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Enter the challenge


do your :bit is a global micro:bit challenge for 8 - 15 year olds. Test your imagination and 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 innovations that make the world a better place. And you could win some amazing micro:bit prizes with your ideas!

The challenge opens for entries in January 2021 and there will be micro:bit activities available to support you with your entry from 1 December 2020.

Students in Delhi, India working on their entry for the do your :bit challenge.

How to enter

The challenge opens for entry on 11 Jan 2021 and closes 4 June 2021. Details on how to enter the challenge will be available from 1 December 2020.

Children take part in a British Council hackathon in Malawi, Africa.


We are passionate about inspiring young people and encouraging them to unlock their digital creativity and we love working with like-minded organisations. Thank you to all of our partners.

If you’re interested in working with us on do your :bit, ​please get in touch.

In partnership with

do your :bit is produced by the Micro:bit Educational Foundation in partnership with the British Council and World’s Largest Lesson.

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micro:bit champions

Apply to become a micro:bit champion and help more educators bring the do your :bit challenge to life.

Students in Malawi, Africa, test their micro:bit solutions.