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micro:bit for Teachers

Welcome to the Online Course - micro:bit Basics for Teachers! Whether you are starting your micro:bit journey or you are an experienced ICT teacher there is something for you here.

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Interactive Video Learning

Video learning with our expert microbit presenter! Test your knowledge as you learn with interactive video questions

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Track your progress

Easily track your learning progress and stop and start as it suits you

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Evidence your knowledge

Earn a certificate upon successful completition of the course

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About 21st Century Schools Programme

21st Century Schools is an ambitious 10 million pounds three-year education programme, designed and implemented by the British Council and funded by the UK Government. It will give over one million 10-15 years old students across the Western Balkans critical thinking, problem solving and coding skills.
Run in partnership with the relevant educational institutions in each country, it will allow students to learn in a fun, interactive and innovative way. As well as learning critical thinking and problem solving skills, children will learn practical coding skills and have the opportunity to practice their skills through physical computing. As part of the programme each school will receive a number of micro:bit devices which children can programme onto and use across subjects to solve every day problems.

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Start your micro:bit journey

This course will guide you through 12 modules and you will get to know the micro:bit and block code editor.
Learn about micro:bit- Basic commands, Input and output
Find out more about Loops, variables, boolean logic; Audio, Icons and animation
Familiarize yourself with Maths, Variables and Processing Data
Get to know how to create games and work with bluetooth and radio as well as pins and external devices.
At the end we will give you information about the next steps and further learning options like Using Python

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