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The BBC micro:bit is one of the most ambitious initiatives Premier Farnell has ever been involved with. Working closely alongside the BBC and a number of major global partner corporations, the project is set to ensure that every UK school child has access to coding equipment from the age of 11.   Our Strategic Alliance Director Richard Curtin recently conducted an in-depth Q&A about how the project came about and why Premier Farnell were so keen to be involved.     Why do ...
  The BBC micro:bit is a fully programmable hand-held computer that can be used for a wide variety of exciting projects, from creating games and robots to musical instruments and fitness tools. In 2016, one million year 7 students across the UK received their own BBC micro:bit device, free of charge.   If you’re looking for some simple, accessible projects to help your child to get to grips with their BBC micro:bit, take a look at this selection of easy and entertaining activit ...