micro:bit Global Challenge

Launching at the end of September. Find out more...

micro:bit Global Challenge

Can you help achieve the Global Goals? We’re setting you the biggest coding challenge yet!

We are excited to announce that Arm, World’s Largest Lesson and The Micro:bit Educational Foundation have co-created a brand new competition called the Global Challenge.

Using the BBC micro:bit, we want you to design and make a solution to a problem that affects your community or a community somewhere else in the world and will contribute to meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). Maybe you have a great innovation which could make your school or community a safer place to be? Or perhaps you are passionate about health and well-being, with ideas on how to make our world a healthier place to live?

The winners of the challenge will visit London on an all expenses paid trip and take part in an amazing micro:bit challenge day with other winners from all over the world!

Check back here on September 24th for full details of the challenge and how you can enter.

In the meantime, have a look at these resources that will help get you started:

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The cross-curricular resources focus on using the micro:bit to solve problems and help achieve the Global Goals. They are easy to follow and can be used whether or not you have used a micro:bit before. Each resource includes lesson plans, classroom presentations and student resources and are perfect for key stages 2 and 3.

There are more resources to come so keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter @microbit_edu.

And don’t forget to visit our Let's Code page to perfect your blocks, Python or Javascript coding skills.

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