We are proud to announce that Kitronik has been selected as an official Channel Partner by the micro:bit Educational Foundation and we couldn't be more excited. This is good news for Kitronik, the micro:bit Educational Foundation, and for our Customers.
We have been a staunch supporter of the micro:bit since the beginning and as a Channel Partner we can work closely with the micro:bit Educational Foundation to enable people around the world achieve their digital learning potential.
About The micro:bit Educational Foundation:
"Inspire every child to create their best digital future."
The Micro:bit Educational Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to inspire every child to create their best digital future. The Micro:bit Educational Foundation was founded in October 2016 with the aim of bringing digital inspiration to students worldwide. An estimated 25 million young people from more than 60 countries have benefited from learning with the micro:bit so far.
The micro:bit was originally created as part of the BBC’s Make It Digital initiative, launched in 2014. 29 expert partners came on board, each contributing resources and expertise. The BBC Education Make It Digital initiative distributed up to 1 million micro:bits to Year 7 students (or equivalent, aged 11-12), non-formal education settings and libraries across the UK. The micro:bit Educational Foundation was founded in October 2016 with the aim of bringing digital inspiration to students worldwide.
By inspiring more young people to learn digital skills, they aim to diversify the students who choose STEM subjects as they progress through school and into their careers. This, in turn, grows a diverse pipeline of talent, boosting social equity and contributing to the creation of better technology.
You can learn more about the micro:bit Educational Foundation here.
Kitronik is a company of Engineers, Designers, Makers, and Educators that are passionate about what we do and why we are doing it. Since 2005 we have been producing high-quality products for Education and Makers. Specialising in electronic project kits, we also stock the microbit / Raspberry Pi / Arduino and accessories, plywood, e-textiles , Perspex, clocks and much more.
We work directly with award winning teachers to develop products that Teachers need, bundled with classroom ready teaching resources to save Teachers time. From the first electronic kits we produced in the early 2000's, educational products and resources have always been a priority.
Kitronik, as one of the original 29 Partners, has been a part of the micro:bit story since the beginning.and we are delighted, and honored, that we continue to be just as involved going forward. Kitronik has an impressive array of micro:bit products and accessories, all backed up by a wealth of free guides and tutorials. As a Channel Partner we will also stock official micro:bit Foundation products, so you know that anything that carries the micro:bit logo can be 100% trusted.
You can find out more about the Kitronik team and a little about our history here.
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