VEX IQ: integrating robotics into your curriculum TY706 / C20

Start date
8 Jul 21
2 Days
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us


Are you interested in bringing robotics into your curriculum or STEM club?
Learn how to build and code your own VEX IQ robot with and receive a VEX IQ Super Kit to use back in school, enabling you to continue your robotics journey and compete in the VEX IQ Challenge.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for primary and secondary teachers, technicians and STEM coordinators, looking for a hands-on and creative ways to deliver robotics as part of your curriculum. No previous experience in programming is necessary.

What topics are covered?

This two day course covers: 
  • ⚪   unboxing your VEX IQ Super Kit and building your first VEX IQ robot

    ⚪   coding tutorials using VEXcode Blocks and VEXcode Text

    ⚪   ideas for classroom and club projects to try and take away

    ⚪   information about the VEX IQ Challenge, a nationwide competition your students will be able to enter with the kit that you receive during the course

How long is the course?

This is a two day intensive residential course. 

Who is the course leader?

  • Michael NelsonProfessional Development Leader and educational consultant


Who is the course leader?


By the end of this course, you will be able to: 
  • ✔️   build VEX IQ models for use in the classroom

    ✔️   program your model using VEXcode Blocks and VEXcode Text

    ✔️   compete in the VEX IQ Challenge as an extra-curricular activity


VEX IQ: integrating robotics into your curriculum - day 108 July 202110:00-17:30National STEM Centre
VEX IQ: integrating robotics into your curriculum - day 209 July 202109:00-15:00National STEM Centre

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If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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