do your :bit is a global micro:bit challenge for 8 - 18 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.
The challenge is open now! Find out more information on how to enter below. You can use our resources to introduce the challenge to students.
How to enter
We want you to design a tech solution to a problem that affects you and your community or another community somewhere in the world. Whatever the issue, we’re interested to hear how you would go about solving it. Use your imagination and be as creative as possible! The challenge closes for entries at 12:00pm (BST) on Friday 15 July 2022.
Who can enter?
Young people aged 8 – 18 anywhere in the world can enter the challenge. You can enter on your own or as part of a team. Teams can contain up to 3 members.
There are three different categories to enter in the do your :bit challenge. Please read carefully and submit your entry in the correct category.
Category 1 - idea only, 8-14 year olds
Category 2 - design and code, 8-14 year olds
Category 3 - design and code, 15-18 year olds only
When you are ready to enter the challenge check you have the following information before completing the entry form:
- Which category are you entering?
- Which Global Goal is your entry linked to?
- What is your project called?
- Have you explained what your project is and how it works in a written statement?
- Have you included your code? (category 2 & 3 only)
- Have you included photos and a video of your project?
Make sure you complete and submit your entry by 12:00pm (BST) on Friday 15 July 2022
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.
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.
We are grateful to OKdo for their generous donation of 5,000 micro:bit devices and support in enabling more young people from under-represented groups to get involved in the do your :bit challenge.
Thank you to our Delivery Partners who are bringing do your :bit to life for teachers and young people across the world through workshops, online content and training.
do your :bit community
Thank you to the do your :bit community who are amplifying the challenge across the world.
Coding for Kids, Iraq
CsFirst Lagos, Nigeria
Mindset Coders, Uganda
STEAMLabs Africa, Kenya
STEM Smart Labs, India
STEMUp Educational Foundation, Sri Lanka
Science Oxford, United Kingdom
Tablet Academy MENA, Lebanon
Teens Can Code, Nigeria
micro:bitando Group, Brazil
Terms and conditions
Check out the challenge's T&Cs for details on how we run the competition and process your data.