Microbit smart home NS007 / A20

Start date
18 Jan 21
2 Days
SSERC, 2 Pitreavie Court, South Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline KY11 8UU View on Google Map


This course includes practical workshops to build confidence using the micro:bit. It will develop the skills needed, and be provided with the resources to facilitate and run a smart home project back at school.


To apply for this course please contact SSERC directly (enquiries@sserc.scot ) who will forward you the necessary information. Shortly after the published closing date for applications the Administration Team at SSERC will send to successful applicants:


  • confirmation of an offer of a place on the course together with details on enrolment procedures
  • information on ENTHUSE bursaries and how to apply for such a bursary
  • a set of terms and conditions which you must meet in order to qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary


If you are a supply teacher you may still qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary – please contact SSERC to establish your eligibility.


Participants will be able to:


  • programme their Microbit to carry out range of practical tasks
  • programme the Microbit to receive and interpret a range of inputs, causing outputs to trigger
  • plan, implement and evaluate a smarthome project when they return to school


1 Microbit smart home Day 118 January 202109:30-16:00Virtual
3 Microbit smart home Day 225 March 202109:30-16:00Virtual

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* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£320.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£320.00 +VATSubsidy available*£320.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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