Micro:bit Educational Foundation has released a free comprehensive educational platform to empower every teacher to deliver creative digital projects and computing lessons The platform includes micro:bit classroom, a unique tool that makes managing and reviewing students’...

More than a yellow bear

Have you ever had to send an email with a broken hand or arm? What is normally a rapid and frequent activity for most of us suddenly becomes fraught with difficulty and frustration. Technology is ubiquitous and yet people with limited hand or arm dexterity are left behind because accessibility has not kept pace with...