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Introduction

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 now closed. You can still use our resources to introduce the Global Goals and the micro:bit to students.

Students in Taiwan show their entry to the do your :bit challenge

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 2022 challenge is now closed and you can read about the winners here.

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.

Entry categories

There are three different categories to enter in the do your :bit challenge. Please read carefully and submit your entry in the correct category.

Entry checklist

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?

Partners

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.

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Strategic Partner

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.

Delivery Partners

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.

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

Terms and conditions

Check out the challenge's T&Cs for details on how we run the competition and process your data.