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Wildlife fans can watch Blue Planet II in the best quality ever shown on the BBC from Sunday 10 December.
BBC micro:bit celebrates huge impact in first year, with 90% of students saying it helped show that anyone can code
To celebrate its first year, the BBC has released figures showing the positive impact the BBC micro:bit has had amongst UK students and teachers.
BBC Radio 1Xtra’s A.Dot today launches the Trashbag Tuesday animation tool with Mixital to inspire teenagers to get creative with what Brits do best – complain about the things that annoy them most.
The BBC today challenges teenagers to get creative online with the Gold Rush Game Maker, inspired by the upcoming three part series Operation Gold Rush with Dan Snow, starting Sunday 30 October, 9pm, BBC Two.
The BBC Academy, Metropolitan College Belfast and Accenture are expanding upon the UK wide BBC Make it Digital Traineeship to take it to Northern Ireland. The course offers a mix of BBC-designed classroom training, and a work placement with a local employer, helping young people work towards gaining an apprenticeship, job or continuing with further education.
The BBC and the Wellcome Trust have announced The Big Food Survey, a major initiative encouraging students to get involved in the UK’s biggest ever food and health survey for 12 and 13 year-olds.
In a landmark moment, from today up to one million BBC micro:bits are being delivered free to every year 7 student in England and Wales, year 8 student in Northern Ireland and S1 student in Scotland. The BBC micro:bit, launched as part of the BBC Make it Digital initiative, is a pocket-sized codeable computer that allows young people to get creative with technology, whatever their level of experience, and aims to help develop a new generation of digital pioneers.
BBC Radio 5 live has announced its ‘Ones to Watch’ digital influencer list, with Harry Metcalfe, Managing Director of dwx, taking the top spot for his role helping public sector organisations improve their digital services.
The BBC has today launched BBC Weather Watchers, a brand new, online crowd-sourced weather club for people who want to join in the nation’s favourite conversation and help tell the story of the UK’s weather.
The BBC today launched The Doctor Who Game Maker, allowing fans to create and share their own adventures in time and space. It gives users the chance to manipulate the Doctor Who universe like never before, creating their own action-packed games featuring the Doctor, Clara, and a huge range of other heroes, monsters and worlds from the series.
EastEnders Soap Factory will launch tonight at 8pm on the BBC’s new mixital website (www.mixital.co.uk), giving fans a chance to create their own comic-style stories and give their own take on the trial of Max Branning, which begins on BBC One tonight at 7.30pm.
There will be up to 17 BBC iWonder guides and timelines created for the season. Looking at topics from the dark web and big data, to Steve Jobs and ground-breaking visual CGI effects in film, the guides will be available at bbc.co.uk/iwonder.
The BBC has launched mixital, a new digital platform for teenagers to get creative with some of the BBC’s best-known brands, and Make it Digital Matchr in collaboration with Google and Tech Partnership, which aims to help audiences discover a range of digital career opportunities and learning resources.
The BBC today launched a major content season for BBC Make it Digital across TV, Radio and Online; a new platform for digital creativity aimed at teenagers called mixital; and BBC Make it Digital Matchr, a collaboration with Google and the Tech Partnership to help young people across the UK find the right resources to develop their digital skills.
Schoolchildren to make their mark on digital landscape in pioneering BBC Scotland and Education Scotland project
Pupils from across Scotland will build many of the country’s most famous landmarks in a virtual world as part of a range of activities for the BBC Make it Digital initiative. The virtual representations will then be reproduced through 3D printing to create a map which will be showcased at a final event in spring.
The BBC has today (Tuesday 18 August) announced that Doctor Who is giving audiences at home the opportunity to create their own brand new digital stories for the Doctor that take him into the new series.
CBBC has today announced that it will be heading to Hull this October for an action-packed weekend of events, live broadcasts and digital activities - and everyone is invited.
From today young unemployed people can apply to take part in a BBC Make it Digital Traineeship, which will be available in around 60 towns and cities in England.
Conceived and convened by the BBC, the BBC micro:bit has been made possible by a pioneering partnership of 29 organisations. It is unprecedented in its scale, ambition and dedication to help a new generation get creative with technology and take advantage of the opportunities a career in science, technology, engineering and maths offers.
The BBC micro:bit initiative aims to make a huge impact in 2015 with the BBC and its partners committed providing up to 1 million micro:bits in 2015, given freely to every child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK. And it won’t stop there.
We will provide details on how teachers can register their school to receive BBC micro:bits later this summer, and from the second half of September we will begin dispatching micro:bits to schools, targeting every year-7 ICT teacher in the UK.
The BBC and partners today unveiled the BBC micro:bit - a pocket-sized, codeable computer that allows children to get creative with technology. In the BBC’s most ambitious education initiative for 30 years, up to 1 million devices will be given to every 11 or 12 year-old child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK, for free.
From 2 to 5 July 2015 tall ships from across the globe will anchor in Belfast for the start of The Tall Ships Races 2015. BBC Northern will be on the quayside for the festival, showcasing our services and bringing the event to audiences across TV, Radio and online.
Up to 200 unemployed people across Wales will be offered the chance to become a BBC Make It Digital Trainee to help them boost their chances of getting a job and to develop vital digital skills.
BBC Learning and BBC English Regions are joining up this summer to bring the BBC Make it Digital tour to 13 locations across the UK beginning in Plymouth Hoe on 27 June.
Tonight entrepreneur and internet-pioneer Baroness Martha Lane-Fox will deliver the 39th annual Dimbleby Lecture from London’s Science Museum, part of the BBC's Make it Digital initiative to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology.
BBC Director-General Tony Hall's speech at the launch of BBC Make it Digital on 12 March 2015.
To showcase how Britain has helped shape the digital world, why digital skills matter, and inspire our audiences to become creators and well as digital consumers, BBC Make it Digital will harness the power of its best-loved brands to bring coding and digital technology to life, with a wide-reaching season of content across TV and radio as well as online.
Many of the BBC’s biggest and best-loved brands across TV and Radio are creating online and interactive content to inspire their audiences with digital technology, including Doctor Who, EastEnders, Children in Need, Radio 1, Appsolute Genius, Technobabble and Nina And The Neurons.
Major initiative will give a coding device to every child in year 7 across the UK, 1 million devices in total; create up to 5,000 digital trainees; partner with around 50 organisations; and launch a season of dedicated BBC programmes and online activity.
From 14 to 20 March 2015 BBC Birmingham and partners are joining forces to showcase the wide range of digital industries in the creative and business sectors – one of the largest programmes of training, events, workshops and panels ever to be held for those working in broadcast, digital agencies, games, arts and creative industries.
Tony Hall speech to the Creative & Cultural Skills Annual Conference on 5 March 2015.
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