It’s time to get coding for the Global Goals! Introducing do your :bit, a new global micro:bit challenge for children and teens. Combine creativity and technology to come up with solutions for the Global Goals by tackling the issues we’re facing today. We want you to come up with innovative ways of using your micro:bit to make the world a better place.

do your :bit launches on 2 July 2019 with a brand new website featuring exciting educational resources that can be used in the classroom, more information on the Goals and inspiration to get you thinking. Plus, details on how you can take part.

The challenge will open for entries in September 2019. Don’t miss out! Once you submit your entry, you could be in for the chance to win a number of fantastic prizes! Check back here in July to find out more.

Brought to you by

Brought to you by the Micro:bit Educational Foundation, Arm, World's Largest Lesson, in partnership with Unicef.

Calling all partners!

We are passionate about inspiring young people and encouraging them to unlock their digital creativity, which is why we’re always on the look-out for like-minded organisations to work with. If you are interested in becoming a do your :bit Community Partner and being part of something amazing, you can find out more here.

Schools!

If you’re interested in working collaboratively with other schools to learn about the Goals and co-create solutions for do your :bit, the British Council can help you to get started via their Connecting Classrooms programme.

Through international school partnerships, professional development for teachers and engaging learning resources, Connecting Classrooms helps equip students to live and work in a globalised world. To find out more and how you can get involved, visit Connecting Classrooms or the British Council website for your country.

We’re delighted to have the British Council our founding partner, join us on the do your :bit challenge – helping to bring the challenge to cities around the world.

If you can't wait to get started then visit our Let's Code page to perfect your blocks, Python or JavaScript coding skills.

Excited? Keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter @microbit_edu. Get thinking of ideas by reading about our previous challenge.

Global Challenge 2018 Winners Day

In late 2018, we ran the micro:bit Global Challenge. Our winners from around the world won a trip to London for a special Winners Day in January 2019. It was a fantastic day of creativity and collaboration.